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These easy Baked Jalapeño Poppers are favorites at our home. Baked in the oven with a light bread topping,

These are the perfect party or game day appetizer and are so easy to make. Everyone will be asking you for the recipe!

Be sure to check out our other Game Day food ideas, like these 5 ingredient or less game day foods or these Game Day Dip Recipes.

Simple recipe to learn how to make jalapeno poppers in the oven!

Welcome to Day #5 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. Whether you are a Broncos fan or a Seahawks fan , we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in each day starting with Monday, January 20 and ending on Saturday, January 25.

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There are many recipes for Jalapeno Poppers. These are not breaded and this recipe does not require any eggs. There is also no frying of any kind as these are baked. Remember, I like to keep things simple here on the island. I hope you enjoy them!

The process is really quite easy and the full recipe is below. Don’t forget to check out my time-saving tips for this recipe below. We know how to save time and want to help you when you need it.

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For the poppers, you will want to preheat the oven to 350°.  Using rubber gloves, clean and seed jalapenos. Seriously, use gloves and open a window because these little buggers can be really hot.
 
Place cleaned out pepper halves on cookie sheet.  You can remove gloves, but wash hands before and after handling peppers.

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In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, shredded cheese, cilantro, and cumin. Stuff each pepper with cream cheese mixture.

 

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Mix bread crumbs and parmesan cheese together. Top each pepper with a small scoop of this mixture.

 

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Bake for 20 – 22 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and crumbs are light brown. They are delicious!

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Honestly, the best part about these is the light crumb topping!

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tips to streamline recipes

  • Prepare jalapenos the day before and store in the refrigerator until ready to make
  • Use pre-shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Save time chopping cilantro by using dried cilantro
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Baked Simple Jalapeno Poppers

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How to Make Simple Jalapeno Poppers

These easy Baked Jalapeño Poppers are favorites at our home. Baked in the oven with a light bread topping,
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24

Ingredients

  • 1 dozen jalapeno peppers halved
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°.  Using rubber gloves, clean and seed jalapenos. Seriously, use gloves and open a window because these little buggers can be really hot.
  • 2.Place cleaned out pepper halves on a cookie sheet.  You can remove gloves, but wash hands first.
  • 3. In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, shredded cheese, cilantro, and cumin. Stuff each pepper with cream cheese mixture.
  • 4. Mix bread crumbs and parmesan cheese together. Top each pepper with a small scoop of this mixture.
  • 5.Bake for 20 - 22 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and crumbs are light brown.
    Let cool for 4-6 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed this delicious appetizer recipe. I also hope that your new year’s eve celebration is enjoyable, whether you are going to a party or watching the ball drop on TV like we plan to.

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