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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Halves

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 32 minutes
  • Total Time: 42 minutes
  • Yield: 24 pepper halves 1x
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Halves are an easy appetizer with two unexpected ingredients that take these to the next level! They are perfect for game day, potlucks and parties!


  • 12 large jalapeño peppers
  • 8 oz. onion chive cream cheese
  • 12 strips center cut bacon
  • Lawry's Seasoned Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Spray a large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove stems, ribs and seeds. (Take care to wear gloves and do not touch your face or eyes during pepper preparation.)
  4. Spread onion chive cream cheese inside the pepper halves.
  5. Cut bacon strips in half and wrap each pepper with 1/2 strip of bacon.
  6. Secure bacon with a toothpick if necessary.
  7. Sprinkle bacon wrapped peppers with Lawry's Seasoned Salt.
  8. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the peppers are tender and bacon is cooked through and mostly crispy.
  9. Remove toothpicks from peppers.
  10. Set broiler to high and place pan under broiler for 1-2 minutes to crisp the bacon a little more.
  11. Allow to cool slightly and move to serving platter.

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