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Jalapeno Poppers I


"Sharp Cheddar cheese is the rich, delicious filling for these spicy favorites! They are baked rather than deep fried. You'll want to pop them down one after another!"
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1 h servings 187 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings (30 jalapeno poppers)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese and mayonnaise. Stuff jalapeno halves with the mixture.
  3. Whisk together eggs and milk in a small bowl. Place crushed corn flake cereal in a separate small bowl.
  4. Dip each stuffed jalapeno half into the egg and milk mixture, then roll in corn flake cereal to coat.
  5. Arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until filling is bubbly and lightly browned.


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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: 187 calories; 13.8 g fat; 9.8 g carbohydrates; 6.5 g protein; 58 mg cholesterol; 235 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I give it 4 stars cuz it needs tweaking to be's what you need to do: after seeding the peppers you must blanche them in salted boiling water for 2 minutes to the cream cheese mixt...

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Not what I expected the cheese came out in the oil and was all over the place the crumbs didn't stick to well to the egg to the jalapeno..

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I give it 4 stars cuz it needs tweaking to be's what you need to do: after seeding the peppers you must blanche them in salted boiling water for 2 minutes to the cream cheese mixt...

Very easy and tasty recipe. My husband and I had an assembly line making these little lovelies. As others suggested, we used colby/jack cheese instead of cheddar. Put the cheese mixture in a z...

These are great! I added some mozzarella to the mix and dredged the peppers in flour mixed with cayenne, paprika, thyme, and garlic powder before re-dipping them in the egg, and then Italian br...

I explored the internet and included many recipes from "allrecipes" for the best tasting jalapeno popper. I chose this recipe based on the baking method, rather then fried. I followed this recip...

Everyone at my party loved these! My only suggestion is that you dip the peppers in a little flour before dipping in the egg because the cornflakes didn't stick to the peppers.

I used bread crumbs instead of cornflakes. Put them in the freezer before baking to try and get the cheese to stay put. Definitely would recommend cooking the jalapenos before stuffing them.

These were really good. I didn't have corn flakes, so I breaded them with italian bread crumbs, dunked in the egg mix again and then breaded once more. The crust stayed on beautifully! An ide...

For as skeptical as I was about these, they disappeared so quick. I did a trial run the night before making these, and I wasn't to thrilled with the way that they baked, the filling kinda ran o...

We liked this recipe. For those of you somersizing, roll in parmesan cheese instead of bread crumbs. yum!