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Chive and Onion Cream Cheese Spread

5 from 25 votes
Published on 03/18/2024 by Umamiology
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Chive and Onion Cream Cheese spread is a savory blend of creamy cheese, chives, onion powder and sour cream. This perfectly spreadable, ultra-light and fluffy cream cheese is perfect to slather on bagels, toast, sandwiches and more!

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One of my favorite foods is dip – and this Chive and Onion Cream Cheese dip is the best! The tangy taste of the cream cheese, accentuated by a dollop of sour cream, alongside the fresh herbal flavor of chopped chives makes this spread immensely addicting!

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It’s perfect for slathering on toast or bagels as a quick and easy breakfast or as a creamy element in your next charcuterie board. The uses of this delectable cheese spread are endless!

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What To Eat With Chive and Onion Cream Cheese

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This spread is so versatile that you can use it on almost anything! Here are a list of suggestions:

  • Bagels: Spread it generously on toasted bagels for a classic breakfast
  • Crackers: Serve it as a spread on crackers for a quick appetizer
  • Sandwiches: Use it as a flavorful spread for sandwiches and wraps
  • Vegetables: Dip fresh vegetables like carrots, celery, or bell peppers into it
  • Stuffed Mushrooms: Fill mushroom caps with this dip and bake until golden brown for a flavorful appetizer
  • Baked Potatoes: Top baked potatoes with a dollop of this creamy spread for a tasty twist on a classic dish
  • Dip for Chips or Pretzels: Serve it as a dip for chips, pretzels, or breadsticks as a delicious snack option
  • Burgers: Use it as a spread on burger buns for a delicious creamy taste
  • Quesadillas: Spread it on tortillas before adding cheese, grilled chicken, and vegetables for a creamy and savory quesadilla filling
  • Grilled Cheese: Use it as the spread in grilled cheese sandwiches for an extra boost of flavor
  • Deviled Eggs: Mix with the egg yolks for a flavorful twist on classic deviled eggs

Key Elements Of This Recipe

  • Philadelphia Cream Cheese: Use the original version of this cream cheese
  • Fresh Chives: Important to get that fresh chive flavor
  • Sour Cream: The secret ingredient that adds a bit of tang to the spread

The Ingredients For This Creamy Spread

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  • 1 block Philadelphia Cream Cheese (8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Fresh Chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream

The Equipment Needed

  • Large Mixing Bowl

How To Make Chive and Onion Cream Cheese

First, leave your block of cream cheese on your counter to bring it up to room temperature (approx 30-45 mins).

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Next, place your cream cheese, sour cream, onion powder and garlic salt in your mixing bowl and give it a good mix.

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Lastly, add in your chives and give it one final mix to make sure everything is incorporated.

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Let it sit in the fridge for 1 hour before serving.

How To Store Chive and Onion Cream Cheese

Stored well in an air tight container, this spread will last up to 4 days in the fridge.

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Chive and Onion Cream Cheese Spread

5 from 25 votes
Chive and Onion Cream Cheese spread is a savory blend of creamy cheese, chives, onion powder and sour cream. This perfectly spreadable, ultra-light and fluffy cream cheese is perfect to slather on bagels, toast, sandwiches and more!
Author: Umamiology
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Ingredients 

Instructions 

How To Make Chive and Onion Cream Cheese

  • First, leave your block of cream cheese on your counter to bring it up to room temperature (approx 30-45 mins).
  • Next, place your cream cheese, sour cream, onion powder and garlic salt in your mixing bowl and give it a good mix.
  • Lastly, add in your chives and give it one final mix to make sure everything is incorporated.
  • Let it sit in the fridge for 1 hour before serving.

Notes

How to Store Chive and Onion Cream Cheese
Stored well in an air tight container, this spread will last up to 4 days in the fridge.

Nutrition

Calories: 21kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 198mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 207IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 0.1mg

*Nutritional information is just an estimate derived by an online calculation tool.

FAQ

Is chive and onion cream cheese good?

This is one of the best dips you could ever try! The tangy taste of the cream cheese, accentuated by the dollop of sour cream, alongside the fresh herbal flavor of chopped chives makes this spread immensely addicting!

How long does chive and onion cream cheese last?

Stored well in an air tight container, this chive and onion cream cheese will last up to 4 days in the fridge.

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