Oven Baked Jalapeño Poppers
This recipe  for Oven Baked Jalapeño Poppers has it ALL going on. Spicy cheese, smooth cream cheese, crispy topping, all served up in a jalapeño. And you can make them in your OVEN.
Servings Prep Time
24poppers 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
24poppers 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 12 jalapeños
  • 8 ounces cream cheesesoftened
  • 2TBSP milk
  • 2 TBSP srirachacan leave out if you don’t like a lot of heat
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3cup grated parmesan cheesethe crumbly kind
  1. split the jalapeños and scrape out the seeds and pith and lay them out on a baking sheet
  2. mix the cream cheese, milk and sriracha (if using) in a mixing bowl
  3. add the shredded sharp cheddar cheese and stir until combined
  4. fill the pepper halves with the cream cheese mixture
  5. pour the parmesan on a saucer, press each pepper, cream cheese side down, in the parmesan cheese
  6. cover the peppers and refrigerate until ready to cook
  7. to cook: preheat your oven to 400˚
  8. Bake in a 400˚ oven for 15 minutes or until peppers are cooked and top is slightly browned and cheese is bubbly
Recipe Notes
  • use rubber gloves if raw jalapeños bother your hands
  • if you don’t like a LOT of spice leave out the sriracha and add more milk if your mixture is too dry