Updated: Mar 23, 2021
You can find this item on numerous menus. Most of the time, they are using a premed item that they are just dropping into the fryer. here is a homemade version this will outshine the frozen ones.
8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
3 cloves Garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Creole Seasoning
12 Jalapeños, halved lengthwise and cored
12 slices thin cut Bacon, halved crosswise
Preheat oven to 350℉.
Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring until softened and thin. Stuff about 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture into each jalapeño half. Place each jalapeño on top of a slice of bacon and wrap the bacon fully around the pepper. Repeat with remaining peppers.
Bake for 35 minutes on a rimmed baking sheet. Increase heat to broil and cook until bacon crisps, about 5 minutes.
Good Cooking, Good Eating and Good Living!!!