Jalapeño Popper Wonton Cups

These Jalapeño Popper Wonton Cups are loaded with bacon, cream cheese, jalapeños and cheddar. It is everything you love about poppers in a crunchy wonton! It is the perfect appetizer for a party or the big game!
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 7 minutes Total Time: 17 minutes Servings: 12 people

Ingredients

  • 12 wonton wrappers
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ tsp. coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 -3 jalapeños
  • 1/3 cup cooked and crumbled bacon or real bacon bits plus additional to garnish
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded (plus additional to garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Spray a regular sized muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. Put one wonton wrapper in each muffin cup.
  4. Bake wrappers about 5 minutes until they are starting to brown.
  5. While the wrappers are in the oven start the filling.
  6. In a medium glass mixing bowl, microwave the cream cheese for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the black pepper. Stir together with a fork.
  8. For a less spicy recipe remove and discard the seeds and white pith from the jalapenos (leave it in for more spice). Dice peppers small – almost minced.
  9. Add jalapenos, green onions, bacon and cheddar cheese to the cream cheese mixture – stir to combine.
  10. When the wontons have browned, use a cookie scoop to add the filling to the wonton cups. Garnish with reserved bacon and cheese.
  11. Return filled wontons to the oven for 7-9 more minutes until hot through and cheese is melted.

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