Mummy Jalapeño Poppers

MUMMY JALAPEÑO POPPERS

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Check out these Spooky Jalapeño poppers and bring this festive appetizer to your next ghoulish event!

Author:
Steven’s Smokehouse

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 Jalapeños (not too large so the crescent roll strips wraps around nicely)  

  • Pillsbury Crescent Roll Dough 

  • Candy Eyes

  • Your favorite hot sauce for dipping(optional) 

CREAM CHEESE MIXTURE

  • 1 block of softened cream cheese 

  • 8 oz of shredded pepper jack cheese 

  • Pit Barrel® All-Purpose Pit Rub 

  • 8 strips of chopped cooked bacon (can add more if desired) 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Prepare cream cheese mixture.

  2. Light Pit Barrel® Cooker according to lighting instructions.

  3. Slice jalapeños in half lengthwise. Remove all of the stem and seeds. Leave the membranes if you want them hotter. (optional to cut the stem off)

  4. Fill each jalapeño up with the cream cheese mixture. Be sure not to overstuff the jalapeños.

  5. Unroll the crescent rolls into rectangles. Use a knife to cut each crescent rectangle lengthwise. About 1 inch in width.

  6. Wrap one or two pieces (depending on size of jalapeño) around each jalapeño.

  7. Spray a baking rack with cooking oil spray. Place wrapped jalapeños on the rack or grate. Place grate with wrapped jalapeños on the cooking grate in the Pit Barrel® Cooker.

  8. Cook on the Pit Barrel® for approx. 20-30 minutes.

  9. Once the crescent portion of the jalapeños are golden brown and crisp, remove from the Pit Barrel®.

  10. Add two candy eyes at the top of the jalapeño.

  11. Serve with hot sauce for dipping. (This will give the appearance of blood)

  12. Enjoy this Spooktacular treat! 🧟‍♂️

RECIPE VIDEO