Easy and creamy, this makes a great snack or appetizer to serve to guests.
Makes 1 cup.
1 whole head of garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil (amount approximate)
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup snipped fresh chives (optional; amount to taste)