pimento cheese dip in a white bowl with crackers

Easy Pimento Cheese Recipe

An easy Pimento Cheese recipe with cream cheese is an incredible topping for burgers, hot dogs or the gooiest grilled cheese. You can also enjoy it as a Pimento Cheese Dip to slather onto crackers, crostini, or vegetables. Or make a Pimento Cheese sandwich that will become your new obsession!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 312kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 c mayonnaise
  • 2 c cheddar cheese freshly shredded
  • 1/3 c piquillo peppers diced
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  • In a mixing bowl/mixer, whip cream cheese until light and smooth.
  • Add mayo.
  • Stir in cheddar and peppers. Season with pepper.
  • Refrigerate overnight.


Shredding your cheese fresh makes all the difference in this recipe.
Garnish with a few slices fresh chile. To make hot pimento cheese dip, simply add a bit of chopped fresh chile. Include the seeds and ribs to make it extra spicy!


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 67mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 838IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 1mg