Southern Pimento Cheese Spread

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This Southern Pimento Cheese Spread will be the star at your party! Sweet, tangy with a subtle bite. Spread it, add to dishes or dip into it!  Try it with crackers or dip your favorite veggies.  It's great mixed into dishes for a twist, add it on your burger or make a grilled cheese sandwich with it. 

  • Author: Katia
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Southern
  • Diet: Gluten Free



2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

3 Tbsp Mayonnaise

1-7 oz. jar pimentos, drained & squeezed (about 2/3 cup after drained)

1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

2 tsp lemon juice

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 tsp onion powder

1/4 tsp granulated garlic

1/4 tsp smoked paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper ( depending on spiciness tolerance)


  1. Add all ingredients to a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Stir and mash with a fork till you no longer see white clumps of cream cheese.  
  3. Enjoy immediately or chill in the refrigerator till ready to serve.



Keep refrigerated when not enjoying and enjoy within about 5 days of making.  Can be made a day ahead for a party! 

Keywords: spread, dip, Southern, Cheese, condiment

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