Jalapeño popper dip is a rich and creamy cream cheese-based dip with spicy jalapenos mixed in with a crunchy Ritz cracker topping! Easy and delicious recipe with a little spicy kick at the end!
Keyword: dip, Easy Appetizer
Author: Jennifer Fishkind
28 ounces packagescream cheesesoftened
2jalapenoseeded and diced (optional to add)
1½cupsshredded cheddar cheese
¾cupshredded parmesan cheese
4-5slicesbaconcooked and crumbled
1cupPanko bread crumbs
¼cupshredded parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Prepare an 8x8 dish by spraying with nonstick spray.
In a medium size bowl with a mixer on medium mix together the cream cheese and sour cream until smooth.
Stir in the bacon, jalapenos, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese and green onion.
Spread into prepared dish.
Combine the bread crumbs with the butter, parmesan cheese and parsley. Sprinkle over the cream cheese mixture.
Bake 10-15 minutes or until hot and bread topping is golden brown.
Important tip: Be very careful when cutting up and pitting your jalapeños. You may want to wear gloves. When working with fresh jalapeños, be careful not to touch your face (especially your eyes).Note: You can make this dip ahead of time. Just prepare everything and leave off the topping layer until just before you plan to bake the recipe. Cover and place the dip in the refrigerator and store the topping in a separate container and sprinkle it over the top right before placing it in the oven.