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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.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2012

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Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes about 5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bake 1/2 cup chopped pecans at 350° in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Cool 20 minutes. Stir together mayonnaise, diced pimiento, pickled jalapeño pepper slices, liquid from sweet-hot pickled jalapeño pepper slices, and toasted pecans. Stir in Cheddar cheese until well blended. Garnish, if desired.

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Chef's Notes

We tested with The Original Texas Sweet & Hot Jalapeños.

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