This lively, fresh spread tastes delish on top of Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Crisps®, and is a great way to use the basil grown in your herb garden.

Fresh Basil Spread


6 fresh basil leaves
3 medium garlic cloves
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened (“Mom” prefers organic)
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (“Mom” prefers organic)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup olive oil
fresh basil leaves for garnish


In food processor, process basil and garlic until finely chopped. Add cream cheese, parmesan cheese, walnuts, and olive oil; process until smooth. Transfer spread mixture to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh basil leaves. Serve with Original or Everything Pretzel Crisps®.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Pretzel Crisps®.*