These are a very spicy appetizer or side that is perfect for the 4th of July!
- 4 large Jalapeños cut in half, seeds removed
- 8 oz softened cream cheese
- 1/4 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
- 1/2 cup smoked pulled pork chopped into small pieces (any cooked meats can be used, chicken, burger, sausage, etc.
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp smoked salt
- Hot sauce to taste
- 8 slices bacon
Mix cream cheese, pepper jack, meat, garlic, salt and hot sauce together in a small bowl. Scoop mixture into each jalapeño half. Wrap in bacon. Bake in oven or air fryer at 375 for 20-24 minutes.
A non-spicy version could be made using sweet peppers, cheddar cheese and eliminate hot sauce.