Heat things up with these tasty Jalapeño-Bacon Puffs. These smoky, spicy Jalapeño-Bacon Puffs will be a hit when you serve them to your family and friends.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 9 servings
6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
36 RITZ Crackers
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook bacon in medium skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
Add peppers to reserved drippings in skillet; cook 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender. Remove peppers from skillet; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
Combine all ingredients except crackers; roll into 36 balls. Place crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with cheese balls.
Bake 5 min. or until heated through.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Roll cheese mixture into balls as directed; refrigerate in airtight container up to 2 days. When ready to serve, heat oven to 350ºF. Place cheese balls on crackers. Bake as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 9g
Dietary Fibers 0.5045g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
9 servings, 4 topped crackers each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.