Apples aren’t just for sweet treats. Serve up these sweet and spicy Bacon and Apple Jalapeño Poppers at your next party!
There are some foods that are simply synonymous with football. I’m talking wings, nachos, chili, pizza…the list goes on and on. But don’t forget the tried and true jalapeño popper in the midst of all that football food goodness. These little babies have been a mainstay at nearly every game day party I’ve ever attended, and they are always a crowd pleaser. So this recipe for Bacon & Apple Jalapeño Poppers may seem like a no-brainer to you. But adding a bit of tart Granny Smith apple and savory green onions to the mix takes these pops to a crazy addictive level.
Prep for these bad boys is pretty minimal. I made the cream cheese filling the night before and kept it in the fridge without any problem. The only thing that is a bit cumbersome is gutting the peppers. Make sure you wear gloves if you’re sensitive to jalapeño juice.
Pat was skeptical of this flavor combination. Why mess with a good thing, right? Then he tasted them and couldn’t stop eating the spicy sweetness. Try them and see. I bet you can’t eat just one.