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


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

How to Make Pimento Cheese


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

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