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Pimiento Cheese


This delicious and classic Pimiento Cheese Spread can be used as a sandwich spread or as an appetizer spread or dip.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings


  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. finely grated onion
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar or colby cheese
  • 1 (4 oz.) jar minced pimientos, drained


Combine cream cheese and mayonnaise and beat well until smooth. Add onion, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper and cream well until combined. Add Cheddar cheese and beat until blended. Then gently fold in the chopped pimientos. Cover tightly and refrigerate.

Serve as a sandwich spread or as an appetizer with crusty french bread slices, apple slices, and crackers. To make into a dip, add more mayonnaise until desired consistency is reached.

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