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Bacon Cheddar Jalapeno Poppers

MAYFRANKS

"Quick & easy! Only 3 ingredients required: bacon, a block of Cheddar cheese and jalapeno peppers. The men in my family are crazy about these yummy treats. In fact, my husband often eats them as a meal!"
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Ingredients

20 m servings 281 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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Directions

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  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Cut Cheddar cheese into 12 slices long enough to fit inside the jalapeno halves. Insert cheese slices into the halves. Wrap the jalapeno halves with the bacon slices, securing with a toothpick, if necessary. Place on a medium baking sheet.
  3. Broil 5 to 10 minutes, or until the bacon is evenly brown.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 281 calories; 25 g fat; 1.1 g carbohydrates; 12.6 g protein; 58 mg cholesterol; 465 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Just a suggestion I found helped keep the cheese in the pepper. When you cut off the stem end leave enough of the pepper so that you have a solid end. When you cut the pepper in half it looks li...

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This recipe tasted OK, but was incredibly messy to make. It is hard to wrap slimy bacon around a slippery pepper, and make sure it stays in place. When cooking them, the main problem was keepin...

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Just a suggestion I found helped keep the cheese in the pepper. When you cut off the stem end leave enough of the pepper so that you have a solid end. When you cut the pepper in half it looks li...

The guys really digged these at our last football party. My only suggestion is pre-cook the bacon to at least the soft stage to make sure it is crispy and line the baking sheet with foil for ea...

These were pretty good. I used pre-cooked bacon and only broiled 2-3 minutes. I also have made them with cream cheese. I mixed shredded sharp cheddar, 4 oz. cream cheese and a few seeds for s...

This recipe was fantastic and easy to make. I cooked them as long as it said to, AND I never did turn them. Most of the cheese stayed in the poppers, and the bacon was cooked just fine! I ad...

Try pre-cooking the bacon and adding it chopped to the cheese filling.

This recipe is GREAT!!! I made these for a turkey fry party and they were a bigger hit than the turkey! I took the suggestion of adding some seeds to the cheese, and it worked great. Also, I shr...

This was a very good treat. I cooked them in a cupcake pan (3-4 in each section.) This way the cheese didn't melt out and eaveryone enjoyed them!!

Easy to make, since there are only 3 ingredients, but preparing the jalapenos can be time consuming. An important precaution - protect your hands when seeding the peppers. Jalapenos can cause ...

This recipe tasted OK, but was incredibly messy to make. It is hard to wrap slimy bacon around a slippery pepper, and make sure it stays in place. When cooking them, the main problem was keepin...