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Creamy Pimento Cheese

KANDRSMOM

"This is the best pimento cheese you will ever have! Its creamy texture makes it excellent for sandwiches or for eating on crackers. Serve at room temperature."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 221 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (2 1/2 cups)

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  1. Beat the cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add Cheddar cheese and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in mayonnaise and garlic powder; stir in pimento. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 221 calories; 20.8 g fat; 2.3 g carbohydrates; 7.5 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 253 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Gourmet on a budget! I tried and loved it as written but to change it for a party, I added some of the diced ham pieces, some chopped pickeled jalepeno's, celery salt and used roasted red pepper...

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Was ok not the pimento cheese recipe i was looking for. Lost my grandmothers recipe in a move from texas.

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Gourmet on a budget! I tried and loved it as written but to change it for a party, I added some of the diced ham pieces, some chopped pickeled jalepeno's, celery salt and used roasted red pepper...

This is delicious...I found this recipe after I discovered the pimento cheddar spread at the grocery store (which I LOVE) costs $5!!! This recipe is just as good, if not better, and makes twice ...

Delicious!!!! Didn't realize it was so easy to make Pimento Cheese. If I'd known, I would have been making this years ago.

This is delicious, and so very easy to make! I have never made pimento cheese before, and I will never purchase it again, I will always make my own. The first time I made this was for Thanksgivi...

I've made this and it's gone in the same day!

Fabulous! I use roasted red peppers in a jar in place of the pimentos, a really good sharp cheddar, and light cream cheese.

This was great. It reminds me of the Pimento Cheese my grandmother used to make. Use as a sandwich spread, or stuffed in jalapenos as an hors d'oeuvre. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

I forgot to take a picture of this delish spread. Darn, I ate it all! I also used most of mine for the fried Mac n' Cheese balls. I will definitely make this again! Next time, I will save a lit...

Calories per serving doesn't mention how much is in a serving. HELP! Delicious! But next time I'll measure the garlic powder. I might have gotten a little heavy handed when I sprinkled in mo...