Cheesy Jalapeño Poppers are the ultimate party snack! The perfect combination of heat and cheesy goodness. Try them out at your next gathering!
Cheesy Jalapeño Poppers: A Fiery Kick of Flavor
- 12 jalapeño peppers
- 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- Cooking spray
- Bake for at least 15 minutes at 375°F on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- By halving them lengthwise, remove the seeds and membranes from the jalapeno peppers.
- To make this delicious cheese mixture, simply grab a mixing bowl and combine cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, smokey paprika, cayenne pepper (if you're using it), salt, and pepper.
- Fill each jalapeñohalf with the cheese mixture, pressing it gently to fill the cavity.
- In another dish, combine the breadcrumbs with the salt and pepper.
- Roll each stuffed jalapeño in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing lightly to coat all sides.
- Place the coated jalapeño poppers on the prepared baking sheet.
- Lightly spray the poppers with cooking spray to help them brown.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbling and the poppers are brown.
Serving suggestions for Cheesy Jalapeño Poppers
Classic Appetiser Platter:
Arrange poppers on a platter with salsa, sour cream, and lime wedges for a zesty touch.
Game Day Snack:
Serve with wings, nachos, and guacamole for a spicy addition to sports gatherings.
Pair with grilled meats like steak or chicken for a satisfying meal of savory and spicy flavors.
Skewer with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic glaze for tangy and spicy appetizers.
Enjoy as a tasty snack, satisfying cravings with flavor in each bite. Perfect for any occasion.