Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
If you’re looking for a mouthwatering appetizer that will make your taste buds dance with delight, then look no further than our Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers. These little bites of heaven are the perfect combination of spicy, creamy, and savory flavors. Whether you’re serving them at a party or enjoying them as a weekend treat, they’re sure to be a hit with everyone.
- 12 fresh jalapeño peppers
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 12 slices of bacon
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by preheating your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Wash the jalapeño peppers and cut off the tops. Carefully remove the seeds and membranes to reduce the heat.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
- Fill each jalapeño pepper with the cream cheese mixture.
- Wrap each stuffed jalapeño with a slice of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
- Place the bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers on a baking sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crispy and the peppers are tender.
- Remove the toothpicks before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 poppers
These Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers are a crowd-pleaser. The heat of the jalapeños is beautifully balanced by the creamy cheese filling and the smoky bacon. They are an irresistible appetizer that will disappear quickly at any gathering.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 180, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 7g
Imagine your guests’ reactions as they bite into these Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers. The crispiness of the bacon, the creamy and cheesy interior, and the subtle heat of the jalapeños combine to create a taste sensation that’s hard to resist. They’re perfect for game day, parties, or simply when you’re craving a delicious snack.
So, gather your ingredients, put on your chef’s hat, and get ready to delight your taste buds and those of your friends and family with this fantastic recipe. You won’t be able to stop at just one! Enjoy!