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Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers

 Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers
These appetizers are so easy to make and they taste so good. I have to warn you that eating them is habit-forming!
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 10 medium fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 10 bacon strips, halved

Directions

  • Cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds, stems and center
  • membrane. Stuff each half with about 2 teaspoons of cream cheese.
  • Wrap with bacon and secure with toothpick.
  • Place on a broiler rack that has been coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Remove
  • toothpicks. Serve immediately. Yield: 20 appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 283 calories, 28 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 332 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.