Cucumber Pimento Cheese Bites

This tasty cucumber pimento cheese appetizer is hands-down one of my favorites! It’s pretty, simple to make, and absolutely delicious!

Cucumber Pimento Bites - Delicious Appetizer!

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Cucumber Pimento Cheese Bites

With warmer weather around the corner, it’s time for spring and summer entertaining! Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, house warming, or just a neighborhood gathering, we all need a go-to “fancy” appetizer in our repertoire!

These cucumber pimento bites are my favorite fancy appetizer that is actually super simple to make. Impress your friends and family with this little “canapé”!

One of my favorite things about this recipe is that they can be prepared ahead of time! Rejoice, hostesses!  You won’t be burning up over the grill trying to get the perfect appetizer out for your guests.

Whip out a tray of these cucumber pimento bites! They have a little kick that makes them delectable!

Step-By-Step for Making Cucumber Pimento Cheese Bites

Pimento Cheese Bites
Cucumber Slices for Appetizers

First, slice your cucumber. You can slice it thinly, but make sure there is enough room to hold your pimento cheese.

Scoop out Cucumber Slices

Use a melon baller (or small spoon) to scoop out the center of the cucumber, but be careful not to scoop all the way through the bottom of the cucumber.

Cucumber Canape

This part is totally optional, but I think it makes for a pretty appetizer! Use a vegetable peeler tool to carefully peel a striped design around the cucumber bites.

Cucumber Pimento Cheese Bites

Fill up your mini cucumber bites with pimento cheese and a garnish of chives (green onions, thyme and rosemary also work well as garnishes). If you want to use premade, store-bought pimento cheese, GO for it! They’ll taste just as delicious.

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Cucumber Pimento Bites - Delicious Appetizer!

Cucumber Pimento Cheese Bites

A tasty Southern appetizer loaded with flavor and simple to make for parties, get-togethers and quick snacks!
SERVINGS 20 bites
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese - grated
  • 1 4- ounce jar diced pimentos - use the liquid too
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 jalapenos - seeded and diced
  • 8-10 chives


  • Slice cucumbers in thin slices (roughly ½-3/4” thick).
  • Use a melon baller (or small spoon) to scoop out the center of the cucumber, but be careful to scoop to the bottom. You want the pimento cheese to hold inside the cucumber.
  • To make pimento cheese: Combine cheddar cheese, diced pimentos, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, hot pepper sauce, and diced jalapenos. To cut the heat, leave jalapenos and hot pepper sauce out.
  • Scoop pimento cheese into cucumber bite.
  • Cut chives into 2-inch stems and place three into each cucumber pimento bite.


Calories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 162mgPotassium: 47mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 334IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 0.2mg
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