19+ BEST Pimento Cheese Recipes

A Southern classic, pimento cheese is full of flavor and totally delicious. These easy Pimento Cheese Recipes include everything from sandwiches to appetizers!

Collage of pimento cheese recipes

Chances are you’ve heard of it- or at least seen it on menus across the country. On Food Network touted by Paula Deen or Southern Living?

Pimento cheese is a cheddar cheese and pimento pepper dip. Pimento is just a fancy word for roasted red peppers, if you aren’t familiar. It originated and is still most popular in the South and sometimes listed as “pâté du Sud,” or Southern pâté or the caviar of the south.

Although you can use it as is in spread form, there are endless other ways to enjoy pimento cheese. These best Pimento Cheese Recipes will make you wonder why you’ve waited so long to try it!

Pimento Cheese Spread
bowl of pimento cheese dip
A popular southern dish, this EASY Pimento Cheese recipe is made with only 6 ingredients and tastes great spread onto crackers or in a grilled cheese!
Pimento Cheese Ball
nut crusted cheese ball
A southern favorite, this EASY Pimento Cheese Ball recipe is the perfect appetizer! Grab your crackers and pretzels, this will be your new favorite snack!
Pimento Cheese Sandwich
pimento cheese sandwich on wheat bread with olives
A southern classic, this Pimento Cheese Sandwich recipe is the absolute BEST! It's quick and easy to throw together and tastes amazing with pickles!
Pimento Cheese Celery
celery stuffed with pimento cheese
Looking for a low carb snack or appetizer option? This EASY Pimento Cheese Celery recipe has your name written all over it!
Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls
white plate with pimento cheese sausage balls with dipping sauce
You'll never eat regular sausage balls again after you've tried the BEST Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls recipe! Perfect for entertaining or just snacking!
Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs
pimento cheese hard boiled egg on slate serving tray
If you're looking for a way to step up your usual deviled eggs, look no further than this easy southern Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs recipe!
Pimento Grilled Cheese
pimento grilled cheese sandwich
Pimento Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are the ultimate grilled cheese recipe using zesty pimento cheese with bacon.
Bacon Pimento Cheese Potato Salad
Bacon Pimento Cheese Potato Salad is the BEST potato salad you will ever make! It will be your new go-to for all your cookouts!
Pimento Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Not that traditional mashed potatoes needed help in the favorites category, but then again why not give them a little update? These Zippy Pimento Cheese Mashed Potatoes are EVERYTHING!
Egg in a Hole Pimento Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Egg in a Hole Pimento Grilled Cheese Sandwich is what southern dreams are made of. Two childhood classics melted together into one fantastic sandwich that’s oozing with melty pimento cheese and drippy egg yolk!
Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Burger
Perfectly spice, creamy and delicious, this Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Burger is sure to be a hit with everyone!
Pimento Cheese and Bacon Mini Cheese Ball Bites
Mini cheese balls of homemade pimento cheese are rolled in a coating of crispy bacon, toasted pecans, and minced fresh jalapeños and then speared with a pretzel stick for fun, easy-to-eat appetizers!
BLT Pimento Cheese Sandwich
This glorious stacked sammie is toasted and piled high with smoky bacon, crisp lettuce, and creamy pimento cheese for the ultimate BLT pimento cheese sandwich experience!
Pimento Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Sweet mini peppers and pimento cheese are a match made in snacking heaven! Serve these Pimento Cheese Stuffed Peppers at your next party or picnic and watch them disappear!
Pimento Cheese Chicken Dip Skillet Potatoes
Pimento Cheese Chicken Dip Skillet Potatoes are the snack you want for movie night! Crispy skillet potatoes are topped with cheesy, melty pimento cheese chicken dip for an incredible appetizer recipe!
Pimento Cheese Chicken Dip
Pimento Cheese Chicken Dip is an ooey-gooey dip you’ll want to serve at every tailgate or party! Shredded chicken is combined with pimento cheese and baked to perfection!
Bacon Wrapped Pimento Cheese Jalapenos
Bacon Wrapped Pimento Cheese Jalapenos are full of spicy, gooey, bacony goodness, and your family will go crazy for them!
Air Fryer Pimento Cheese Wontons
Instead of grabbing those freezer appetizers with preservatives and chemicals – just make your own! Your friends and family will love these Air Fryer Pimento Cheese Wontons!
Piquante Pepper Cheese Dip
Pimento cheese is a popular southern delicacy that is creamy and slightly chunky spread or dip. It’s the perfect for veggies or your favorite cracker!

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