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Pimento-Cheese Spread

pimento-cheese spread Snack Southern
Pimento-Cheese Spread
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24

In many parts of the South, a party doesn't start until someone brings out the pimento-cheese spread. This entertaining favorite is always great with crackers, cocktail bread slices, or cut-up fresh veggies.

Jessica Walker
Updated September 9, 2016


  • 1
    loaf (16 oz. box) VELVEETA™ Original Cheese
  • 2
    cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 1
    jar (4 oz) sliced pimientos, drained
  • 1
    cup mayonnaise or salad dressing


  • 1
    Using grater with large holes, shred cheese product into large bowl. Stir in Cheddar cheese and pimientos. Add mayonnaise; stir and fold until mixture is creamy. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving time. Serve with crackers, cocktail bread slices, pretzels or cut-up fresh veggies.

  • This recipe is easily doubled for a larger gathering.
  • If you have leftovers, you may need to add a little more mayonnaise the next day for a creamier texture.

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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