Candied Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
Prep Time
1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 40 mins
Jalapeno Poppers ramped up with candied bacon. Sweet, savory, spicy and all the wonderful various textures which gives you the perfect bite.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe
Candied Bacon
  • 12 Sliced Thick Cut Bacon
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
Jalapeno Poppers Filling
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 2 Jalapenos diced
Wonton Wrappers
  • 24 Wonton wrappers
Candied Bacon
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Place 12 slices of bacon in bowl
  3. Add brown sugar and fresh ground pepper
  4. Stir until bacon is covered in brown sugar
  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes
  6. Allow to cool, dice into small pieces
Jalapeno Poppers Filling
  1. Add diced candied bacon, diced jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese to a bowl
  2. Mix until combined
Making The Candied Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
  1. Spray mini muffin pan with cooking spray to avoid sticking
  2. Place one wonton wrapper in each cup, forming it to the cup gently, to prevent tearing
  3. Add 1 Tablespoon Jalapeno Poppers filling to each cup, distribute evenly any extra filling if needed
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Remove from oven, add bacon and jalapeno garnish, if wanted.
  6. Serve and enjoy!