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Baked Jalapeno Bacon Poppers Recipe

Cook Time: 30 minutes

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Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 10 mini sweet peppers or jalapeno peppers
  • 3 strips bacon
  • 8 oz package cream cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning (or your seasoning blend of choice)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs (or corn flake crumbs)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Slice each sweet pepper in half lengthwise. Use your spoon to scoop out any seeds and some of the rib to make a nice, clean boat.
  3. Cook bacon to crisp (you can use a microwave - place bacon between paper towels, microwave 3-4 minutes or until crisp). Mince cooked bacon.
  4. In a bowl, mix together the bacon, cream cheese, cheddar cheese and Cajun seasoning.
  5. Spoon cheese mixture into each sweet pepper.
  6. Melt butter in microwave, stir in the bread crumbs.
  7. Hold each popper and dip cheese side down into bread crumbs.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese melty and bread crumbs crusty.

Jalapeño peppers

Bacon

Cream cheese

Butter

Breadcrumbs

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