Pimento Cheese Spread With Smoked Paprika

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by KerfuffleUponWincle

Another pimento cheese recipe! Adjust the seasonings to suit your taste. Cook time is the chill time!

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Very tasty! Saw a picture of this pimento cheese spread and knew I had to make it. Made as directed and added additional garlic powder, a tiny bit more smoked paprika and a touch of salt. Can't wait to serve this with some crackers and pita chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grate cheese into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Toast pecans, then rough chop in a food processor.
  3. Add drained pimentos, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and cream cheese to the pecans in the food processor bowl. Process until as smooth as you'd like!
  4. Add pimento pecan mixture to the grated cheese; add mayonnaise and stir until well combined.
  5. Serve immediately, or chill for a better blend of flavors. Serve on crackers, celery sticks, or make into sandwiches!
  6. NOTE: I prefer the stiffer pimento cheese spread (as written) for toasted/grilled sandwiches! For a softer consistency, add 1-2 ounces more cream cheese, or increase the mayonnaise by 1-2 tablespoons.

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