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Baked Jalapeno Poppers With Cream Cheese & Bacon

With just four simple ingredients, these baked jalapeno poppers couldn't get much easier. Filled with a delicious combination of cream cheese, cheddar and bacon, this appetizer is always a crowd pleaser!
Course Appetizers/Party Foods
Cuisine American
Keyword baked jalapeno poppers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 148kcal
Author Lisa O'Driscoll | Fun Money Mom


  • 6 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • 5 slices bacon


  • Preheat oven to 400 and spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Cook bacon on stove top or microwave. Set aside.
  • Cut jalapenos lengthwise and remove seeds.
    6 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • Crumble four bacon slices.
    5 slices bacon
  • Combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese and bacon.
    6 ounces cream cheese, 6 ounces cheddar cheese, 5 slices bacon
  • Fill each jalapeno half with cream cheese mixture and place on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Crumble the remaining slice of bacon and sprinkle over the cooked jalapenos. Enjoy!



  • Need to save some time? Use store bought bacon crumbles instead of cooking your own.
  • Want a crispy topping? Sprinkle panko crumbs lightly over the top before baking.
  • Try drizzling a little blue cheese dressing over the top for an extra cheesy flavor.
  • Don't have bacon on hand? This recipe tastes amazing with sausage too!


Serving: 2g | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 0.1mg