Spicy Pecan–Pimiento Cheese Tea Sandwiches
Serves: 12
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup diced pimientos
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped Spicy Pecans (recipe follows)
  • 8 slices thin wheat bread, crusts removed
  • Garnish: 12 Spicy Pecan halves and fresh parsley
  1. In a large bowl, beat together cheeses, mayonnaise, pimientos, and pepper with a mixer at medium speed until creamy. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour and up to 3 days.
  2. Just before serving, stir in Spicy Pecans. Spread a thick layer of pimiento cheese onto 4 bread slices, reserving some pimiento cheese for garnish, if desired. Cover each with a remaining bread slice.
  3. Using a serrated bread knife, cut each sandwich into 3 equal rectangles.
  4. Garnish tea sandwiches with a dollop of pimiento cheese, a Spicy Pecan half, and parsley.
Recipe by TeaTime Magazine at https://www.teatimemagazine.com/spicy-pecan-pimiento-cheese-tea-sandwiches/