BrownEyedBaker.com’s Jalapeno Popper Dip is creamy, cheesy and has just the perfect amount of kick. Great appetizer for your next party or watching the big game!

Ingredients

Dip

  • 16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup (227 grams) mayonnaise
  • 8 pieces of bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 6 jalapeños, minced (if you can't get fresh, substitute a 4-ounce can diced jalapeño peppers, drained)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)

Topping

  • 1 cup (50 grams) panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup (99 grams) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons (57 grams) unsalted butter, melted

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, bacon, jalapenos, garlic, cumin and cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl. Transfer the mixture into 2-quart baking dish.

Step 3

Combine the panko breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and melted butter in a small bowl, tossing with a fork until the mixture is evenly moistened. Sprinkle evenly over the cream cheese mixture.

Step 4

Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, until the top is golden brown and the dip is bubbling. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips, crackers, vegetables, etc.