Prep Time
15 Mins
Makes 3 1/2 cups

Triple your pimiento cheese pleasure by using Cheddar, cream cheese, and a jar of pimiento cheese spread. If you can’t find the spread, just add about 4 or 5 ounces more of the shredded Cheddar and 2 more tablespoons of mayonnaise.

How to Make It

Step 1

Microwave cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Stir in diced pimiento and next 6 ingredients.

Step 2

Stir in Cheddar cheese. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container up to 4 days.

Step 3

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Kraft Pimento Spread.

Ratings & Reviews

tracymtn's Review

September 24, 2013

BonnieFogger's Review

December 18, 2012
I made this for the first time last night to bring to work today for our annual Christmas "graze-a-thon." I don't think I've ever had so many compliments on a dish! I used more of the chipotle than listed because when I made it last night, it didn't taste very spicy. However, after it had been refrigerated over night, I discovered I almost put too much. This recipe is definitely a keeper!

mymiscellany's Review

November 23, 2011
Eureka! I have found it! After trying several recipes for pimento cheese, I have finally found the one that reminds me of the home-style southern pimento cheese I grew up with. Other recipes were too mayonnaise-y, but the cream cheese and pimento spread with just a little mayonnaise is the perfect dressing. I substitued 1/4 tsp cayenne red pepper for black pepper and cut the chipotle seasoning down to 1/8 tsp - just the right amount of zing for me. This recipe is a keeper!

b2lawrence's Review

November 02, 2010
Doubled this recipe for a party, the only changes I made were to kick up the garlic power to 1 tsp, and leave the chipolte peper at 1/4 tsp. Will make this again and again.

TXJackie's Review

June 07, 2010
AMAZING. MADE A LOVER OUT OF HATERS OF PIMENTO CHEESE. Made the night before and served on grilled sourdough bread the next day for a twist on "grilled cheese".

cece4118's Review

June 08, 2009
For years I have made Incredible Pimiento Cheese from a recipe I found in Southern Living. I was "known" for it, like a signature dish. This year I tried this Three Cheese Pimiento Cheese recipe because it looked easy and I found the chipotle chili appealing. It has been a real hit. I have made it 9-10 times and always get begged for the recipe. No one has been put off by the chipotles. Love it.