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Pimento Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

Spice up your Thanksgiving get together with these appetizers!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 poppers
Cost: 15


  • 10 jalapenos
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoons mayo
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons diced pimentos
  • 1 cup shredded medium cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Tony Chachere’s More Spice seasoning
  • 5 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • Optional: top with local honey


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Cut jalapenos in half and remove seeds and ribbing to reduce spice
  • Add jalapenos to a parchment paper lined baking sheet, cut side up.
  • Add jalapenos to oven and let bake for 10 minutes (without filling)
  • Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, mayo, pimentos, cheddar cheese, and Tony Chachere’s More Spice seasoning in a medium sized bowl.
  • Cook and crumble bacon slices.
  • After the jalapenos have baked for 10 minutes, fill each jalapeno half with about 1 tablespoon of the filling.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with bacon pieces, gently pushing into the cheese.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes and then enjoy!!