Rattlesnake Eggs

Dayna Chezem


These are like poppers if you have never had them and if you have had them they are almost like the ones at Texas Roadhouse.Enjoy..

★★★★★ 4 votes
45 Min
Deep Fry

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These sure do have a bite... and we loved every nibble!


3 c
shredded monterrey jack
4 large
4-5 jalapenos chopped
2 Tbsp
2 - 4 tbs. milk or half & half or cream
1/2 c
bread crumbs, dry
crushed red pepper to taste(use more for hotter bites)
salt & pepper to tase
cornmeal and buttermilk for coating

How to Make Rattlesnake Eggs


  • 1In large bowl, combine cheese, peppers, milk, and breadcrumbs. Mix well by hand, then form small egg shapes.
  • 2Roll the “eggs” in mixture of cornmeal and seasonings, then dip them in buttermilk and roll them in cornmeal again.
  • 3Freeze for at least 30 minutes so they will stay together in hot grease.
  • 4Fry until golden brown (about 2 minutes). Drain and serve with ranch dressing or your favorite dip.

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About Rattlesnake Eggs

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: The Great Tailgate!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #POPPERS, #JALAPENO