Monday, May 2, 2022

Derby Day Pimento Cheese Spread

Derby Day Pimento Cheese Spread 

Karri Perry| Blue Ribbon Favorites


4 ounces softened cream cheese

1/4 cup mayonnaise (Duke’s)

1 cup freshly shredded sharp or extra sharp cheddar cheese-be sure to shred by hand the block of cheese (Cracker Barrel Brand)

4 ounces jarred pimentos-drained and chopped

1/2 teaspoon smoked 


1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

2 teaspoons red wine vinegar


Stir together the softened cream cheese and mayonnaise.  Add the salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and onion powder. Stir to blend. Add the red wine vinegar, stir to combine. Fold in the shredded cheese and chopped pimentos.  Refrigerate for 2 hours to allow flavors to develop. Serve with crackers, or celery. Keeps for up to 3 days refrigerated in an airtight container.

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