Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Easy Four-Cheese Pimiento Dip


Ingredients:

1-3 ounce package cream cheese, softened
8 ounces extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)
8 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)
4 ounces Gruyere cheese, shredded (1 cup)
1 cup mayonnaise
1-4 ounce jar diced pimientos, drained (or 2 2-oz jars)
1/2 cup finely chopped green sweet pepper
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1 small jalapeno pepper, stemmed, seeded, and minced*
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Optional Stir-ins: crumbled crisp-cooked bacon, toasted pecans, chopped green onions, or diced tomatoes

Dippers: celery sticks, carrot sticks, pita chips, and/or crackers

Directions:

In bowl beat cream cheese 30 seconds. gradually beat in other cheeses. Beat in mayonnaise. Stir in pimientos, sweet pepper onion, jalapeno, Worcestershire, and cayenne. Add chosen stir-ins, or divide the pimiento cheese into portions and add a different stir-in to each. Serve with dippers. Recipe can be halved, if desired. Makes 5 cups spread.

Recipe shared from: www.bhg.com