Buttery Herb Cheese Spread

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes


1 garlic clove, minced
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried dillweed
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.

Note: To make a bread basket to hold the spread, cut a thin slice from top of a 1-pound, round bread loaf. Scoop out center, leaving a 1-inch-thick shell. Spoon spread into shell; serve with assorted crackers and breadsticks.