Southern Pimiento Cheese

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by NorthwestGal

This is a recipe for a cheese spread that is common throughout the South, which many versions for this recipe can be found. They're all good on grilled cheese sandwiches, as a cracker spread, or served with fried green tomatoes. I found this recipe on the Allrecipes website (posted by QueenReyney), and I added the most repeated changes that reviewers stated made the spread even better.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

I have been craving pimento cheese and this dish really hit the spot. DH is loving it and he can't wait for lunch. I added a little more cheese, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne. This is a great recipe -- easy to make and sooo good. Made for the Culinary Quest - U. S. Southern Region, August, 2014.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, minced jalapeno, pimento, dry mustard and Worcestershire into the large bowl of a mixer. Beat at medium speed, with paddle if possible, until thoroughly combined.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Use on grilled cheese sandwiches, as a cracker spread, or alongside Fried Green Tomatoes.

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