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Soft cheese with herbs on a small plate with a cheese knife.
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5 from 4 votes

Boursin Cheese Spread

Creamy cheese with herbs and garlic.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 16 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 ounces butter softened
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • ½ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes


  • In a large mixing bowl add cream cheese and butter. Mix until smooth.
  • Add minced garlic, Parmesan cheese and dried herbs. 
  • Mix until well incorporated.
  • Scoop cheese mixture into a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours before serving. 

To Mold Cheese

  • Line a small bowl with plastic wrap.
  • Fill bowl with cheese mixture.
  • Cover cheese with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Remove from refrigerator and unwrap top of bowl.
  • Invert bowl onto a plate. Remove bowl and then remove remaining plastic wrap
  • Smooth out any rough spots with a knife or the back of a spoon.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley or slice green onions. 


Recipe adapted from Food.com


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 35mg | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.2mg