Hot Smoked Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Hot Smoked Pimento Cheese Dip

Hot Smoked Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe - Steaming southern molten cheese with sweet-tangy pimento appeal. Serve this addictive dip with crackers or chips!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dip
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Sommer Collier


  • 1 teaspoon oil or butter
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ounces chopped pimentos, drained (1 jar)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded smoked fontina cheese
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • Chopped scallion or cilantro for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place a 12 inch oven-safe skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Add the oil, onions, and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes. Then add the drained pimentos and the cream cheese.
  • Stir and melt the cream cheese until smooth. Then stir in the mayonnaise, Worchestershire sauce, and hot sauce.
  • Turn off the heat and mix in 4 cups shredded cheese. Smooth the mixture out and place in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until bubbly.
  • Garnish with chopped scallion and/or cilantro and serve with crackers or chips.



Can’t find smoked fontina cheese? Substitute smoked gouda. You can also make this with 2 cups shredded smoked cheddar and 2 cups shredded pepper jack for a slightly stronger flavor. Use your favorite hot sauce… Tabasco, Sriracha, Pete’s, etc.


Serving: 4ounces | Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 370mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 0.3mg