Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Shape into a 10- x 2-inch log; coat with pepper. Wrap in plastic wrap; freeze 15 minutes. Serve with crackers or garlic toast. Garnish, if desired.
NOTE: A food processor may be used instead of a mixer.
Dried Tomato Mock Goat Cheese: Omit pepper; roll log 1/4 cup drained and chopped dried tomato in oil.