Jalapeno Popper Mummies

These Jalapeno Popper Mummies are the perfect party treat for Halloween. They are delicious & super easy to make – and they really do look like a mummy!Jalapeno Popper Mummies

These Jalapeno Popper Mummies are such a great Halloween themed food to serve as a snack or appetizer, to take to a party, or to serve as a meal or side dish.

Not only do they look cool, but they are super easy to make & yummy too.

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

All you need to make these is:

  • refrigerated pizza dough, cut into strips
  • fresh jalapeños, cut in half (leave the stem in – it looks cool!) with the seeds & membranes removed & discarded
  • cream cheese
  • shredded cheese of your choice (sometimes I use just cheddar & sometimes I use Monterey Jack or pepper jack)
  • chili powder (completely optional – just adds an extra smokey heat!)
  • candy eyes

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

In a bowl, combine equal parts of cream cheese & shredded cheese. In the video (at the bottom of this post) I use a combination of cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, but you can use any kind of shredded cheese that you like. I love the way that cheddar melts so it’s my favorite to use. Sometimes I use just cheddar and sometimes I combine it with the Monterey Jack or pepper jack. The Mexican blend cheese work really well in jalapeno poppers too,

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Stuff the hollowed out fresh jalapeno halves with the cheese mixture.

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Wrap the refrigerated pizza dough strips around the jalapeños, all mummy style – making sure to leave an empty space uncovered for the eyes.

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Bake them up until the pizza dough strips have browned & the cheese is hot and bubbly, about 12-15 minutes on 375 degrees.

Remove them from the oven & let them cool slightly before topping them with the candy eyes. You don’t want them to melt!

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Once they have cooled about 10-15 minutes, top with the candy eyes.

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

How easy was that? And, don’t they look really cool?

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

You can also use my favorite jalapeno popper recipe for these for the filling, and just not wrap them with the bacon & barbecue sauce. You can find that recipe here

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 poppers

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh jalapeno peppers, cut in half - insides removed & stems left attached
  • 1 package refrigerated pizza dough, cut into strips
  • 2 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monteray jack cheese
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder optional
  • salt & pepper to taste optional
  • candy eyes

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix together the cream cheese & shredded cheeses. Stir in the chili powder, if using. Stuff the cheese mixture into the hollowed out jalapeno halves.
  • Wrap the stuffed jalapeno halves with the refrigerated pizza dough strips, all mummy style - leaving an open place for the eyes to go.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the pizza dough is lightly browned & the cheese filling is hot and bubbly.
  • Let the jalapeno poppers cool for 10-15 minutes before topping with the candy eyes so that the eyes don't melt.
Jalapeno Popper Mummies

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