Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers


These jalapeño poppers are creamy in the middle with crispy bacon on the outside. They're easy to make and taste so much better than traditional poppers.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
12 poppers


  • ½ cup cream cheese

  • ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 12 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed

  • 12 slices bacon


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Mix cream cheese and Cheddar cheese together in a bowl until evenly blended. Fill each jalapeño half with cheese mixture. Put halves back together and wrap each stuffed pepper with a slice of bacon. Arrange bacon-wrapped peppers on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy, 25 to 35 minutes.

    a low angle, close up view


You may wish to wear protective gloves when working with jalapeño peppers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

213 Calories
18g Fat
3g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 213
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 540mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 12mg 62%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 196mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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