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Buffalo Wing Poppers

These buffalo chicken poppers combine the flavor of hot wings and jalapeño appetizers to make a snack greater than the sum of their parts. —Barbara Nowakowski, Mesa, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    40 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 20 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup Buffalo wing sauce

Directions

  • Cut peppers in half lengthwise, leaving stems intact; discard seeds. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pipe or stuff into pepper halves.
  • Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20 minutes for spicy flavor, 30 minutes for medium and 40 minutes for mild.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 57 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • camcraftymom
    Oct 28, 2019

    5 stars for flavor- these taste fabulous! I had some trouble with my filling leaking out, possibly because I used a homemade, butter-based wing sauce. Next time, I’m going to try a technique from another baked popper recipe of salting, then par baking the jalapeños, then filling them. Might add an egg yolk to the filling, as well, as a binder.

  • justmbeth
    Feb 19, 2018

    Best of 2 worlds...buffalo chicken and jalapenos

  • Sassyspirella
    Dec 28, 2015

    An excellent appetizer. Huge hit every time I make them. Be ready to copy the recipe for your guests.

  • smf1963
    Feb 24, 2015

    Have been asked to make them every time we have a pot luck on nights at work. Everybody loves them.

  • gunslinger
    Dec 28, 2014

    One of my favorite appetizers to make! Combines the taste of pepper poppers and hot wings- two delicious appetizers in one. So quick and easy to make!

  • katecrid47
    Sep 15, 2014

    These were good. I cooked them for the full 40 minutes and they were still spicy butgood flavor. Very easy to make. I did cut the recipe in half as I had a small crowd. Worked fine.

  • daduk
    Dec 4, 2012

    Loved this recipe. Easy to make and they taste delicious. It reminds me of a buffalo chicken dip I make quite frequently. Never thought of piping into jalapenos. YUM!

  • yoeternal
    Nov 14, 2012

    Huge hit every time I made them

  • cheriwinkle
    Jun 18, 2012

    There were no stars, so I couldn't give this 5 stars. Everyone DOES understand that it is the nature of 'Buffalo Wings' to be 'incredibly spicy'...right?!

  • nctaylor83
    Jun 15, 2012

    This is a constant potluck favorite!