Mmmhmmm!! Here we go again with the Jalapeño Poppers…I seriously can’t help myself, I LOVE them~All of them! I realized that I’ve never had one that I don’t like, err..love..a LOT!
These sassy beauties are to die for!
Each tender and slightly spicy Pepper is stuffed with a classic, beefy, all-american cheeseburger. The Jalapeño makes the best ‘bun’ EVER!
If you enjoy a Bacon Cheeseburger, maybe with a little kick of spice, you will adore these two bite wonders! Perfect as a quick and light meal, or pile them up for a day of snacking on the couch watching the game!
~You’ll never go wrong with these…make WAY more than you think you’ll need..trust me!
What you’ll need for 30 Poppers!
15 fresh Jalapeños ..cut in half!
16 oz. Cream Cheese..softened
1 lb. lean ground beef fully cooked!
1 lb. Bacon
Sliced Cheddar OR American Cheese..about one slice per every 3 Poppers!
Salt and Pepper to taste
toothpicks..one per each popper!
Spilt each Pepper lengthwise down the center, and remove the seeds and veins. Take COMMON SENSE PRECAUTIONS when working with HOT Peppers! 🙂
Cut the bacon slices in half equally.
Now, in a medium bowl combine the Cream Cheese, Cooked (and drained of any liquid) ground beef, and Salt & Pepper..mix well!
Fill each Pepper with some of the Cream Cheese/Beef mixture…
Top it with about 1/3 slice of the Cheese…
And wrap it with a half slice of Bacon!
Secure them with a toothpick because even though you love them, it’s not enough to keep them together..haha! ~sorry! 😉
Bake them on a rack over a sheet pan at 400 degrees, for approx. 45 minutes..OR until they’ve reached your desired done-ness!
Then it’s time to EAT them~
…watch how fast they go..it’s like magic..lol!
So grab yours quick! ~Enjoy! 🙂