Pimento Cheese in a small jar with a spreader and green napkin from TheSuburbanSoapbox.com
Pimento Cheese Spread
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

A southern staple, this easy to make Pimento Cheese Spread is a must have at every party!

Course: Appetizer, Condiment
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: cheese, crab dip, spread
Servings: 12
Calories: 195 kcal
  • 6 ounce cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pimentos
  1. In a medium bowl, whip the cream cheese using a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Add the cheddar, colby jack, mayonnaise, cayenne, garlic powder, salt and pepper and continue mixing on medium speed until well blended. Add the pimentos and mix to combine.
  2. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. The spread will last up to 3 months in the refrigerator.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Pimento Cheese can be made up to 5 days in advance.

Nutrition Facts
Pimento Cheese Spread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 327mg 14%
Potassium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 11.4%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 15.7%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.