Homemade Boursin-Style Cheese

You don’t need to buy the expensive version of this great cheese. You can make homemade Boursin-style cheese with items you probably already have on hand.

Grilled Polenta with Homemade Boursin-Style CheeseThis cheese is perfect on crackers, baked potatoes, apple slices, steak, burgers and grilled corn-on-the-cob! And absolutely yummy spooned on top of grilled polenta disks.

Homemade Boursin-Style Cheese

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Author Based on a recipe from Southern Living


  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter softened at room temperature
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano leaves crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry basil leaves crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry dill weed crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry marjoram leaves crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry thyme leaves crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Place all ingredients into a large bowl and whip with a handheld mixer until smooth and fluffy. You can also do this in a blender or food processor.
  • Keep in the fridge and use within a few weeks.

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