Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini

Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini

Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes

Great for small parties.


2 1/2 cups shredded extra-sharp white cheddar cheese
2 1/2 cups shredded extra-sharp orange cheddar cheese
One; 7-ounce jar pimientos
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Cayenne; pepper
40 slices baguette; toasted
4 strips cooked bacon; crumbled

Original recipe makes 20 Servings



In a mixer fitted with the paddle, combine the white and orange cheddar cheeses.

Add the chopped pimentos, mayonnaise, black pepper and garlic powder; blend at low speed.

Season the pimento cheese with cayenne pepper to taste.

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 400? Spread the pimento cheese on the toasts, top with the bacon and bake until the cheese is melted and browned, about 2 minutes.

Servers: 3 Cups or 40 Servings


Make Ahead The pimento cheese can be prepared through step 1 and refrigerated for up to 3 days

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