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Garlic Cheese Spread Recipe

Garlic Cheese Spread Recipe

Making this cheese spread is easy and fun. It tastes great on flatbread, focaccia or crackers. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Flatbread, focaccia bread or assorted crackers


  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and oil until fluffy. Add the Parmesan cheese, onion, garlic and pepper; beat until well blended.
  • 2. Spoon into a small container. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve with flatbread, focaccia or crackers. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 124 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 119mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Garlic Cheese Spread

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 18603
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2011

"Very savory and delicious. Easy to make with ingredients I have on hand. I did also add a bit more extra garlic."

britt1992 User ID: 1702978 13595
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2010

"This spread is awesome! Everyone that tried it kept going back for more,"

lafleur User ID: 2115534 72912
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2010

"Very good, but I doubled the amount of garlic as I love the taste."

milette User ID: 4556946 15383
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"I made this for a "girls night in" and it was a huge hit. I put in an extra clove of garlic because I love the taste. I cut up a pack of Hawaiian sweet rolls to put it on and it was out of this world delicious! Will be making many more times in the future."

Leah A User ID: 3711484 15309
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2009

"Easy to make and even easier to eat! This delicious spread comes together quickly and has just the right amount of flavor. Yum!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.