Cookin’ Louisiane – Pimento Cheese Jalapeño Poppers

Cookin Louisiane

Chef Jay Ducote makes pimento cheese jalapeño poppers with bacon.

Jalapeño Poppers Ingredients:

  • 12 jalapeños
  • 6 strips Buckley Farm’s bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ¾ cup Jay D’s Pimento Cheese
  • 1 Pack Shurfine  Snack Crackers

Pimento Cheese Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet BBQ Rub
  • 1/2 cup Shurfine mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp Jay D’s Louisiana Molasses Mustard
  • 12 oz Shurfine Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 12 oz Smoked Gouda Cheese, grated
  • 1, 4-oz jar Shurfine diced pimentos, rinsed

Pimento Cheese Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a mixing bowl and allow to marry flavors for at least 30 minutes.

Jalapeño Poppers Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  2. Slice each jalapeño lengthwise and remove seeds and membrane. Pan cook jalapeños cut side down for 5 minutes. Let cool and stuff each jalapeño with 1 Tbsp of pimento cheese.
  3. Place jalapeños on sheet pan and bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with crumbled bacon.

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