Maple Bacon-wrapped Jalapenos: Carrie Bonnell cooks with Catskill Provisions

 Maple Bacon-Wrapped Jalapenos

by Carrie Bonnell

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 dozen jalapenos
  • 1 package applewood smoked bacon
  • 1 container mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 package of cream cheese
  • 1 tin Catskill Provisions Maple Sugar

*Serves 6 as an appetizer or passed hors d’oeuvre

 Preparation:

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Wash and slice the jalapenos length-wise

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Deseed the jalapenos (*Chef’s Note: More Seeds = More Heat. But for goodness sakes: DO NOT touch your eyes without throughly washing your hands)

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Mix room-temperature marscaphone, cream cheese, pinch of salt, pinch of Catskill Provisions Maple Sugar (*Chef’s Note: Salt makes things taste the way they are supposed to)

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Fill jalapeno shells and level them off. Do not overfill.

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Dredge one side of each slice of bacon (*Chef’s Note: “Applewood Smoked” is amazing for this recipe) in a plate of Catskill Provisions Maple Sugar.

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Wrap Bacon around each jalapeno with maple sugar side out.

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Skewer with a toothpick to hold together.

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In a preheated oven at 375 degrees, bake at 20 minutes. (*Chef’s Note: High heat blasts coat and encrust food)

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Serve and enjoy. Watch out for the hot ones, there’s always a few in every batch.

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