Jalapeño Pimiento Cheese

Yield 1 quart

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) loaf process cheese spread, cubed
  • 1 (8-ounce) package shredded three-cheese gourmet Cheddar cheese blend
  • 1 (8-ounce) package refrigerated shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 seeded, minced jalapeño peppers

How to Make It

  1. Process half of cheeses in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Transfer to a bowl.

  2. Process remaining cheeses, sugar, salt, and pepper in food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Stir into cheese mixture in bowl; stir in pimiento, jalapeño and mayonnaise.