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Pimento Cheese with Savory Biscotti on Bread Board

Pimento Cheese Recipe

This Pimento Cheese Recipe has a balanced flavor with a creamy sauce, a hint of spice, sweetness from piquillos, and tons of cheddar.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 360kcal


  • 4 ounces cream cheese slightly softened
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Frank’s RedHot sauce use less if using another brand
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 ounces shredded yellow cheddar
  • 4 ounces shredded white cheddar
  • 4 ounces roasted piquillo peppers chopped (about 1/2 cup chopped)
  • 1 scallion green and white parts, thinly sliced (for garnish)


  • Use a handheld electric mixer to together the cream cheese, mayo, garlic powder,hot sauce, lemon juice, and black pepper in a large bowl.
  • Stir in the cheddar and the peppers.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle the scallion on top. Serve.


  • Net Carbs: 2g per serving (1/4 cup)
  • Make Ahead: Pimento Cheese will stay good for about 3 to 5 days stored covered in the fridge.
  • Serving Suggestion: Pimento Cheese is delicious served with Savory Keto Biscotti!


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 649IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 1mg