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Dale’s Jalapeno Poppers

Dale’s Jalapeno Poppers

Dale’s Jalapeno Poppers are the perfect tailgating snack. This recipe is one of our go-to for an easy game day snack. Looking for more tailgating recipes check out Dale’s Smoked Chicken Wings with Horseradish White BBQ Sauce.

AuthorDale's Sauces, Inc.

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DifficultyBeginnerYields1 Serving
Prep Time45 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 8 mild Italian pork sausage
 16 jalapeno poppers
 8 cream cheese, room temperature
 3 tbsp Dale's Seasoning, divided
 2 tbsp chopped chives
 1 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
 16 slices thin-cut bacon (about 1 lb)
 32 wooden toothpicks, soaked in water

1

Heat a skillet over medium high heat.

2

Add the sausage and cook, breaking into small pieces, until browned and no longer pink throughout, about 6-7 minutes.

3

Remove from pan and drain on paper towel lined plate.

4

Next, slice each jalapeno in half, lengthwise.

5

Use the tip of a small spoon to scrape out the seeds and white membrane.

6

Then, in a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, 1 tablespoon Dale’s Original seasoning, chives, cheddar, and cooked sausage.

7

Fill pepper halves evenly with the cream cheese mixture.

8

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

9

Next, slice each bacon piece in half crosswise.

10

Then, wrap one piece of bacon around each stuffed jalapeno half.

11

Next, secure the bacon with a toothpick.

12

Place cut side up on a foil-lined sheet tray.

13

Continue to brush the bacon evenly with remaining 2 tablespoons of Dale’s Original Seasoning.

14

Finally, bake until the bacon is crispy and the peppers are tender, 20-22 minutes.

Ingredients

 8 mild Italian pork sausage
 16 jalapeno poppers
 8 cream cheese, room temperature
 3 tbsp Dale's Seasoning, divided
 2 tbsp chopped chives
 1 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
 16 slices thin-cut bacon (about 1 lb)
 32 wooden toothpicks, soaked in water

Directions

1

Heat a skillet over medium high heat.

2

Add the sausage and cook, breaking into small pieces, until browned and no longer pink throughout, about 6-7 minutes.

3

Remove from pan and drain on paper towel lined plate.

4

Next, slice each jalapeno in half, lengthwise.

5

Use the tip of a small spoon to scrape out the seeds and white membrane.

6

Then, in a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, 1 tablespoon Dale’s Original seasoning, chives, cheddar, and cooked sausage.

7

Fill pepper halves evenly with the cream cheese mixture.

8

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

9

Next, slice each bacon piece in half crosswise.

10

Then, wrap one piece of bacon around each stuffed jalapeno half.

11

Next, secure the bacon with a toothpick.

12

Place cut side up on a foil-lined sheet tray.

13

Continue to brush the bacon evenly with remaining 2 tablespoons of Dale’s Original Seasoning.

14

Finally, bake until the bacon is crispy and the peppers are tender, 20-22 minutes.

Dale’s Jalapeno Poppers