Creamy Pimiento Cheese

Southern Living
Creamy Pimiento CheeseRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Creamy Pimiento Cheese is a Southern staple and is as versatile as it is good. Serve Creamy Pimiento Cheese as a sandwich filling, a burger topper, a dip, or as an appetizer with Creamy Cracker Spoons. 


Makes 1 3/4 cups


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1 (10-oz.) block sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
1 teaspoon grated onion
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Salt and pepper to taste


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Beat shredded cheese, mayonnaise, pimiento, grated onion, Dijon mustard, ground red pepper, and Worcestershire sauce at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer 1 minute or until creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

March 2012