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Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers Recipe

Jalapeno Pepper Appetizers Recipe

These appetizers are so easy to make and they taste so good. I have to warn you that eating them is habit-forming!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

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 Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.