Creamy Jalapeno Popper Dip
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 4 bacon strips, chopped
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup 2% milk
- 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
- 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
- 1/3 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Tortilla chips
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon.
- In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, milk, jalapenos, vinegar, cooked bacon and reserved drippings. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs; dot with butter.
- Bake 30-35 minutes or until bubbly and topping is golden brown. Serve with chips.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 422 calories, 36g fat (24g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 566mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein.
Mar 30, 2018
Crowd pleaser! Everybody loves it, every time I make it.
Dec 12, 2016
I made this for a birthday party. It seemed to go over well. I doubled the recipe since it was for a crowd. I put more bacon than the recipe called for because we like bacon! I also added a dash or two of fajita seasoning. I've made stuffed peppers before and they needed a little something and the fajita seasoning did it!
Feb 8, 2016
This was a waste of my time. It was terrible. It was very bland for all of the ingredients. I was surprised how bad it was after so many rave reviews. I will not make this again. My husband said "you can lose that recipe".
Jan 14, 2016
I had extra jalape?os left over from making jalape?o poppers so I decided to make this dish. I like the idea that it is. Same flavor as the poppers, without as much of a mess. I added a few extra jalape?os, but I still did not think it was spicy enough. I could hardly taste any spice, but maybe I had mild jalape?os. For anyone making this for the first time, I would test a piece of jalape?o first to see how spicy it is, and then add more or less for your taste. The only other issue I had was that I think there is too much breadcrumbs in this. Next time I make it I will cut the amount in half just so it isn't as bready on top. Other than that I thought it was great and I would definitely make it again!
Oct 11, 2015
Unless you have a large family, don't make this unless you have company. It is so good, and you can't quit eating it. I did add more jalapenos and it still wasn't too hot.
Jun 21, 2015
This was excellent! Only had regular breadcrumbs and used pimento cheese spread that I had on hand, instead of cheddar. Will make again.
Jun 14, 2015
I just made this and it was over the top delicious! I made one change, because I was out of Panko bread crumbs, I used crushed tortilla chips for the topping. WoW! Everyone loved it.
Feb 1, 2015
Loved this. Instead of jalape?o peppers, I used 5 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (removed the seeds to cut back on the heat). Doubled the bacon. Delish!
Jun 12, 2014
I tried some of this at a backyard BBQ...delish! Do you think it could be frozen??
Jun 10, 2014
This recipe is less work and easier to make than the individual poppers. Great for any gathering or party.
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