Jalapeno Popper Crescent Cups

These Jalapeno Popper Crescent cups are the hit of every party and so easy to make! These creamy, cheesy and spicy little two-bite appetizers bake in minutes!

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How to Make Jalapeno Popper Crescent Cups

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We love Jalapeno Poppers around here!  I’ll pretty much each jalapenos any which way they’re served…  grilled, in a jalapeno popper dip or even as an egg roll!

I actually make Jalapeno popper dip frequently and it’s one recipe everyone always asks for.  I figured that same delicious dip would be amazing in an easy to hold two-bite appetizer.  Let me tell you, I was right.. these are delicious!  I recently brought these to a party and they were a smashing success…  and of course I was asked for the recipe (so be sure to print a few extras)!

These Jalapeno Popper Crescent cups are the hit of every party and so easy to make! These creamy, cheesy and spicy little two-bite appetizers bake in minutes!

Items You’ll Need for This Recipe

* Crescent Rolls * Mini Muffin Pan * Diced Jalapenos *

Jalapeno Popper Crescent Cups

We love Jalapeno Poppers around here!  I’ll pretty much each jalapenos any which way they’re served…  grilled, in a jalapeno popper dip or even as an egg roll!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 package crescent rolls
  • cooking spray
  • 6 oz diced jalapenos (or to taste)
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese , softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese , divided
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Reserve 1/3 cup of cheddar cheese. Mix all remaining ingredients except crescent rolls. in a small bowl.
  3. Open crescent rolls, pinch seams together and cut into 18 even squares.
  4. Place crescent squares in a mini muffin pan and gently press into the cups. Divide filling between wells. Top with remaining ⅓ cup cheese.
  5. Bake 12 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.

Notes:

Note: If you don’t have crescent rolls, these can be made with biscuit dough or wonton wrappers.

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These Jalapeno Popper Crescent cups are the hit of every party and so easy to make! These creamy, cheesy and spicy little two-bite appetizers bake in minutes!

Holly Nilsson

Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

29 comments on “Jalapeno Popper Crescent Cups”

  1. When I saw this, I could not click fast enough! There’s a place in Raleigh that makes the BEST jalapeno cheddar rolls, and I have been missing them so much. These look like they could be just the thing to cure my longing. Pinning!

  2. I would like to thank you,these are wonderful,I’m having these when family comes over CHRISTMAS evening.

  3. Yum! I know what you mean about loving jalapeno anything.. I am the same way! I swear I’ve stopped dating guys because they said they wouldn’t eat spicy food o_o haha… Can’t wait to try these! Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Just made this recipe today, and it was super easy! I took it to a work pot-luck and everybody loved it! It is so worth making. Everyone kept asking me how I made it and if I could make more.

  5. Probably a silly question, but did you use cooking spray in your mini muffin pans?

  6. How do you start with 1 1/4 cups cheese per the ingredients list and only use 2/3 cup per the directions?

    • In step 1 you set aside 1/3 cup of cheese and all remaining ingredients in a bowl (including all of the remaining cheese).

      In step 4 you top them with the 1/3 cup of cheese you set aside in step 1. Hope that helps.

  7. Can these be left in the fridge unbaked with the filling until you are ready to serve (in the muffin tim)…pop in oven and serve fresh? Or is it best to bake them then reheat them for guests? Do they reheat ok?

    • I haven’t tried it with this recipe but I have made other crescent roll recipes ahead of time and baked them just before serving. I would think fresh would be best and if it’s just a few hours ahead of time it should work just fine.

  8. Are these best served warm, or would they work okay at room temperature? I’m considering making them for a wedding shower and don’t have a good way to serve them warm.

  9. Made these today and they were excellent!!!!

  10. To all those who have made this recipe, would you say the texture is more flaky or is it more gooey? I am going for something gooey and cheesy, similar to what a pepper popper would be like. They do look yummy!

  11. Can you freeze these?

  12. Do you use fresh jalapeño or jarred?

  13. This was sooooo good! Wonderful recipe! All my neighbors complimented my cooking
    This recipe is a definite do-again!!!!!

  14. Can you make the mixture the day before and then cook them the next day when you open up the crescent rolls?

  15. If you use wonton wraps instead, should you double layer or just one layer?

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