Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with cream cheese + pineapple

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with cream cheese + pineapple

This weekend I entered a Tapas competition coordinated by a group of Portland food bloggers and my local Whole Foods Market. I didn’t have as much time to prepare as I would have liked, and ended up whipping together a fairly untraditional but scrumptious appetizer. I didn’t win the competition, but the dish I brought was still a winner – and definitely one we’ll be making at our next party.

These stuffed jalapenos really catch hold of all your senses – sweet, savory and bacon. I sorta felt like bacon deserved its own category here. Let me know if you disagree. And without the seeds, these appetizers aren’t spicy per say, but they deliver some serious heat!

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with cream cheese + pineappleBacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with cream cheese + pineapple

So if you’re looking for an easy appetizer to feed a crowd, add this one to your list. And speaking of lists – a special shout out to the bloggers who attended (and the AHmazing dishes they brought!): 

I love food bloggers. Almost as much as I love tapas.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with Cream Cheese + Pineapple
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12 jalapeños
1 carton whipped cream cheese
24 small spears of pineapple (sized to fit jalapeños)
12 slices of uncooked of bacon

Preheat oven to 375.
Slice jalapeños in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds with a spoon. Rinse off to remove seeds and pat dry. Fill each jalapeño shell with cream cheese and a pineapple spear.
Cut each bacon piece in half crosswise and wrap around the stuffed jalapeños. Secure with a toothpick and place in a baking dish. Bake for approximately 1 hour or until bacon is cooked and crispy. Let cool slightly before enjoying.

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2 Responses to "Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños with cream cheese + pineapple"

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  1. I loooooved the pineapple in this dish, I have never had a jalepeno stuffed with pineapple, I loved it! Cheers! Tiffany

    • Marisa


      Thanks Tiffany! 🙂


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