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Pimento Mac and Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

These bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers are filled with pimento mac & cheese for a tasty twist on a crowd favorite! 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword easy appetizer recipes, game day recipes, party recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 132kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 package Bob Evans White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 ounces jarred pimentos drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 large jalapenos
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Wash the jalapenos and slice in half length-wise. Use a small spoon to scoop the seeds and membrane from the jalapeno halves.
  • Microwave the macaroni and cheese according to package directions.
  • Empty macaroni and cheese into a medium mixing bowl with the grated Monterey Jack cheese, pimentos, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  • Spoon the macaroni and cheese into the jalapeno halves, about 1-2 tablespoons of macaroni and cheese per pepper.
  • Slice the bacon strips in half and wrap each jalapeno with one half of a slice of bacon.
  • Place poppers on prepared baking sheet.
  • Warm the honey in a small dish in the microwave for 20 seconds.
  • Use a pastry brush to brush the honey over each popper.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until bacon is cooked to your liking.
  • Cool for 5 minutes and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 66mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 0.5mg