Grilled Cheese and Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
20 fresh jalapenos
16 oz. cream cheese (2 packages), room temperature
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 lb. bacon, cut into thirds
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix cream cheese and cheddar until well blended.
Add cumin and paprika and stir until incorporated.
PUT ON GLOVES.
Slice each jalapeno in half USING YOUR GLOVED HANDS. Carefully remove seeds from each half WITH YOUR HANDS THAT ARE PROTECTED BY GLOVES.
Scoop mixture and generously fill each jalapeno half.
Cut bacon into thirds. Wrap each half with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
Slather BBQ sauce over tops of jalapenos.
Bake for 20-30 minutes or until bacon is browned.