Adam’s Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

AuthorKathy Oliva!DifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins

 10 jalapeño peppers, halved and seeded
 10 strips of bacon
 1 cup cream cheese, softened
 ½ cup cheddar, shredded (or Mexican blend)
 salt & pepper to taste

1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

2

To make the filling, combine the Olíva! Garlic Olive Oil, cream cheese, shredded cheese and salt & pepper in a medium sized bowl.

3

Stuff each jalapeño half with the cheese filling just to the top of the jalapeño "boat". Do not overfill.

4

Wrap each jalapeño with bacon. (It took about ½ a bacon slice to wrap 1 popper) Place a toothpick through the pepper to help keep the bacon from unraveling.

5

Place poppers onto a baking sheet and bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until bacon is nice and crispy.

6

Finish with a drizzle of Olíva! Denissimo Balsamic for a sweet tangy twist and serve immediately!

Ingredients

 10 jalapeño peppers, halved and seeded
 10 strips of bacon
 1 cup cream cheese, softened
 ½ cup cheddar, shredded (or Mexican blend)
 salt & pepper to taste

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

2

To make the filling, combine the Olíva! Garlic Olive Oil, cream cheese, shredded cheese and salt & pepper in a medium sized bowl.

3

Stuff each jalapeño half with the cheese filling just to the top of the jalapeño "boat". Do not overfill.

4

Wrap each jalapeño with bacon. (It took about ½ a bacon slice to wrap 1 popper) Place a toothpick through the pepper to help keep the bacon from unraveling.

5

Place poppers onto a baking sheet and bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until bacon is nice and crispy.

6

Finish with a drizzle of Olíva! Denissimo Balsamic for a sweet tangy twist and serve immediately!

Adam’s Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

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