Tottie's Pimiento Cheese

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Total Time
8hrs 15mins
15 mins
8 hrs

This spread has been in my family for more years than I am old. My Great-Aunt Tottie made this for the whole family for years, sometimes using five pounds of cheese at a time. She never allowed anyone else in the family to do it. After her death, over 30 years ago, we found the recipe in a drawer in her kitchen much to the delight of everyone. Cook time is chilling time for peak flavor.

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  1. Drain pimientos, but save juice.
  2. Combine pimientos with mayo, toss with cheese'til thoroughly mixed.
  3. Add pecans, hot sauce to your taste, S&P to taste, add the reserved pimiento juice to bring cheese spread to desired consistency.
  4. Chill.
  5. Serve as sandwich spread, cracker dip, veggie dip or just eat it off a spoon!