Jalapeño Popper Spread

This will definitely be the biggest hit at the party! This is such an easy appetizer to make and it tastes just like the jalapeno poppers you wish you could make yourself! The hardest part of this recipe is not eating it all by yourself! Serve with sliced sourdough baguettes, tortilla chips or crackers.


4 cups (32 servings)


2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup mayonnaise
1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained
2 ounces canned diced jalapeño peppers, drained
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Stir together cream cheese and mayonnaise in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in green chiles and jalapeño peppers. Pour mixture into a microwave safe serving dish, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Microwave on HIGH until hot, about 3 minutes.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes

Additional Information

Baked Variation: If you would like to brown the cheese, bake at 375°F (191°C) for about 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 113; Total Fat: 11.3 g; Cholesterol: 21 mg; Sodium: 199 mg; Total Carbs: 1 g (Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g); Protein: 2.4 g

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