Best Pimento Cheese Recipe

This homemade pimento cheese recipe has the perfect balance of flavors, making it the best version of the classic Southern food.

  • Author: Jessica Pinney
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American


2.5 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar

1.5 Cups Shredded Extra Sharp White Cheddar

1 Cup Pimentos, diced

12 Jalapenos, diced

1/2 Cup Mayo

3/4 Tsp Vinegar Based Hot Sauce (optional)

1/2 Tsp Celery Salt

1/4 Tsp White Pepper

1/8 Tsp Salt


Add all ingredients in a large bowl, stir until well combined.

Serve as a sandwich between 2 slices of white bread, or serve as a dip with crackers or vegetables.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to one week.


  • Calories: 203