Appetizers & Snacks, Side Dishes

Jalapeño Poppers

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 8


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 1/2 block (4 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 bag (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 8 jalapeño peppers, cut in half lengthwise, stems left on, seeds and membranes removed
  • 8 strips uncooked bacon


  • Small Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Step 1

    In a small mixing bowl, mix together the cream cheese, cheddar, and salt. 

  • Step 2

    Using a small teaspoon or coffee spoon, fill each jalapeño half with the cheese mixture, making sure not to overfill. 

  • Step 3

    Place 2 pepper halves together, then wrap each pepper with 1 piece of bacon. Repeat with remaining peppers. 

  • Step 4

    Insert crisper plate in basket and basket in unit. Then preheat the unit by selecting AIR FRY, setting the temperature to 360°F, and setting the time to 3 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin. 

  • Step 5

    After 3 minutes, place peppers on crisper plate; reinsert basket. Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 360°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin. 

  • Step 6

    After 7 minutes, select START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove basket from unit and rotate peppers to ensure the bacon crisps on all sides. Reinsert basket and select START/PAUSE to resume cooking. 

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, remove peppers and allow to cool for 10 minutes and then serve warm.