Just when you thought pimiento cheese was a mere appetizer spread, think again! Here are 14 delicious recipes with this iconic spread.
Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Recipe: Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Two Southern classics come together for the perfect weeknight dinner.
Pimiento Cheese-Bacon Burger
Baked Tex-Mex Pimiento Cheese Dip
This warm dip combines undeniably Southern pimiento cheese with a Tex-Mex kick. Serve with French bread cubes.
Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Fried Chicken
This award-winning recipe takes ordinary fried chicken up a notch by melting pimiento cheese inside the chicken breasts. Garnish with freshly chopped chives and enjoy.
Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwich
Take your normal grilled cheese sandwich up a notch with this classic pimiento cheese recipe instead of just plain Cheddar.
Pimiento Cheese Biscuit
Macaroni-and-Pimiento Cheese Bites
Wow family and friends with these easy party poppers. You can also bake the mixture in a casserole dish and use the breadcrumb coating as a crispy topping.
Smoky “Pimiento” Cheese Sandwiches
Smoked Cheddar, Gouda, and sun-dried tomatoes provide a terrific twist on traditional pimiento cheese. Spread on sourdough and dark wheat bread and cut into smaller sandwiches for easy pickup. Serve with grapes and apples.
Pimiento Cheese Scones
Recipe: Pimiento Cheese Scones
A buttery-rich scone is nothing more than a glorified biscuit—made even more delicious with the addition of pimiento cheese.
New South Jalapeño Pimiento Cheese
The jalapeños in New South Jalapeño Pimiento Cheese get spicier overnight. Try pairing the milder version with sweet tea and the spicier version with longnecks for getting together with friends.
Pimiento Cheese Cookies
Recipe: Pimiento Cheese Cookies
Sweet and savory make a perfect pairing in these party bites. We used Palmetto Cheese, a South Carolina favorite, to create a twist on cheese straws.
Smoky Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs
Chef Jason Hill of Atlanta’s Wisteria Restaurant combined two Southern standards into one exceptional deviled egg.
Pimiento Cheese Rolls
Recipe: Pimiento Cheese Rolls
These are cheesy, buttery, and altogether addicting. They’re great in a bread basket, served alongside chili, or as an appetizer.
"Some Like It Hot" Pimiento Cheese Sandwich
Grill the mother of all pimiento cheese sandwiches by adding bacon and strawberry preserves for a sweet and cheesy treat. Better plan on second helpings—it’s that good!