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Bacon Pineapple Jalapeno Bites

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It's no secret that bacon pineapple jalapeno is an amazing combo. Today we have it in its purest form. A simple bite of bacon, pineapple, and jalepeno in perfect proportion with a slight cheddar accent. We have all had bacon jalapenos with a cream cheese filling, so this is a fun and delicious twist on that idea. I made these with some friends for a Christmas party this past weekend, and we all had a lot of fun assembling them and, of course, eating them!


Cut the jalapenos into 4 pieces each. This makes them more bite sized, but also helps cut the heat a bit for your guests. Take the seeds out too.



Small pieces fit nicely into the peppers.



Teamwork.



Yum. I used about 1/3 of a bacon slice for each of these. Just one time around with a slight overlap on the top. Put the toothpick into the overlapping part.







Put them on a rack to help everything get crisp and also so that they aren't soaking in the bacon fat while they cook.



Crispy, chewey, spicy, sweet. Surprisingly light when you use a pineapple instead of cream cheese!





Yes, that is the same guy with the ridiculous mustache in this post. Yes he is wearing a fake mustache in this picture.



6 Comments

These were awesome! I would say even to use a half piece of bacon if you wanna make them slightly less spicy.

Glad to see I'm not the only one who wears fake mustaches at get0-togethers.

I grilled these on my Big Green Egg the other night and they were awesome. Thanks for the inspiration.

hi
does it work with sweet peppers?
(awsome page by the way)

what a great recipe idea thanks man : )

wow so after seeing this i tried it and man it was a hit in my house the whole gang really enjoyed them i put cream cheese in some of them and that was a cool touch with the pineapple : )thank you for the inspiration!!

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