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Maple Jalapenos

Craving something sweet with a little bit of heat? Try these creamy, sweet, hot and savory treats. One bite, and you won’t be able to stop! —Nicole Larson, American Fork, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    50 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 25 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  • Cut jalapenos in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Set aside. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, feta cheese and syrup until smooth. Spoon into pepper halves.
  • Place in two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Top with bacon and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake at 350° 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 stuffed jalapeno half: 61 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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