Grilled Jalapeño Peppers

Grilled Smoked Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers
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How to Grill or Smoke Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers
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Ingredients
  1. 10 Whole Jalapeno Peppers
  2. 1 8 oz block of Cream Cheese
  3. Shredded Colby Jack Cheese (from one 8 oz block of cheese)
  4. Bacon (either 20 strips or 10 strips depending on your preference)
  5. 20 Toothpicks
Instructions
  1. Halve the jalapeno peppers.
  2. Mash 1 8oz pack of colby jack cheese (shredded) and 1 8oz pack of philly cream cheese all together in a bow.
  3. Stuff the peppers.
  4. Take 1/2 slice of bacon and wrap it around the pepper.
  5. After wrapping them in bacon use a tooth pick to keep everything in place.
  6. Grill or smoke.
Notes from Grilling 24X7
  1. Today I was smoking baby back ribs on my new Weber Smokey Mountain so I had the ribs on the top grate and placed these little stuffed jalapeno peppers on the bottom grate. I left the peppers on the smoker for about 2.5 hours. I think they were done at 1.5 hours but my guests weren't here yet so I kept them on for an extra hour. It is hard to overcook things on a 225 degree smoker so it worked out quite well. I used typical low and slow smoking temperatures around 225-250 degrees for the peppers. They are finished when the bacon looks like cooked bacon and the cheese has melted.
  2. I am sure this could be performed on a standard charcoal grill. Just set up indirect heat with a low/medium heat and place the peppers on the grill. Add a few wood chips to get some smoke in there and cook until the bacon looks like edible bacon. They key is to keep a low heat and take them off when the bacon looks cooked.
Adapted from Grilling 24X7
Adapted from Grilling 24X7
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