Bacon wrapped jalapenos stuffed with cheese on a plate.
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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

It's so easy to make Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 296kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 8 jalapeno peppers
  • 4 ounces American Cheese use a small cube of American cheese
  • 8 slices bacon regular not thick sliced bacon


  • Wear a pair of disposable gloves. Wash and cut the jalapeno peppers lengthwise into halves. Scoop out the membrane and seeds of the jalapenos. Place a small piece of cheese in the jalapeno. Wrap the jalapeno with bacon. Place the wrapped jalapenos on a plate, and put into a freezer for about 10 minutes.

Air Fryer Cooking Instructions

  • To cook place the jalapenos into the air fryer. Set air fryer to 390 degrees and cook for about 10 minutes. If you do not have an air fryer place jalapenos on a rack on a baking sheet and cook at 400 degrees, for about 15 minutes or until the bacon is browned and crispy.

Oven Cooking Instructions

  • Use toothpicks to anchor the bacon into the jalapeno pepper. Place bacon-wrapped jalapeno peppers onto a rack on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Then broil at 400 degrees for about 5 minutes or until the bacon is browned.

Recipe Tips

Recipe Variations:
  • Add some sliced green onions to the cheese for some extra flavor
  • Stuff a small amount of chorizo with the cheese before you wrap them with bacon
  • Monterey Jack cheese can be substituted for American cheese


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 765mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 33.2mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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