Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese


This garlic and herb cheese spread is great on crackers, sandwiches (when you're bored with mayo and mustard), or tucked into beef Wellington! It's so much cheaper to make it than buy it.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 stick butter, softened

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill weed

  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Mix together cream cheese, butter, Parmesan cheese, garlic, oregano, parsley, thyme, dill, basil, and pepper in a bowl until evenly combined.

  2. Chill in refrigerator overnight or 8 hours.


This can be frozen for long-term storage.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

138 Calories
14g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 34mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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