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Parlor Market Pimento Cheese Spread

This yummy homemade pimento cheese spread combines smoked cheddar, chipotle peppers, and bacon. It's not your grandma's pimento cheese recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 129kcal
Author Lisa B.


For pimento cheese:

  • 1 pound smoked cheddar grated
  • 1 pound bacon cooked, crumbled
  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 quart mayonnaise
  • Approximately ¼-can chipotle peppers in adobo chopped
  • 1 green onion white and green parts, chopped, optional

For crostini:

  • 1 day old baguette sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Paprika Italian seasoning, kosher salt


For pimento cheese:

  • Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl and garnish with green onions, if desired.
  • Serve on a sandwich or with crostini.
  • Makes 4 cups pimento cheese

For crostini:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Arrange baguette slices in one layer on a cookie sheet. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with spices.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until crostini is toasted.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.7g | Protein: 3.4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3.9g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 0.2mg