Easy Pimento Cheese Dip Star

Creamy. Cheesy. Spicy. This easy Pimento Cheese Dip recipe brings a beloved Southern staple to your table. Loaded with cheddar cheese, pimento peppers and cayenne, it’s a festively decorated holiday appetizer, delicious party food, or anytime snack. Could this be the cheesiest dip ever? You’ll have to try it to find out.

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Step 1

Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in Cheddar, pimento peppers, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt and pepper until well combined.

Step 2

Transfer mixture to sheet of plastic wrap; shape into a ball and flatten into 5-inch disk, then use plastic wrap to shape into 5-point star (if mixture is too soft, refrigerate until firm enough to shape with wet hands). Transfer to serving platter.

Step 3

Top with parsley; decorate edges of star with diced peppers.

Step 4

Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours or until firm. Serve with tortilla chips.


Substitute chives for parsley if desired.