Boursin Cheese Spread
A great gift idea! Fill a crock with this creamy, herbed cheese spread and package it in a basket with fruit, a fresh loaf of crusty French bread or a box of select gourmet crackers and a bottle of wine*.
1 (16-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) carton whipped butter
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Beat Cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth; add butter and remaining ingredients, mixing until well blended.
- Spoon into airtight containers or gift crocks.
- Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.
Makes 3 1/2 cups.
DIRECTIONS FOR GIFT CARD: Store Boursin Cheese Spread in refrigerator up to 1 week. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers or French bread.
*Substitute with a non-alcoholic wine for those who prefer not to imbibe in alcoholic beverages.
Adapted from a recipe from Southern Living.