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Jalapeño Popper Wontons


WARNING: Might want to double up on this recipe because once you pop one you won't be able to stop, they're delicious!

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  • 1 package refrigerated square wonton wrappers
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 jalapeños, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Coarse salt


Servings 37
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 20mins


Step 1

In a bowl, combine cream cheese, jalapeños, and cheddar cheese. Arrange wontons in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Add 1 teaspoon of the filling to the center of each wonton (don't overfill them). Dip your fingers in a bowl of water and run your wet fingers around all edges of each wonton. Fold the wontons over the filling, pinching the edges to seal to make a triangle and removing any air bubbles.

Fry wontons in batches in hot oil until browned and crispy. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with coarse salt. Serve warm.

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