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Bacon-Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers


Salty bacon, rich goat cheese, savory-sweet jelly, and roasted jalapeño--it takes teamwork to make the dream work. If you already have the grill going, these dreamy little bites are equally easy to cook outdoors.

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  • 2 ounces goat cheese, softened
  • 2 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon grated red onion
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 medium jalapeno peppers, halved vertically and seeded
  • 3 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper jelly
  • 1 teaspoon water


Servings 8
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 15mins


Step 1

Preheat broiler to high.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well to combine.

Arrange pepper halves on a jelly-roll pan; divide filling among peppers. Broil 7 minutes or until peppers are tender and beginning to brown. Sprinkle with bacon.

Combine jelly and water in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave 30 seconds or until saucy. Drizzle evenly over peppers.

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