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Boursin-Copycat Cashew Cheese. Raw cashews, with plenty of garlic and herb, are magically transformed in this vegan recipe that is so reminiscent of actual Boursin cheese.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Boursin, cashew cheese, dairy-free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian
Servings 6


  • 3 Tbs vegan butter
  • 8 oz raw cashews soaked in water overnight and drained
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • zest of half a lemon
  • 1 Tbs fresh basil leaves chopped (or 1/2 tsp dried)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 tsp dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh snipped chives


  • Place the butter and soaked cashews in a food processor. Add the garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Process until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Transfer the cashew cheese to a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Taste for seasoning.
  • Line 2 molds (such as small ramekins or glass bowls) with plastic wrap. Divide the cheese between the two, then fold over the plastice wrap to cover the top. Put in the fridge 2 hrs to chill, firm up, and for flavors to combine. Serve with crackers.