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Jalapeno Poppers Recipe with Stella Blue Cheese
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5 from 3 votes

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blue cheese, game day, jalapenos, poppers
Servings: 20 poppers
Calories: 126kcal


  • 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


  • Slice jalapeño peppers in half lengthwise and core out the innards.
  • 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.
  • Add the cream cheese, Stella® Blue Cheese and garlic powder to the mixing bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Fill each jalapeño slice with the bacon-blue cheese mixture and set them onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 minutes or until the cheese is nicely melty.
  • Sprinkle with fresh herbs and spicy chili flakes. Serve!



Makes 20 poppers.


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 87mg | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 0.1mg