Jalapeno Popper Dip

★★★★★ 12 Reviews
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By Stacey Mosher
from Norfolk, NE

If you love the real jalapeno popper, you will love this.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a great appetizer for your next gathering!  The spiciness was just right for us, but of course, you can add more heat or tone it down a bit to suit your personal taste.  It is very creamy and rich so be prepared to fall in love...

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese, softened, 8 oz each
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 c
    shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/2 c
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can
    chopped green chilies, 4 oz.
  • 1 can
    sliced jalapenos (double if you like heat), 4 oz.
  • 1 c
    Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, melted
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a food processor, add the first 6 ingredients and process until smooth. (You do not need to drain either can of peppers.)
  • 2
    Spread the dip into a greased 2-qt casserole.
  • 3
    In a bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and melted butter; mix well. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over the dip.
  • 4
    Bake in a preheated 375* oven for about 20 minutes. The top should be browned and the dip heated through.
  • 5
    *DO NOT OVER COOK THIS DISH OR THE MAYONNAISE WILL SEPARATE*
  • 6
    Serve with buttery cracker or a sliced French baguette.
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