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Cheesy Jalapeño Poppers: A Fiery Kick of Flavor

Fiery Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers with a Cheesy Twist

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

Are you craving something spicy and cheesy? Look no further! These Cheesy JalapeñoPoppers will satisfy your taste buds.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6 servings
Calories 180 kcal


  • 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.

Side Dish:

 Pair with grilled meats like steak or chicken for a satisfying meal of savory and spicy flavors.

Party Skewers:

 Skewer with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic glaze for tangy and spicy appetizers.

Snack Time: 

Enjoy as a tasty snack, satisfying cravings with flavor in each bite. Perfect for any occasion.

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