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Pimento Cheese and Ham Bites

Total Time: 20 MIN Makes: 30 appetizers
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 5 MIN

Creamy pimento cheese combined with chopped ham and topped with chives, all snuggled into a crispy phyllo shell. Recipe by Kellie B.

  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
  • ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup diced pimentos, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 cup ham, chopped
  • 6 chives, chopped for garnish


Preheat oven to 350⁰F. Place phyllo shells on a baking sheet and bake 3-5 minutes to crisp. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, cheese, pimentos, garlic powder, onion powder, and celery salt. Mix well. Thoroughly combine ham with cheese mixture. Spoon into phyllo shells. Sprinkle with chives and serve.


Serving size: 1 shell (16g), Amount per serving: Calories 60, Total Fat –4.5g, Saturated fat – 1.5g, Trans Fat – 0g, Cholesterol – 10 mg, Sodium – 100mg, Dietary Fiber – 0g, Total carbohydrate – 2g Sugars – 0g, Protein – 2g, Calcium 2%