Jalapeño poppers

These jalapeño poppers have just enough heat to pack a punch without being too overbearing. Since the cream cheese is basic, it also helps decrease the heat of these appetizers.

Makes 3 servings
Serving size: 2 poppers
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes

Ingredients for jalapeño poppers

  • 3 jalapeños
  • 8 tsp cream cheese
  • 3 bacon slices

Directions for jalapeño poppers

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cut jalapeños in half and remove insides.
  3. Add 1 tsp of cream cheese to each half. Larger ones may need 2 tbsp cream cheese.
  4. On a cutting board, cut bacon slice in half, then wrap each filled jalapeño slice with bacon slice.
  5. Put in oven for 18 minutes.
  6. Let cool before serving.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 71
  • carbohydrate: 3g
  • cholesterol: 14mg
  • fat: 5g
  • fiber: 0g
  • potassium: 70mg
  • protein: 4g
  • saturated fat: 2g
  • sodium: 198mg
  • sugar: 3g
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