Homemade Pimento Cheese

Homemade Pimento Cheese

Treat your taste buds to homemade pimento cheese. This recipe puts grocery store pimento cheese to shame.


  • 16 oz. sharp cheddar (2 bags)
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 4 oz. diced pimentos, drained
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • black pepper to taste


Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl, and chill before serving.

Then, transfer to a food processor and pulse, until you reach your desired consistency.

To serve: Spread it on bread for a pimento cheese sandwich, or use it to top crackers. For a real treat, try a grilled pimento cheese sandwich.


For a low-fat version: Substitute plain yogurt for half of the mayo.