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Cream Cheese, Bacon, and Pepper Jack Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

Looking for a fiery yet satisfying snack to fuel your keto journey? Look no further! Dive into the world of spicy indulgence with these Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos. Whether it’s a game night, a casual hangout, or just a craving for something bold and flavorful, these jalapenos are sure to hit the spot. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with this easy-to-make, low-carb delight.

Stuffed Jalapenos

Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos

Spice up your snack game with these creamy, cheesy jalapeno poppers.


  • 8 oz cream cheese (Philadelphia recommended)
  • 8 jalapenos, sliced lengthwise, deseeded, and de-spined
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese
  • 2 slices of bacon, crumbled (bacon bits work too)
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley


  1. Soften the cream cheese in a microwave after slicing your jalapenos.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese, crumbled bacon, parsley, and 2/3 of the pepper jack cheese.
  3. Scoop the filling mixture into the jalapenos and top with the remaining pepper jack cheese.
  4. For air fryer: Cook at 375°F for about 7 minutes until perfectly al dente. Adjust time for desired pepper softness.
  5. For oven: Bake at 400°F for approximately 15 minutes or until the cheese on top is golden brown.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Cream Cheese: Virtually carb-free, with only about 1g of carbs per ounce.
  • Jalapenos: Also low in carbs, providing about 1g per whole pepper.
  • Pepper Jack Cheese: While cheese contains minimal carbs, always check labels for variations.
  • Bacon: Adds flavor without significantly impacting carb count.
  • Parsley: Negligible carb content, enhancing freshness.

Spice Up Your Snack Game

These Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos are not only a spicy sensation but also a keto-friendly delight. With just five simple ingredients and effortless preparation, they’re perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply treating yourself, these poppers will surely elevate your snacking experience. So, get ready to savor the creamy, cheesy goodness with a delightful kick!

Credit to bdog1321 on Reddit

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