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RECIPE # 4925 - JALAPENO BITES - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

RECIPE # 4925 - JALAPENO BITES - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

CREATED Nov 27, 2012

MICHAEL KING / MONELL'S


12 whole Jalapenos cut in half, length wise

6 Bacon strips, sliced in 4 pieces

1 - 8 ounce package Cream Cheese, at room temperature

2 T. dry Italian Dressing mix

Use plastic gloves and slice Jalapenos, length wise from top to bottom.  With a spoon, remove seeds from Jalapenos; be careful not to touch eyes or mouth.  

In a bowl, combine cream cheese and dry Italian dressing.  Fill each Jalapeno with cream cheese mixture.  Level it with the edge of the Jalapeno.  Wrap a piece of bacon around the middle of the Jalapeno and secure with a wooden toothpick.

Grill:  On a hot grill, cook Jalapeno on its back for 30 minutes.  Turn and cook other side, be careful not to burn the cream cheese mixture.

Oven:  Place Jalapenos on a greased sheet pan and bake on 375 for 30 minutes.