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Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Your next party will pop off with these quick and easy bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers. Loaded with a cheesy cream cheese filling, they’re the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Tasty Team
Total Time

30 minutes

30 min

Prep Time

15 minutes

15 min

Cook Time

15 minutes

15 min

Total Time

30 minutes

30 min

Prep Time

15 minutes

15 min

Cook Time

15 minutes

15 min

Ingredients

for 14 poppers

  • 7 large jalapeñoes
  • 6 oz cream cheese (170 g), room temperature
  • ¾ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (75 g)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 14 strips bacon

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 256
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 1g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 15g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Wearing latex gloves, slice the jalapeños in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the seeds and membrane.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper with a rubber spatula. Transfer the cheese mixture to a piping bag fitted with a medium round tip or a resealable plastic bag with a corner snipped off.
  4. Pipe the cream cheese filling into each jalapeño half.
  5. Wrap each jalapeno in 1 strip of bacon.
  6. Working in batches, place half of the poppers in the air fryer and fry for 8–10 minutes, until the bacon is crispy. Repeat with the remaining poppers.
  7. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 14 poppers

  • 7 large jalapeñoes
  • 6 oz cream cheese (170 g), room temperature
  • ¾ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (75 g)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 14 strips bacon

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 256
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 1g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 15g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Wearing latex gloves, slice the jalapeños in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the seeds and membrane.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper with a rubber spatula. Transfer the cheese mixture to a piping bag fitted with a medium round tip or a resealable plastic bag with a corner snipped off.
  4. Pipe the cream cheese filling into each jalapeño half.
  5. Wrap each jalapeno in 1 strip of bacon.
  6. Working in batches, place half of the poppers in the air fryer and fry for 8–10 minutes, until the bacon is crispy. Repeat with the remaining poppers.
  7. Enjoy!

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