Pimento Cheese Spread II

Pimento Cheese Spread II


"This is a classic appetizer cheese spread that can be spread on crackers or onto bread."


20 m servings 962 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 962 kcal
  • 48%
  • Fat:
  • 92.1 g
  • 142%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 30.4 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 140 mg
  • 47%
  • Sodium:
  • 1118 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the chopped pimentos, their juice, and the mayonnaise. Add the cheese, and stir until thoroughly coated. Stir in the pecans and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving.
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  1. 10 Ratings


If you're looking for the pimento cheese eaten in the Southern US, this is NOT it! To make the "classic" spread, omit the nuts, add just a dash of hot sauce (for flavor, not heat), and 1/4 teas...

The secret is cream cheese. Use Miracle Whip in place of mayo. Blend cream cheese, pimentos,pecans first. Add cheddar, then miracle whip as needed. Use miracle whip to freshen up.

This is our absolute fav pimento cheese. We have been making it this way for a few years. Some tips. Shred your own cheese. Its SO MUCH BETTER. Its a lot of work to shred a pound of cheese, b...

This was not our favorite. We love pimiento cheese, and my husband loves pecans, but this recipe just didn't work for us. A waste of good pecans. Sorry.

I'd recommend decreasing the amount of nuts in it. After a few days, the pecans gave it a bitter taste and was too overpowering. I did not add any pepper to it.

Very good, I added a little tabasco and chopped nuts.

This is a simple basic Pimento Cheese recipe; just what I was looking for. I think that it is delicious. I used salad dressing instead of mayo because I like the tart taste of salad dressing.

yummy! just don't store toooo long! anything changes taste in 3 days!

this was very good & super easy. I left out the nuts because of an allergy. I added a dash of garlic powder, and a dash of red pepper...I'd make it again