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Pimento-Cheese Spread

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24
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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.
By Jessica Walker
Updated Sep 9, 2016
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  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This recipe is easily doubled for a larger gathering.
  • tip 2
    If you have leftovers, you may need to add a little more mayonnaise the next day for a creamier texture.


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