Jalapeno Popper Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

"This blends the best of two worlds. Jalapeno poppers and pigs in a blanket. They aren’t the traditional small size appetizers, so they’re perfect for a satisfying snack. These get double jalapeno flavor with jalapeno-smoked sausage. If you want an even fancier presentation, use puff pastry."


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  • 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 6 jalapeno peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, or to taste
  • 6 smoked jalapeno sausages, halved
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    1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
    2. Unwrap crescent dough and separate into 12 triangles onto a clean work surface. Spread 1 to 2 tablespoons cream cheese into each jalapeno half and press a sausage half into the mixture. Place stuffed jalapenos on top of the crescent triangles and sprinkle with 1 to 2 tablespoons Cheddar cheese. Wrap stuffed jalapeno with crescent dough.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until dough has puffed up and is lightly browned, about 15 minutes.


    • Cook’s Note:
    • You will end up with leftover crescent dough. Just roll it up and bake as instructed on the package.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 365 calories;26.9 g fat;16.4 g carbohydrates;12.9 g protein;49 mg cholesterol;888 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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