Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers


  • 8 jalapeno peppers approximately 3-4 inches long
  • 1 8-ounce block cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 slices bacon


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat it with cooking spray.
  2. Cut the jalapenos in half lengthwise and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds and ribs.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  4. Fill each jalapeno half with the cheese mixture.
  5. Cut the slices of bacon in half crosswise and wrap each pepper half in a slice of bacon, using a toothpick to secure the bacon.
  6. Arrange the peppers on the baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until bacon is crispy and browned. Serve immediately.