Fall means football in the South. Game day means party apps! There’s no better appetizer for a game day then my beloved pimento cheese. So, what better way to kick off football season than with a HUGE LIST of THE BEST pimento cheese recipes I could get my hands on?
Here’s 15 recipes to get your mouth watering and get your crowd pleased with dips, apps, and sides all featuring glorious Pimento Cheese!
Pimento Cheese Basics
Okay, so if you’ve been living in a hole for the entirety of your existence and don’t know what Pimento Cheese is….First, I’m so sorry for your loss. Second, let me get you squared away with the basic recipe from Cooking with Janica. It’s how my mom used to make it. Delish!
If you prefer to purchase pimento cheese, then there’s no better option than Palmetto Pimento Cheese, “The Pimento Cheese With Soul.”
Seriously, not all spreads are created equal. Don’t buy just ANY brand. There are some sweet, crappy, garbage brands out there that will be SURE to disappoint. Don’t go there.
Trust this born and raised southern girl. Just get the Palmetto’s. So you won’t ruin the experience for yourself.
15 Game Day Recipes with Glorious Pimento Cheese
There is so much that can be done with this beautifully simple spread, and it can elevate any appetizer or side dish to Southern perfection.
Here’s what I mean…
Now, I love me some deviled eggs. I’m old school with my deviled eggs, but this recipe has made me a convert to the non-traditionalist approach to the deviled egg game. Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs from The Southern Lady Cooks are sure to be a new favorite!
Air Fryer Pimento Cheese Wontons from Food Hussy are just genius! This is why god made air fryers. If you’ve got an air fryer, then I KNOW you’re putting just about any and everything into it. Do this NEXT!
Easy Homemade Olive Pimento Cheese Spread from A Fork’s Tale is one of those recipes that gets passed down from generation to generation. This is a keeper for my family, and I know you’re gonna looove it! I mean, it’s olives and cheese. No brainer.
Southern Game Day Apps
Confession: I’m southern. I went to an SEC university for undergrad. I went to two games total. BUT, I love me some tailgating and game day party food.
So, if you’re looking for a little inspiration to liven up those game days with a little southern flair, then these apps have got you covered!
You just can’t go wrong!