Grilled Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Bombs

11
Millie Johnson

By
@BISCUITMAKR

I got the original recipe from my oldest son , Craig . I tweaked it alittle by adding cilantro , salt and pepper.
* Spray your grates with a non-stick spray to prevent sticking !!!
I forgot to time myself cleaning and prepping the peppers. I'm taking a guess on that ! lol

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes appox. 12 depending on size of peppers
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 12
    jumbo jalapenos
  • 12 slice
    smoked bacon
  • 1 (8oz.) pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Grilled Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Bombs

Step-by-Step

  1. To a medium bowl add 1 - 8oz. package of room temp. cream cheese and cream with a potato masher or mixer. Add 1 cup of grated extra sharp cheddar cheese, 1/2 tsp. dried cilantro, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/8 tsp. black pepper. Mix with spoon or spatula. Set aside.
  2. Wear gloves and eye protection ! Wash and dry jalapenos. Slit pepper lengthwise then make small cut crossways at top, making a "T".
  3. Using a spoon start at the top and push spoon in firmly. In a downward motion rake to remove seeds and veins.
  4. Make sure it's clean of all seeds and veins.
  5. Stuff with cheese mixture then squeeze together. Wipe off excess with spoon .
  6. Starting at the small end ,
  7. overlap bacon towards the top .
  8. Secure with a toothpick at the top .
  9. Heat grill to 275 degrees (don't forget to spray grates !)
    Grill peppers for 12 minutes, raising lid to turn every 2-3 minutes. Makes approx. 1 dozen

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