Pimento Cheese Spread

Sherry Blizzard


Nanny Pruitt made the best pimento cheese spread on the planet. I've been so hungry for it that I called mom (witch 123 Billie Blair) for the recipe. It's so easy! Nanny didn't put the mustard in hers, but I think it adds a little kick. You have to let it rest in the refrigerator overnight before eating. It's so creamy and yummy and is a good dip for celery sticks.


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5 Min
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1 can(s)
12 oz. can evaporated milk
8 oz
pimentos, minced
1 lb
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 Tbsp
dry mustard

How to Make Pimento Cheese Spread


  • 1Heat evaporated milk to hot but not boiling.
  • 2Mix in cheese until melted slightly. Add pimentos and mustard. Mix well and store in an airtight container in the fridge overnight.

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About Pimento Cheese Spread

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Dips, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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