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Chipotle Cream Cheese Bacon Poppers

Smokey chipotle gets blended with cream cheese, topped with bacon and stuffed into a baby sweet pepper for a twist on the classic jalapeno popper.  
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cinco de Mayo, Mexican appetizer
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 12 mini multi colored peppers halved, seeds removed
  • 1 8 oz whipped cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and cut into pieces
  • ΒΌ cup cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl combine cream cheese and chipotle.
  • Fill each half of pepper with about 1 tsp cream cheese mixture.
  • Top with a piece of bacon, pressing in to make sure it stays while cooking.
  • Bake until sizzling hot, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with cilantro.