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Smoked Jalapeño Poppers

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Jalapeño Poppers

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

This classic BBQ recipe is wrapped with smokin’ pork deliciousness. Wood-fired bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers are seasoned with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub and baked over smoky mesquite for an epic game day appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 12 Medium jalapeño

  • 6 Slices bacon, cut in half

  • 8 Ounce cream cheese

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 1 Cup grated cheese

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
  • 2

    Slice the jalapeños in half lengthwise. Scrape out any seeds and ribs with a small spoon or paring knife. Mix softened cream cheese with Traeger Pork & Poultry rub and grated cheese. Spoon mixture onto each jalapeño half. Wrap with bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • 3

    Place the jalapeños on a rimmed baking sheet. Place on grill and smoke for 30 minutes.
  • 4

    Increase the grill temperature to 375℉ and cook an additional 30 minutes or until bacon is cooked to desired doneness. Serve warm, enjoy!