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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 (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Pimiento Cheese Spread

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pamfrutiger User ID: 8549819 233616
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."

jwynd User ID: 138327 4446
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

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

FriedaG User ID: 1671534 6436
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.