Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Beth Pierce


Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers are the perfect party appetizer or game day food. Prepare to have your tastes buds tantalized. Prep or prepare them in advance to streamline your party plans. Read on to learn how to pick the right peppers and how to moderate the heat in jalapeno peppers.


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15 Min
20 Min


  • 12
    jalapeno peppers approximately 3 inches long
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 c
    finely shredded cheddar
  • 1/2 c
    finely shredded monterey jack
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 12
    slices bacon cut in half

How to Make Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Cut the jalapenos in half lengthwise. Using a spoon or melon baller remove the veins and seeds. Place on baking sheet cut side up.
  3. Using a mixer blend the cream cheese, cheddar, Monterrey Jack, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper until smooth and creamy. Spoon into the pepper going a little more than level with the sides. Wrap each stuffed pepper with bacon. Wrapping so the bacon seam is on the bottom and place on baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until bacon is browned. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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