Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers

This recipe contest winner took jalapeño poppers to the next level! A blend of crunchy, creamy, cheesy, and spicy. Did we mention they’re wrapped in bacon? Serve straight from the grill to hungry guests that can stand a little heat with their food.


  • 8 jalapeños, seeds and membranes removed
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz. shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. Susie Q's Santa Maria Style Seasoning


  1. Combine the cream cheese, shredded cheese, cilantro, and Susie Q's seasoning in a bowl and mix well. 
  2. Stuff the mixture into the jalapeños. 
  3. Wrap one slice of bacon around each jalapeño and stick a toothpick through the middle to secure.   
  4. Grill over Susie Q's Wine Barrel Oak Wood Chips at medium heat for 5-10 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.

Serves: 4

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