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Jalapeno Popper Spread Recipe
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Jalapeno Popper Spread Recipe

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I've been told by fellow party-goers that this recipe tastes exactly like a jalapeno popper. I like that it can be made without much fuss. —Ariane McAlpine, Penticton, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 cup canned diced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • Sweet red and yellow pepper pieces and corn chips


  1. In a large bowl, beat the first five ingredients until blended; spread into an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; top with bread crumbs. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with peppers and chips. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Jalapeno Popper Spread in Taste of Home August/September 2012, p31

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"Very Good! Made as directed."

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2015

"Excellent - everyone wanted the recipe. I also added bacon for the bacon lovers in the group, but excellent without."

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2015

"This is excellent! I followed the recipe exactly but only made a half recipe to try it out and it was gobbled up. Everyone seemed to like it with tortilla chips the best."

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2015

"Such a hit when i took to a party. Everyone devoured it and next day were calling for the recipe."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2015

"I love this dip! I have made it several times and it is always a huge hit! I have also added real bacon bits and they loved it even more. So easy and so good!"

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