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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños

A perfect appetizer for any dinner party, game day celebration, and definitely delicious for the Super Bowl

Course Appetizer, Game Day Appetizers, Party Food
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 8 large Jalapeños, seeds removed
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups cheese, grated (I used Three Alarm Cheese from Sam's Club)
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 8 slices bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. Fry bacon in a large frying pan just until it starts to get crisp. Remove and place on a plate lined with paper towels. 

  3. Slice just a little off the top, lengthwise, of each jalapeños, spoon out the seeds and hollow out the pepper. Rinse jalapeños and any loose seeds that may remain.

  4. Dry jalapeños and place on a baking sheet. 

  5. In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese for 2 minutes, then add grated cheese, onions, cilantro.

  6. Spoon cheese mixture into each jalapeño and place back on baking sheet.

  7. Wrap bacon around each pepper and secure with a couple of tooth picks

  8. Pop in the oven and bake for 18-20 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and enjoy!