Jalapeno Popper Pizza

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

This tasted just like the poppers I make only with a crust!

NOTE: Prep time does not include cooking bacon or making dough from scratch.


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Serves:

12" - 13" pizza

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

pizza dough, see note below
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
4 oz
cheddar, grated
4 oz
monterey jack cheese, grated
4 oz
cotija cheese, crumbled
1/2
red bell pepper, diced finely
2 tbsp
sweet onion
2-3
fresh jalapenos, sliced into rings
2-3 slices
bacon, cooked and crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
I recommend using or rolling your dough out thinly. You could make two pizza's with this amount of cheese, but I wanted to really get a popper flavor, so I used a LOT of cheese on just one pizza.
2
Bring cream cheese to room temp and place in mixing bowl with the other cheeses, diced red bell pepper and diced onion. Mix till well combined.
NOTE: You can add diced jalapeno to the cheese if desired. Also you can use any white melting cheese instead of Monterrey Jack.
3
Place dough on a pizza pan or in a cast iron skillet. Spread cheese mixture out over dough. Add sliced (rings) of fresh jalapeno and crumbled bacon on top.
4
Bake till cheese is melted and bubbly. I used a 12" cast iron skillet, baked at 425º for 30 min. Cool slightly then slice and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Pizza
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Mexican