Jalapeno Poppers
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Recipe type: appetizer
Serves: 40
  • 20 jalapeno peppers
  • 2 (8oz) blocks cream cheese, room temperature and softened
  • 1 c. shredded medium cheddar cheese
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¼ t. pepper
  • 20 slices bacon, cut in half
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ
  2. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds and ribs with tip of spoon (wear gloves!)
  3. Mix together cheeses, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  4. Using a spoon, stuff each pepper half with cream cheese mixture to make it slightly above being level with the top of the pepper.
  5. Wrap each pepper with a piece of bacon, starting with the bacon underneath the jalapeno then looping the top over top of the jalapeno and ending up with the other end tucked under the jalapeno as well. Try to make bacon surface cover as much of the cream cheese as possible.
  1. Bake in oven 15-20 minutes or until bacon has crisped.
  1. Place on grill over medium heat cut side up and grill about 6 minutes then flip and grill on other side another 6 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
Recipe by Dishin & Dishes at https://www.dishinanddishes.com/baked-or-grilled-jalapeno-poppers/