Best Pimiento Cheese Recipes

Pimiento cheese is one of the most popular dishes in the South and everyone has their own idea about what makes "perfect pimiento cheese". Here are some of our top-rated recipes.

  • Miss Mattie's Southern Pimiento Cheese
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Miss Mattie's Southern Pimiento Cheese

    Miss Mattie's Southern Pimiento Cheese gets its sweet and spicy taste from sweet-hot pickled jalapeno peppers. The toasted pecans add to its Southern flair.

  • Spicy Roasted Red Bell Pepper Pimiento Cheese
    Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Spicy Roasted Red Bell Pepper Pimiento Cheese

    Spice up basic pimiento cheese by sprinkling in ground red pepper, freshly ground black pepper, and coarse-grain mustard.
  • "Some Like It Hot" Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    "Some Like It Hot" Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

    Made with pimiento cheese, bacon, and strawberry preserves, these grilled cheese sandwiches are the mother of all pimiento cheese sandwiches.
  • Blue Moon Inn Cheese Spread
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke

    Blue Moon Inn Cheese Spread

    Blue Moon Inn Pimiento Cheese is a pimiento cheese spread with the addition of chili sauce, chopped pecans, and chopped olives. Whether you use it as a dip for crackers or a spread for sandwiches, it’s totally addictive.
  • Louis Osteen's Pimiento Cheese
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Louis Osteen's Pimiento Cheese

    If you like creamy pimiento cheese, then Louis Osteen's Pimiento Cheese that's made with cream cheese and sharp Cheddar cheese is the spread for you.

  • Food Shark's Pimiento Cheese
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Food Shark's Pimiento Cheese

    Turn pimiento cheese sandwich spread into a hot and spicy appetizer by adding chopped jalapeño pepper to the cheese mixture and baking it in a casserole dish.
  • Our Favorite Pimiento Cheese
    Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Our Favorite Pimiento Cheese

    According to one online reviewer, this is the “best pimiento cheese I've ever had. Pecans make the difference and, they're right, the way you grate the cheese does make the recipe. Going to make it for the third time tonight.” We guarantee that you’ll love it, too.
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