bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos

These bacon wrapped jalapenos are so delicious that they should be outlawed.  The fact that they can be assembled a day ahead so that all you need to do on serving day is to pop them into the oven makes them perfect for any get together.  These are great as an appetizer for a family meal and are the perfect game time snack. 

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed JalapenosThese are very easy to make.  In fact, the recipe only contains 4 ingredients.  The first thing you need to do is get some fresh jalapeno peppers.  I usually buy 10 to 12 peppers for this recipe depending on their size.  jalapenos for bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenosOnce I have my peppers, I cut them in half and remove the seeds and ribs from the inside of the peppers.  This helps to cut down on the heat from the pepper.  Some people recommend using gloves to perform this step, but it’s optional.  If you don’t wear gloves, be careful to keep your hands away from your eyes.  jalapeno-pepper-cleaning them for bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenosThe juice from jalapeno peppers in your eyes is very unpleasant.  I speak from experience, and I don’t recommend it.

Once the peppers are cleaned and arranged on a baking sheet, the cheese and cream cheese mixture is placed in the peppers which are then wrapped with bacon.  These stuffed and wrapped peppers are then baked until the bacon is crispy and the cheese filling gooey and delicious.

Let them sit for a few minutes before biting into them or you will burn your mouth.  Again, I speak from experience.  bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenosHere’s your recipe.  Give it a try and let us know what you think.

Thanks for visiting Patty Cake’s Pantry.  If you’re looking for a different type of stuffed jalapeno recipe, try this one topped with tortilla crumbs or this one stuffed with tuna. 

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 12
 
The combination of cheese, bacon, and jalapeno creates the perfect combination of flavors. These jalapenos are simple to make, but are sure to impress your guests.
Ingredients
  • 12 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise with seeds and ribs removed
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 strips of thinly sliced bacon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Cut the jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds and stems.
  3. Arrange the jalapeno halves on a baking sheet
  4. Mix the cream cheese and shredded cheese together.
  5. Fill jalapeno halves with the cheese mixture.
  6. Cut bacon strips in half.
  7. Wrap each filled pepper half with a bacon strip.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and cheese filling gooey.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat 4.4g
22%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 26mg
9%
Sodium 644mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates 1.5g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g
2%
Sugars 0.5g
Protein 5.6g
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 5%
Iron 4%

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