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My dad's perfect fluffy biscuits filled with spicy pimento cheese. This is southern food at it's finest.

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Biscuits

This recipe for jalapeno pimento cheese will yield about 2 cups worth of cheese. You'll have plenty for slathering on a full batch of biscuits, with enough leftover to dip a few crackers in!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 171kcal


  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated Pepperjack cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons jarred pimentos
  • 3 tablespoons diced jalapeno
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 batch homemade biscuits


  • Add the cheddar, pepperjack, cream cheese, and mayonnaise to a large bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Stir in the pimentos, jalapeno, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes to firm up and let the flavors meld.
  • Spread inside hot biscuits or eat with crackers.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 45mg | Vitamin A: 440IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 0.3mg