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Homemade Garlic Butter Recipe

It is so easy to make homemade Garlic Butter! This recipe gives you the perfect balance of flavor and consistency.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: garlic bread, garlic butter, homemade garlic butter
Servings: 12
Calories: 222kcal


  • cups salted butter softened
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Using a hand mixer, combine garlic, parmesan cheese, oregano, and basil until finely chopped.
  • Add softened butter, salt and pepper continue mixing until combined.
  • Blend until mixed. You may need to scrap the sides and mix a little with a spoon.
  • Transfer butter from bowl to storage container.
  • Spread on your favorite bread or store in the fridge for up to 15 days.

To make garlic bread:

  • Preheat broiler on oven to high heat
  • Place 6 pieces of french bread onto cookie sheet
  • Spread garlic butter on each slice of bread
  • Broil for 3 minutes, or until top of bread begins to be toasted.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 758IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg