Garlic Herb Spread

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + chilling


1-1/2 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Garlic and a host of herbs pleasantly season this savory spread. It's a "must" on my holiday menu because I can make it in advance. —Cheryl Fortier, Athabasca, Alberta


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, thyme and marjoram
  • Assorted crackers or fresh vegetables


  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, parsley, garlic and seasonings until blended. Refrigerate overnight. Serve with crackers or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 134 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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