Smoky "Pimiento" Cheese Sandwiches

Smoky "Pimiento" Cheese SandwichesRecipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Mary Beth Wetzel/Zenobia
These pimiento cheese sandwiches make a quick and easy appetizer that's appealing for any shower or party.


Makes 7 servings
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


1 (3-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded smoked Cheddar cheese
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded smoked Gouda cheese
1/2 (8.5-oz.) jar sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
14 bread slices (sourdough and dark wheat)


1. Stir together cream cheese and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl until blended. Stir in shredded cheeses and sun-dried tomatoes until combined.

2. Spread cheese mixture on half of bread slices (about 1/3 cup on each); top with remaining bread slices.