A southern staple, this easy to make Pimento Cheese Spread is a must have at every party!
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6ouncecream cheeseroom temperature
1cupshredded sharp cheddar cheese
1cupshredded colby jack cheese
1/2teaspoonfresh ground pepper
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.
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.
Pimento Cheese can be made up to 5 days in advance.
Pimento Cheese Spread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 195Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Vitamin A 570IU11%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.