Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins

These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins are a fabulous appetizer or side dish. It is jam packed with flavor with the perfect amount of heat and cool. These are a hit wherever and whenever they are served!

These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins are a fabulous appetizer or side dish. It is jam packed with flavor with the perfect amount of heat and cool. These are a hit wherever and whenever they are served!

I love recipes that can be universally served for different occasions. This is one of those. These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins make for a delicious appetizer or tasty side dish.

I am always looking for ways to jazz up my vegetables and this recipe was a winner for my whole family. I love how the crisp potato skins pair with the creamy and cheesy filling.

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These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins are a fabulous appetizer or side dish. It is jam packed with flavor with the perfect amount of heat and cool. These are a hit wherever and whenever they are served!

Let’s talk about that filling for a second though. It is loaded with flavor. The kick of heat from the jalapeños pairs wonderfully with the cool and creamy cream cheese. It is a fantastic balance of flavors. It is topped with cheese and bacon and lets be honest… bacon makes everything better!

These would be a perfect addition to a get together or a perfect accompaniment to your dinner table!

These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins are a fabulous appetizer or side dish. It is jam packed with flavor with the perfect amount of heat and cool. These are a hit wherever and whenever they are served!

Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins
 
These Jalapeño Popper Potato Skins are a fabulous appetizer or side dish. It is jam packed with flavor with the perfect amount of heat and cool. These are a hit wherever and whenever they are served!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • 5 medium potatoes
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 5 Tablespoons chopped jalapenos
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup cooked and chopped bacon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Wash potatoes and poke them with a fork a few times.
  3. Place in oven, (not covered with foil) and bake at 450 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender to squeeze. (Baking time will depend on the size of your potato)
  4. Let cool for 30 minutes
  5. Slice the potatoes in half, lengthwise.
  6. Scoop out the inside of the potatoes about ¼ an in to the skin. (You can use the inside of your potatoes for some yummy mashed potatoes)
  7. Generously salt and pepper the inside of your potato skins and set aside.
  8. In a medium bowl beat cream cheese until smooth.
  9. Add jalapeons and salt and mix again.
  10. Divide and spoon cream cheese mixture into your potato skins evenly.
  11. Spinkle cheese over the cream cheese.
  12. Top with bacon and bake for 10 minutes until warm.

Enjoy!

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