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Grilled Jalapeno Poppers

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers are a classic appetizer made with a creamy & cheesy filling. These are great for BBQs, parties, and game nights!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Jalapeno Poppers
Servings: 8
Calories: 164kcal


  • 8 medium-large Jalapeno Peppers washed
  • 6 oz Cream Cheese slightly softened
  • 4 oz White Cheddar shredded
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 oz Yellow Cheddar shredded
  • 1 Green Onion thinly sliced (for garnish)


  • Preheat a grill to medium-high.
  • Slice each jalapeno pepper in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  • Stir together the cream cheese, white cheddar, onion powder, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
  • Spoon the cream cheese mixture into the halved peppers.
  • Sprinkle the yellow cheddar on top of each, lightly pressing it into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Carefully place each pepper on the grill (cheese facing up), and grill until the pepper is lightly charred and the cheese is melted, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle the green onion on top.


If desired, serve with Ranch dressing.