Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers

Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers

"These appetizers are so easy to make and they taste so good. I have to warn you that eating them is habit-forming!"
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds, stems and center membrane. Stuff each half with about 2 teaspoons of cream cheese. Wrap with bacon and secure with toothpick.
  2. Place on a broiler rack that has been coated with non-stick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Remove toothpicks. Serve immediately.


  • When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.


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These were wonderful! Instead of using individual toothpicks I put about 10 on skewers. It made it much easier to turn.

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Pretty good recipe. Very easy to make. Filling is quite bland, though.

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These were wonderful! Instead of using individual toothpicks I put about 10 on skewers. It made it much easier to turn.

We added a pack of ranch dressing mix to the cream cheese before stuffing the peppers and it tasted even better than before!!

These are very good. The suggestion of 2 teaspoons of cream cheese is a bit off...it's more like 1 teaspoon. Also, for some reason mine took forever to cook....an additional 20 minutes. I fina...

These are awesome!! I actually bake mine at 350 for 1 hour and they taste great!!

I started out making these with my mom when I was 10 years old. At first we did them the same way the recipe says and they turn out great but through the years I have come up with some other way...

I have made jalapeno pepper appetizers dozens of times and they are not always the same. Some have been very mild and others were so smoking hot that I could not eat them. The heat really depend...

Wonderful, I have been making theses for many years always a big hit! I make a double recipe because they go so fast. One hint; they take a little longer to prepare than listed. I prep the ni...

ok before I made these myself I read the reviews first and every review said that these things aren't hot. WELL I dont know what I did different but these things were SCREAMING hot. I had smok...

Fabulous! I cooked on the grill in a fish basket which added a great outdoor flavor just keep a close eye as the bacon fat drippings will cause the flames to rise and sear. I substituted Neufsch...

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