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Pimento Cheese Dip from scratch
4.84 from 6 votes

Homemade Pimento Cheese Recipe

This is the BEST homemade pimento cheese.  Make this classic southern recipe with just just 6 simple ingredients plus salt and pepper and can be whipped up in as little as 15 minutes.  Keep the recipe handy because anyone and everyone that tries it will be asking for it!
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  • 16 oz sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 oz chopped pimentos drained
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried onion flakes
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. With an electric mixer mix the cheese on low to combine and then on high for 1 minute.
  • Place the cheese in an airtight container and refrigerate for at least two hours so the flavors can meld.
  • Serve with crackers, chips, as a sandwich, or on veggies. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

Serve as a dip hot or cold, as a spread on a sandwich, or as a topping on grilled meat or burgers.  Store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to one week.
©2017 The Pinning Mama- This recipe can be found at: https://www.thepinningmama.com/homemade-pimento-cheese-recipe

Nutrition Information:

Serving: 0.25cupCalories: 219kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 1gProtein: 11g (22%)Fat: 18g (28%)Saturated Fat: 12g (75%)Cholesterol: 57mg (19%)Sodium: 349mg (15%)Sugar: 1g (1%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)