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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, cheese, dip, pimento cheese, spread
Prep Time 8 mins
Creamy and packed with flavor, this Really Good Pimento Cheese makes a delicious party dip, topping for crackers, filling for a sandwich, and so much more!


  • 1 block (8 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) pimentos, drained and patted dry
  • 1-2 jalapeños - seeded* and diced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese - softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce - Frank's
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place all of the ingredients in a bowl. Stir well until combined.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.


Serving options:
- With crackers and veggies
- As a sandwich between two pieces of bread (served cold or grilled)
- On top of a hamburger
*Add the seeds to the mixture for more heat

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