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How To Make Peppered Herb Pimiento Cheese Ball

Herb Pimiento Cheese Ball

Course Appetizer, Cheese
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-cheeseball-recipes, fully-loaded-hot-pimento-cheese-dip, pimiento-cheese-ball
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cheeseball
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 8-oz cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz spreadable goat cheese not Feta
  • 2 Tbsp real Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ¼-1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper Optional
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 2-oz jar diced pimientos, well drained
  • 4 Tbsp snipped fresh chives divided
  • 3 Tbsp snipped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp snipped fresh Italian parsley
  • Assorted crackers for serving


  • In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, whip together the cream cheese, goat cheese, mayonnaise, 1 Tbsp chives, onion powder, garlic salt, black pepper, cayenne and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Fold in the diced pimientos and shredded cheese by hand until evenly distributed.
  • Toss together the remaining fresh herbs.Sprinkle down the center of a piece of plastic wrap.
  • Shape the cream cheese mixture into a log and roll in the herbs until coated.
  • Place the cheese ball on a clean piece of plastic wrap and shape then wrap tightly.
  • Chill overnight. Serve with assorted crackers.