Baked Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Mikekey *


When working with jalapeños, it helps to wear disposable latex or vinyl gloves. If you don't have gloves be sure not to rub your eyes until you wash your hand thoroughly with warm soapy water.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
25 Min


  • 12 large
    jalapeno peppers
  • 1/4 c
    onion, minced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3/4 c
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • 2 oz
    monterey jack cheese

How to Make Baked Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Slice jalapenos in half lengthwise. Scrape out all the seeds and ribs from each jalapeño with a spoon.
  3. Mix together all the filling ingredients except the jack cheese. Cut the jack cheese into 24 2- inch sticks.
    Pack the filling into the peppers and nestle a stick of jack cheese onto the filling of each one.
  4. Arrange the peppers on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and lightly browned, and the peppers are cooked.
  5. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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About Baked Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern

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