Homemade Boursin Cheese

  • Yield 1 1/2 cups

This cheese dip makes a great appetizer and is best if made a day ahead of time.


8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 -- garlic clove, crushed
2 teaspoons fresh minced parsley
1/2 teaspoon basil leaves
2 tablespoons chopped chives
1 tablespoon white vermouth
pinch lemon pepper


  1. Blend cream cheese with garlic.  Add remaining ingredients.  Chill and serve with stoned wheat thins or other crackers.  To make a dip for crudites, add 1/2 cup sour cream.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Chicago’s Soupcon II (Chicago, Illinois, 1982).




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