This jalapeño popper grilled cheese is sure to be a hit at your next backyard BBQ or surprise in-law visit. Keep this flavorful sandwich on hand when you need to quickly steal the show!
Ingredient List
For the Sandwich:
  • 4-ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jalapeño, finely chopped (seeded if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Finely ground black pepper
  • 4 slices bread
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, halved
  • All the ingredients needed for jalapeño popper grilled cheese

    1. In a large bowl, stir together cream cheese, jalapeño, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

  • 2. Butter one side of each slice of bread. On the other side of two slices, spread a thin layer of the cream cheese mixture.

  • 3. In a large skillet over medium heat, add bread with cream cheese mixture, buttered-side down. Top with 1/2 cup Cheddar and half the bacon, then top with another 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese. Top with remaining slice of bread, buttered-side up.

  • 4. Cook until cheese is melted and bread is golden, 4 to 5 minutes, then flip and cook 5 minutes more.

  • 5. Repeat with second sandwich.

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