Grilled Bacon Jalapeno Poppers


Wisconsin Cheese Grilled Bacon Jalapeno Poppers Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
16 Poppers



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Butterkase or Cream Cheese can be used in this recipe.


  1. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Cut jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and membranes.
  3. Beat butterkase and cream cheese in a large bowl until blended. Fold in bacon and pineapple. Spoon a tablespoonful of cheese mixture into each pepper half. Transfer jalapenos to a greased grill grid or basket.
  4. Grill poppers, covered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until filling is heated through.
  5. Combine raspberry jam and red pepper flakes if desired in a small bowl. Serve with poppers.

Recipe Tip

Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Butterk√§se means “butter cheese” and has a dreamy, creamy texture and mild, buttery flavor. It's a yummy melting cheese, yet sophisticated enough to serve with a fine wine—need we say more?

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