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Easy Homemade Pimento Cheese

  • Author: Leanna Myers
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x


Easy homemade pimento cheese is a staple recipe. Make a big batch to enjoy on sandwiches or as a dip for a snack during the week.


  • 1 (8 oz) block sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 (8 oz) block cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz jar pimentos, drained
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to seven days.


Optional add-ins:

  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1/2 cup broccoli, chopped very fine
  • bacon, chopped
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: One Pot
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: pimento cheese, snack recipe, party food