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Appetizers Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños

You can prep these cheesy-good bites ahead and store covered in the fridge until ready to make.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

20 min.

Total Time:

40 min.


  • 3 oz. cheddar, grated
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1 Tbs. plain dry breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. smoked paprika
  • 6 medium jalapeño peppers
  • 6 slices bacon


  1. In bowl, stir together cheddar, cream cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder and smoked paprika. Wearing disposable gloves, halve jalapeños lengthwise; remove seeds.
  2. Fill jalapeño halves with cream cheese mixture. Halve bacon slices crosswise. Wrap half slice bacon around each jalapeño half.
  3. Place crisper plate in basket of 7-qt. air fryer; coat with cooking spray. Place basket in air fryer; heat to 350°F. In 2 batches, place jalapeños in single layer in basket. Air-fry until hot and bacon is cooked through, about 10 min. per batch.

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