Boursin Cheese

This easy homemade Boursin cheese recipe recreates the popular French garlic and herb cheese.

Boursin Cheese

  • Servings: 16 servings

Adjust the flavorings to your taste - try other herbs like chives or basil. Use as a spread or to stuff mushrooms. Making your own Boursin allows you to taste the real garlic and herbs.


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram, fresh or dried
  • ½ teaspoon chopped fresh chives
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme, fresh or dried
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed


  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and process until smooth and well combined.
  • Spoon mixture into a small serving bowl and chill overnight.
  • Serve at room temperature.