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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*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 39mg13%
Sodium 327mg14%
Potassium 55mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 570IU11%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 157mg16%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.