Roasted Garlic Cheese Spread
March 26, 2013
"Easy and creamy, this makes a great snack or appetizer to serve to guests."
- Serving Size: 1 (35.3 g)
- Calories 120.7
- Total Fat - 11.2 g
- Saturated Fat - 5.6 g
- Cholesterol - 25.5 mg
- Sodium - 289.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 3.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0 g
- Sugars - 1 g
- Protein - 2.7 g
- Calcium - 25 mg
- Iron - 0.5 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.7 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
Note- If using salted butter, lower amount of salt used or omit.
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Cut off top third of garlic head without peeling away papery skin.
Drizzle top of garlic with olive oil until it is saturated.
Place garlic cut side down in a ovenproof ramekin dish or baking pan.
Roast for 60-75 minutes, or until soft and tender.
When slightly cooled, squeeze out roasted garlic cloves and place in a mini-food processor (or may place in a bowl to whisk by hand).
Add softened cream cheese, butter, salt, and pepper to mini-processor and pulse until creamy and smooth.
Place in a serving/storage dish and blend in snipped chives (if using).
Serve softened spread with assorted crackers.
Tips & Variations
- Makes 1 cup.