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Overhead shot of a white board with sweet jalapeno peppers wrapped in bacon

Bacon Wrapped Sweet Jalapeno Poppers

These sweet jalapeno peppers are packed full of salty, spicy and sweet flavours to make your tastebuds tingle!  Move over jalapeno poppers, there's a new party food in town! 
Course Appetizer, canape
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 poppers
Calories 124kcal


  • 5 jalapenos
  • a pinch of cracked black pepper
  • 5 oz soft cream cheese 150g
  • 3.5 oz blueberry jam 100g
  • 1.75 oz shredded cheese 50g
  • 5 strips bacon


  • Pre heat the oven to 400ºf / 200ºc
  • Cut the jalapenos in half lengthways and deseed
  • In a bowl, mix together the soft cheese, black pepper, jam and shredded cheese
  • Using a spoon, fill the jalapeno halves with the cheese mixture.
  • Cut the bacon rashers in half, and wrap a piece around each jalapeno
  • Place the wrapped jalapenos on to a bacon try and put in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the bacon is cooked
  • Serve immediately



  • Use a good quality bacon, one with not tonnes of added ingredients.
  • Omit the bacon to make these vegetarian - they will still be delicious I promise!
  • Use a teaspoon to scrape out the seeds of the jalapenos.
  • Cook the jalapeno poppers in a pre-heated oven to get the bacon nice and crispy.
  • Serve immediately!
  • If making ahead of time, follow instructions up to wrapping in bacon, and then store covered in the fridge for up to 6 hours.
  • Nutritional values are based on one of ten poppers and are an estimate only.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.2mg