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Jim Early took first place out of 300 entries in the Southern Foodways Alliance Pimiento Cheese Invitational by creating this update of his mother's recipe. If you need a smaller amount, you can easily cut the recipe in half.

Jim Early, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Recipe by Southern Living June 2008

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Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Leigh Anne Montgomery

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process first 3 ingredients, in batches, in a food processor 45 seconds or until well blended. Add pimiento and next 4 ingredients, and pulse 5 to 6 times or to desired consistency. Cover and chill up to 1 day. Serve with crackers or bread slices.

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