Forget frying poppers for your next get-together! When you have to feed a crowd, this bread is simple and sure to be a hit. The thick, creamy layer of cream cheese is stuffed full of jalapeno peppers. Feel free to adjust the amount of peppers as desired. Top with extra jalapeno slices for an extra kick – the wimps can just pick them right off if it’s too much heat!
- 1 loaf sweet Italian bread sliced in half lengthwise
- 16 ounces cream cheese
- 1 3/4 cups diced pickled jalapeno slices
- 1 cup sharp cheddar freshly grated
- Extra jalapeno slices for topping as desired
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
In a medium saucepan over low heat, add the cream cheese and diced jalapenos. Stir over low heat until cream cheese has melted and the jalapenos are all combined in the cheese.
Spread the cream cheese mixture over the cut side of the bread. Top with cheddar cheese. Add extra jalapeno slices as desired.
Bake uncovered for 8 minutes.
Remove from the oven and slice.