Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese Recipe

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Judy Martin


This is a recipe that I use for salad lunches and for finger sandwiches. It is a favorite with wheat bread or with wheat thins and Ritz crackers. Any way you spread it, it is good!

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10 Min


1 lb
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 lb
shredded monterey jack cheese
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
4 oz
sprinkle of garlic powder and black pepper
mayo as needed
optional: i put chopped jalapenos with juice for heat in the mixture

How to Make Pimento Cheese


  • 1Mix cheddar and monterey jack cheeses.
  • 2Add cream cheese and pimento with juice.
  • 3Add garlic powder and black pepper to taste.
  • 4Generously add mayo to mix. Use enough mayo to make creamy. Chill well before using.
  • 5Keeps at least 2 weeks in refrigerator.

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About Pimento Cheese

Course/Dish: Spreads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheesy, #creamy