Jalapeno Poppers Recipe with Stella Blue Cheese

Blue Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

These baked, stuffed jalapeño poppers—made with rich, tangy blue cheese and crumbly bacon—are everyday gourmet. They’re perfect for an anytime appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword blue cheese, game day, jalapenos, poppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 poppers
Calories 126 kcal


  • 10 large jalapeño peppers or as many as you can fill
  • 6 ounces bacon
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 10 ounces Stella® Blue Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • FOR SERVING: fresh chopped cilantro, spicy chili flakes


  1. Slice jalapeño peppers in half lengthwise and core out the innards.
  2. Cook the bacon in a pan over medium heat until the fat renders and the bacon becomes nice and crispy, about 8-10 minutes. Drain the bacon on paper towels and let them cool. Crumble them into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the cream cheese, Stella® Blue Cheese and garlic powder to the mixing bowl. Mix until well combined.
  4. Fill each jalapeño slice with the bacon-blue cheese mixture and set them onto a baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 minutes or until the cheese is nicely melty.
  6. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and spicy chili flakes. Serve!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Makes 20 poppers.

Nutrition Facts
Blue Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 290mg12%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 340IU7%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.