Creamy Herbed Cheese Spread with Garlic Pita Chips

This is the Creamy Herbed Cheese Spread with Garlic Pita Chips recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 7 min - 10 min
  • Refrigeration: 6 h
Yields 3 cups / 750 mL
creamy herbed cheese spread with garlic pita chips

Ingredients

  • 2 pkgs (8 oz / 250 g each) plain Canadian Cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup (250 mL) butter softened
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried dill weed
  • Garlic Pita Chips
  • Garlic Pita Chips
  • 5 large pitas
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) melted butter
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) garlic powder

Preparation

Combine Canadian Cream cheese, butter, garlic, basil, thyme, marjoram and dill weed in large mixer bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smoothly combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Spread cheese mixture into a 9-inch (23 cm) fluted quiche dish or pie plate; carefully smooth top.

Cover and chill 6 hours or up to 2 days before serving. Garnish as desired and serve with Garlic Pita Chips.

Garlic Pita Chips

Split pita bread rounds in half, horizontally. Combine butter and garlic powder; brush over both sides of all pita rounds. Stack rounds and cut into 8 wedges.

Place wedges on large ungreased baking sheets. Bake in 350 °F (180 °C) oven 7 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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