Cool Ranch Jalapeno Poppers
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 6
  • 12 Jalapeños, seeds removed
  • 6 oz. ground sausage, browned & drained
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz. pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 scallion, thin sliced
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 bag Cool Ranch Doritos
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl combine browned sausage, cheeses, scallion, and spices. Mix until well blended. Fill each of the prepared jalapeños with 2-3 Tbl. of the sausage cheese mixture.
  3. Set up three small bowls. One for flour with chili powder. One for beaten egg. One for Doritos (begin with 2 cups crushed). Dip each of the filled jalapeños in flour, then egg, then dredge in Doritos; pressing to coat.
  4. Place coated poppers on prepared baking sheet, cut side up.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes until filling is bubbly and coating is golden brown.
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