Pimento Cheese Spread
1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 to 1 jar (4 ounces) pimento pieces, drain
8 ounces cottage cheese
1 small dill pickle
1/4 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Combine all ingredients in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process to desired smoothness.
Nancy Goody of Zanesville originally sent this recipe to the Dispatch.