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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Make your next event POP with these Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers. Filled with two types of cheese and CHI-CHI’S® taco seasoning, these gameday appetizers are sure to be a party favorite.

Make your next event POP with these Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers. Filled with two types of cheese and CHI-CHI’S® taco seasoning, these gameday appetizers are sure to be a party favorite.

30 poppers
20 minutes
25 minutes
45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 medium sized jalapeño peppers
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 packet CHI-CHI’S® Taco Seasoning
  • 15 slices bacon, divided

Directions

  1. 1. Heat oven to 400ºF
  2. 2. Slice each jalapeño pepper in half, then remove the ribs and seeds. (for spicier poppers, leave some of the seeds in)
  3. 3. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, 3/4 cup of cheddar cheese, and taco seasoning and mix till well combined.
  4. 4. Fill each pepper half with the cheese mixture. Top with remaining Cheddar cheese.
  5. 5. Wrap each popper in a half strip of bacon, using a toothpick to hold the bacon in place.
  6. 6. Place the wrapped poppers on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes or until bacon is crispy and brown.

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