{Party Appetizer} Jalapeño Pimento Cups!

Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!

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One of my favorite things about running a website devoted to parties & entertaining is when I have the opportunity to share a party recipe with you! Having an “arsenal” of appetizer and other party-ready recipes is definitely a great idea for any hostess. So when Kettle Chips asked me to come up with a recipe using one of their delicious flavored kettle chips, I was super excited to get in the kitchen. I decided to give an old favorite a new twist.

My Mom always served pimento cups at her parties when I was growing up. It’s still one of her favorite mini-eats to this day.

Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!

I chose jalapeno for a little “bite” but any of the flavors would be a delicious choice! The chips are crushed up and added to the pimento cups before baking. It gives them a big crunch and an extra boost of flavor. They’re easy to “pop in youth mouth” at parties! What I also love is that the ingredients are easy to “have on hand” for last minute guests.

Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!

Jalapeño Pimento Cups!

Delicious and easy jalapeno pimento cup appetizers!
SERVINGS 15 cups


  • 15 phyllo cups - frozen grocery aisle
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese - grated
  • 4 ounces diced pimentos - (do not drain)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups Jalapeno Kettle Chips - crushed


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Combine sharp cheddar, pimentos, mayonnaise, salt, and hot pepper sauce. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Place phyllo cups onto baking sheet. Scoop small spoonfuls of pimento cheese into phyllo cups.
  • Top each phyllo cup with crushed Jalapeno Kettle Chips.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until pimento cheese has melted and edges are golden brown.


Calories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 5gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 373mgPotassium: 168mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 412IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 113mgIron: 1mg
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Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!

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