Bacon Ranch Poppers

Ashley Dawkins Recipe

By Ashley Dawkins TrashleyD925

The directions look long, but there are 2 sets there: 1 for grilling and 1 for the oven. Don't be discouraged!!


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
10-20
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

10
green jalapenos, fresh
1 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
pkg
ranch dressing, powder
1 pkg
bacon

Directions

1
Slice the jalapenos in half the long way. De-seed each side. (Keep some seeds in them if you want them to be spicier.)
2
Mix the cream cheese with about 1/2 of the ranch powder. Taste test the cream cheese, and see if you want to add anymore powder than half.
3
IF USING A GRILL:
4
Stuff each side of the hollowed out jalapeno with the ranch cream cheese.
5
Once they are full, get a slice of bacon to wrap around the jalapeno and send a toothpick through to help hold the bacon. (I usually slice the bacon in half and it covers the jalapeno top to bottom. But cut as you go since the jalapenos are different sizes.)
6
Place the jalapenos cream cheese side down on the grill to start. This way the top of the bacon can get a little browned, and then flip to cook longer. *Just keep an eye on them while they're cheese down.*
7
Once the bacon has been cooked, they're good to go!!
8
IF USING AN OVEN:
9
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and then stuff each side of the hollowed out jalapeno with the ranch cream cheese.
10
Once they are full, get a slice of bacon to wrap around the jalapeno and send a toothpick through to help hold the bacon. (I usually slice the bacon in half and it covers the jalapeno top to bottom. But cut as you go since the jalapenos are different sizes.)
11
Place the wrapped jalapenos on a baking rack and place in the oven. *Make sure to place a pan underneath to catch the dripping bacon.*
12
Take out of the oven when the bacon is fully cooked. It usually takes about 25 minutes, give or take a few.
  • Comments

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    Ashley Dawkins TrashleyD925 - Apr 20, 2011
    Ashley Dawkins [AshleyD925] has shared this recipe with discussion group:
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    Sheila Booth sheilabooth - Apr 20, 2011
    Sounds delicious! Printed it out so I can try it out ASAP!
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    Ashley Dawkins TrashleyD925 - Apr 21, 2011
    Goodluck Sheila! They're pretty tastey.
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    Monica H MonisiaH - Apr 21, 2011
    My dad once heard that my hubby loves jalapenos, so my dad, being the generous and thoughtful guy that he is, makes it a point to give us a bag of about 50+ jalapenos every time we see him. So now we have a freezer full of jalapenos. I was out of ideas on what to do with them until I saw this recipe; I am SO making this poppers next week!!!! Thanks!
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    Ashley Dawkins TrashleyD925 - Apr 21, 2011
    No problem, I was looking for a recipe before too and I came upon this. It was a little different, but I love it this way! Enjoy!!