Creamy Pimento Cheese

Paula Todora


Creamy and rich, full of flavor-it's my favorite recipe for pimento cheese-a true southern favorite.

★★★★★ 2 votes
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


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1 c
medium cheddar or longhorn cheese, grated
3/4 c
monterey jack cheese, grated
1/2 c
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
2/3 c
real mayonnaise (not salad dressing-i use duke's)
4 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
4 Tbsp
diced pimentos, drained
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1/8 tsp
onion powder (optional-i use a tiny dash)

How to Make Creamy Pimento Cheese


  • 1Mix cheeses in a large bowl and add mayonnaise and cream cheese. Mix by hand until thoroughly combined.
  • 2Add pimentos and seasonings and mix. Add more mayonnaise if too dry. Serve on bread as a sandwich, or as a dip or snack on celery. Refrigerate leftovers.

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About Creamy Pimento Cheese

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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