close up of tasty looking Bacon Wrapped stuffed jalapenos next to tomatoes

Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos

Category Appetizers Pork Sides Quick and Easy Smoke New Year's Game Day Cinco de Mayo Holiday Season
Servings 24
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes

Here's a game day appetizer with a kick and we're not talking about field goals. No, these Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos deliver a creamy, crunchy, spicy and flavorful punch with every bite.

Stuffed jalapenos wrapped with bacon are always a favorite and this one has the bonus of being made on a Pit Boss Pellet Grill which of course will give them the added flavor of wood fire.

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close up of tasty looking Bacon Wrapped stuffed jalapenos next to tomatoes


  • 12, Cut in Half Bacon, Strip
  • 1 Chopped Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded
  • 24 Toothpicks
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese, Room Temperature
  • 12 Fresh Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika

Special Tools

  • Toothpicks


  1. Start your Grill on ''smoke'' with the lid open until a fire is established in the burn pot (3-7 minutes). Preheat to 300°F.
  1. Begin cutting the jalapeño peppers in half lengthwise, removed the seeds along with the center membrane, and set aside.
  1. Next, beat the cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and paprika together until fully combined, add salt to taste, then spoon fill all 24 jalapeño halves evenly.
  1. Wrap each stuffed jalapeño with a half slice of bacon and stick a toothpick in the center to keep the bacon in place.
  1. Place each stuffed pepper on the grill, and grill for about 25 minutes.
  1. Remove from the grill and serve immediately.