Dolly's Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Enjoy country superstar Dolly Parton's recipe for Pimento Cheese Sandwiches.

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Dolly Parton's Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Ingredients

2 c. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 hard-boiled egg, peeled and grated
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 3 Tbsp. cubed dill pickle
2 Tbsp. diced pimentos 12 slices good white bread; for dipping, use crackers, bagel chips or melba toast
2 heaping Tbsp. mayonnaise  

Preparation

1. Combine the cheddar, cream cheese, pimentos, mayonnaise, egg and cubed dill pickle in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly.

2. Spread on half of the slices of bread and top with the remaining bread slices.

3. Alternatively, spoon the cheese into a serving bowl and arrange crackers around it.

Makes 6 whole sandwiches or serves 12 as an hors d’oeuvre.

Nutritional Information (serving size: one whole sandwich):  Calories: 420; Fat: 31g; Cholesterol: 115mg; Sodium: 700mg; Total Carbohydrates: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 18g.

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