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Cadillac Pimento Cheese

Cadillac Pimento Cheese


"My mom made this recipe for Christmas 2002. She had nothing written down but I loved it so much I asked her how she did it and she wrote it down for me. All the measurements are approximate so if you find something that works better, let me know!"
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15 m servings 161 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings


  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 401 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a bowl, mix the processed American cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos. Season with onion powder, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Cover, and chill until ready to serve.

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This is my mom's recipe, and my sister submitted this, so I have to leave my comments about what I do differently...I usually sub sour cream for the cream cheese, its easier to stir. I also let ...

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I'm not sure if you have to grow up eating Pimiento Cheese in order to enjoy it; if so, it explains why my husband and I didn't care for this much. But since I've never eaten it before, I can't...

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This is my mom's recipe, and my sister submitted this, so I have to leave my comments about what I do differently...I usually sub sour cream for the cream cheese, its easier to stir. I also let ...

Scrumptious! I used real cheddar in lieu of processed cheese food and reduced fat cream cheese and mayo. I increased the pimento to 3 oz. and added freshly ground black pepper as well as a das...

I took this to a church gathering and got rave reviews...everyone loved it and ate all my sandwiches. I used shredded sharp chedder cheese instead of the processed stuff. Excellent!

I was looking for a good recipe for Pimento Cheese, and this was TERRIFIC! After reading other reviews, I decided to use sharp cheddar cheese (two 8-oz. blocks) instead of processed cheese. Ev...

Cadillac is right!!! I only changed one thing. Instead of processed cheese food, I used bagged, shredded sharp cheddar cheese and it was absolutely EXCELLENT!!!

Great simple recipe. I used lite ingredients so I saved a few calories but it tasted as good as the first time I made it. I used 4 oz. pimento's, 2 cup of low-fat cheddar cheese,low fat onions &...

I had my doubts but this turned out so good. I changed a few things but I chalk it up to personal taste so I still give it 5 stars. I used a little garlic salt instead of garlic powder and lig...

So easy and so versatile! I use shredded Colby-Jack and change up the seasonings depending on my mood. Some days it's onion and garlic, some days it Greek, some days it just salt and pepper......

Thanks Dayluce! This is an awesome recipe. I cut down on the cayenne pepper to about half. I tried the mayo and today I am making it with sour cream - so not sure which one I will prefer. I ...

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