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Pimiento Cheese Spread Recipe

I like to keep this simply delicious spread in the refrigerator so my family can spread some on crackers or bread anytime they need a little snack.—Tammy Moore-Worthington, Aretesia, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons Miracle Whip
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, undrained
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • 1. Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate. Spread on rolls or crackers. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 71 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Pimiento Cheese Spread

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2015

"I used grapeseed oil vegenaise, did not add the green chilis and my 5 year old grandson loved it, and so did the granddad! Will definitely keep this recipe to make again and again."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

"Easy to make and tastes pretty much like the spread in the deli."

Reviewed Feb. 2, 2010

"Love, love, love this recipe. If I really want it to spark, I add some chopped jalapeno."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.