Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Three Cheese Jalapeno Pimento Cheese
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup Monterrey Jack, shredded
1 8 ounce brick cream cheese, softened
4 to 6 ounces pimentos, diced
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise
a few shakes of hot sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
15 rings of pickles jalapeno or to taste, diced. Or leave whole at the side if you're not sure of the heat.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate until needed.
Serving suggestions: For great sandwiches, top with bacon and lettuce. Spread on celery for classic southern appetizers or Ritz crackers for a delicious snack.