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Jan's Jalapeno Popper Pizza

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars
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"All the goodness of jalapeno poppers in a pizza topping."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 293
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 16-inch pizza)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in the pan.
  3. Saute onion in bacon drippings until translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic; continue to saute until garlic is golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Season the onion mixture with cumin, oregano, and black pepper. Stir cream cheese and sour cream into the onion mixture until smooth and spreadable.
  4. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the pizza dough; top with mozzarella and Cheddar cheeses. Arrange bacon and jalapeno pepper rings over the cheese layer. Sprinkle parsley over the entire pizza.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until crust is firm and crispy and the cheese is browned and bubbly, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Sometimes I make a batch of this, load it into a gallon bag, snip off a corner, and pipe around the edge of the crust. I then fold the outer edge of dough over the mixture, towards the inside of the pie and seal: stuffed crust!
  • This is also fantastic cooked outdoors on a grill!

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 293 calories; 15.6 22.3 15.5 44 689 Full nutrition

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This is my original review on this recipe before it was published and I have since made it at least a dozen times: "This might be the best 'specialty' pizza I've ever had in my life....and I can...

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We were really excited about trying this recipe. I followed the recipe with one adjustment. The recipe says to saute the onion in the bacon drippings without mentioning draining. I drained the m...

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This is my original review on this recipe before it was published and I have since made it at least a dozen times: "This might be the best 'specialty' pizza I've ever had in my life....and I can...

I made this for Recipe Group. Of course I tweaked (= I used red onion, turkey bacon, and two 4 oz cans of diced jalapeños. I had pre-cooked my bacon, so I used olive oil and butter to sauté the ...

OMG! Fantastic!

We were really excited about trying this recipe. I followed the recipe with one adjustment. The recipe says to saute the onion in the bacon drippings without mentioning draining. I drained the m...

As the submitter of this recipe I want to clarify that PREPARED PIZZA DOUGH PASTRY is raw dough you buy at your grocery store. You can use pre baked crust such as Boboli but watch your bake tim...

This was the BEST jalapeno popper pizza recipe that I have ever made or tried! I used *Sherri*'s personal recipe 'Basic Pizza Dough' for the crust, and stuffed the crust w/ mozzarella for extra ...

Delicious! I followed the recipe exactly, and made a jelly-roll sized rectangle pizza out of it, and had a little "sauce" left over. I can't handle too much heat, so I soaked the jalapeno rings ...

I made two different pizza's for the SuperBowl this year with this being one of them and it was a huge hit. I made exactly as written and would not change a thing. The onions sauteed in the baco...

This is a delicious pizza and a nice change from one with tomato sauce. I followed the recipe all the way and it was perfect. I really loved the bacon on the pizza. It does have all the flavo...