Jalapeno Poppers of Champions

Jalapeno Poppers of Champions


"I fashioned this delicious snack especially for Super Bowl XL! My vegetarian and non-vegetarian friends alike will be enjoying these as we root for our beloved Seattle Seahawks. Detroit 'Hawk City!!!"


30 m servings 73 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 73 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Fill each jalapeno half with cream cheese. Wrap 1 bacon strip around each jalapeno half and secure with a toothpick. Arrange wrapped jalapenos on baking sheet.
  3. Bake 12 minutes in preheated oven, or until bacon strips are crisp. Serve warm.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 165 Ratings


Could these poppers BE any better? I did make with bacon and there are 2 tips I have to offer when using real bacon: 1) Cook at 375 to 400 for about 30 mins, depending on how crispy you like ...

I've made these four times now and use Philadephia cream cheese with chives. I also use regular bacon and just cut a slice into thirds and place it directly on top of the cream cheese filled ja...

This was great, and so easy! I used real bacon and I baked on a rack over a jelly roll pan in the oven to help drain off some of the grease. Thanks for the idea.

Have never made this recipe with the vegetarian bacon but I do make this recipe with the real stuff. The only thing we do different is to grill them. They are awsome, just make sure you wrap t...

I really shouldn't be reviewing because I changed the recipe so much, but I used real bacon and broiled them in the toaster oven. They were exactly what they sound like - cream cheese filled jal...

I made this for my potluck at work. Excellent! If you want mild poppers make sure you take out ALL the seeds! I used half slices of hickory smoked thick cut bacon. Remember to spoon off the grea...

AWESOME. Would give 10 stars if possible. I used real bacon and didn't need to use toothpicks, didn't leak at all. Word of advice, wear gloves, if you wear contacts then you need to wear gloves....

These were a huge hit this weekend. I added parsley flakes, garlic salt, and a small amount of grated cheddar to spice it up a bit. I also cut my real bacon in thin strips instead of using 1 b...

As many have said I use real bacon (will have to try vegetarian when my vegetarian mother comes to visit!!! good idea) but I would also suggest instead of halving the Jalepenos just cut the top ...