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Jalapeno Pineapple Poppers with Bacon (Tropical Poppers)


  • 20 jalapenos, sliced in half and seeded, membranes removed
  • 1 recipe Jalapeno Pineapple Cream Cheese Filling (below)
  • 1 package bacon, diced, cooked until crisp


Preheat oven to 400°. Fill piping bag with cream cheese filling. Pipe filling into pepper halves. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake until jalapenos are tender, 15-20 minutes. Top with bacon, serve warm.

Jalapeno Pineapple Cream Cheese Filling

  • 2 – 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple preserves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Mix all ingredients together in mixing bowl until smooth.

Michelle M. Gonsalves
Executive Chef
Frontera Produce LTD

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