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Pimento cheese topped with a jalapeno stem in a bowl surrounded by chips.

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 appetizer servings


  • 4 cups shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely minced
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Stir well until combined.


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  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: jalapeno, pimento, cheese, pimento cheese, appetizer