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Creamy Pimento Cheese Recipe
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Creamy Pimento Cheese

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"This is the best pimento cheese you will ever have! Its creamy texture makes it excellent for sandwiches or for eating on crackers. Serve at room temperature."

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Original recipe makes 2 1/2 cups Change Servings
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    15 mins

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. Beat the cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add Cheddar cheese and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in mayonnaise and garlic powder; stir in pimento. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 08, 2010

Gourmet on a budget! I tried and loved it as written but to change it for a party, I added some of the diced ham pieces, some chopped pickeled jalepeno's, celery salt and used roasted red peppers! Spread this on spinach tortilla wraps and sliced for finger food! This was the first tray to be emptied and even the guys ask for the recipe!! Thank you!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2011

Was ok not the pimento cheese recipe i was looking for. Lost my grandmothers recipe in a move from texas.

Oct 06, 2009

This is delicious...I found this recipe after I discovered the pimento cheddar spread at the grocery store (which I LOVE) costs $5!!! This recipe is just as good, if not better, and makes twice as much for less money. I followed other reviewers suggestions and added the liquid from the pimento helped make the mixing easier and adds more pimento yumminess.

Feb 18, 2009

Delicious!!!! Didn't realize it was so easy to make Pimento Cheese. If I'd known, I would have been making this years ago.

Jan 06, 2011

This is delicious, and so very easy to make! I have never made pimento cheese before, and I will never purchase it again, I will always make my own. The first time I made this was for Thanksgiving, and I followed the recipe as written and everyone loved it! Second time, I made this for Christmas and I used Miracle Whip instead of the mayo, and it's really great with that also, nice change! That added a very slight sweetness , and it was "sharper" in flavor. I served this with assorted crackers (wheat, rye, butter, sesame & onion). I will definitley use this recipe again for sure! Thanks so much for sharing :)

Aug 23, 2010

I've made this and it's gone in the same day!

Jun 15, 2010

Fabulous! I use roasted red peppers in a jar in place of the pimentos, a really good sharp cheddar, and light cream cheese.

Jun 14, 2010

This was great. It reminds me of the Pimento Cheese my grandmother used to make. Use as a sandwich spread, or stuffed in jalapenos as an hors d'oeuvre. Thanks for sharing this recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 253 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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