Jalepeno Poppers

(from sarahcampbell’s recipe box)

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 22 minutes

Categories: Appetizers


  • 12 jalapeno peppers
  • ▢6 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ▢1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ▢4 ounces sharp cheddar shredded
  • ▢2 tablespoons chives finely chopped
  • ▢1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • ▢1 tablespoon butter melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Wearing gloves, slice the jalapenos in half lengthwise. Using a small spoon, scoop out the seeds and membranes.

  3. In a bowl mix cream cheese, garlic powder, cheddar cheese and chives (if using).

  4. In a separate bowl, combine Panko crumbs and melted butter.

  5. Fill jalapenos with the cheese mixture. Top with crumbs.

  6. Place on a baking pan and bake 18-22 minutes or until golden.

  7. Cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

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