Looking for a super yummy cheese dip for entertaining? My husband’s favorite appetizer Spicy Pimento Cheese Dip! Want more recipes like this one. See my appetizers page. 

Spicy Pimento Cheese Dip Appetizer Recipe

Have you all ever tried Spicy Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip? Well if you haven’t then you are in for something great!

My husband fell in love with this dip at one of our favorite restaurants. It seemed so simple to recreate at home.

When we first started making it we used the premade jalapeno pimento cheese spread brand called Pawley Island and just added a dash of cayenne pepper.

Since we have moved to the west coast we can not find the Pawley Island brand in any of the stores. So we went on a quest to make the perfect recipe for this dip!

Spicy Pimento Cheese Dip

We finally perfected the jalapeno pimento cheese recipe and our dip is even better than before. Why do you ask? Well, because we are using fresh ingredients and it’s made from scratch.

homemade jalapeno Pimento cheese

Grab our Perfect Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Recipe.

Spicy Pimento Cheese Dip

Spicy Pimento Cheese Dip

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

To die for creamy spicy jalapeno pimento cheese dip. Game day approved recipe!


  • I batch of our Perfect Jalapeno Pimento Cheese recipe. See link below.
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper or to taste, for more spice use 1 tsp


  1. Add jalapeno pimento cheese spread into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Melt in the microwave on high for 1 minute.
  3. Add cayenne pepper and stir, heat 30 seconds.
  4. Stir cheese dip and heat 30 more seconds.
  5. Repeat until fully melted.


You can use premade jalapeno pimento cheese spread, we recommend Pawley Island Brand.

Serve with tortilla chips. We heat our chips up in a large bowl for 1 minute in the microwave for restaurant-style chips.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 8
Amount Per Serving Calories 130

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  1. Jerusha (TheDisneyChef.com) says:

    That looks ridiculously good! I love cheesy dips and I’m addicted to chips. This is pretty much the perfect food for me! – Jerusha,

  2. Wow, this look yummy and so easy. My husband would be mad for this. Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Merry Monday.

  3. Stephanie R says:

    This is such a good idea, I bet this tastes amazing. I need to try make this for my husband because he has never had pimento cheese and this is probably a way that he would love it!

    1. You should get him to try it! This is hands down my husbands fav appetizer! The hotter the better for him. :)

  4. This sounds so yummy! Although I probably wouldn’t add the cayenne pepper because I’m a wimp when it comes to spicy food. ;) But this would make a great and easy dip to bring to a get together!

    1. Ha, I’m a whimp too but if you only put a little it doesn’t pack much heat, but ads a great flavor. Thanks for stopping by!

  5. This is amazing! What a yummy recipe! I would love for you to share this at my link party Making Memories Mondays going on now! :-)

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