Bacon-Wrapped Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

If you like it spicy, this is the appy for you!

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 30 Mins
  • Portions: 24 stuffed jalapeno halves

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 12 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 12 slices bacon, cut in half
  • 24 toothpicks


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place baking rack on top of the baking sheet
  3. Cut the jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and center membrane
  4. Mix the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic and paprika together until well combined
  5. Spoon cheese filling equally among the 24 jalapeno halves
  6. Wrap each stuffed jalapeno with a half slice of bacon and stick a toothpick through the center to keep in place
  7. Place the wrapped jalapenos on the baking rack and bake for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crisp to your liking

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