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Air Fryer Bacon Jalapeno Poppers Bites

Air Fryer Bacon Jalapeno Poppers bites are loaded with cream cheese, bacon, two types of cheese and seasoned perfectly then air fried to a golden brown.

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Air Fryer Bacon Jalapeno Poppers Bites

Don’t you just love when you find such an easy Jalapeno Poppers recipe that you will want to make it all the time. Therefore, this is just one of things to do with Jalapenos.

However, the breaded Jalapeno poppers in the air fryer are my family’s favorite snack anytime. Whether you call them Jalapeno cheese balls or Jalapeno Cheese Croquettes, they make the perfect party finger food. 

Keto fried bacon jalapeño poppers cheese bites

Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Bites

Makes 20

Jalapeno Popper Bites Ingredients

  • Cream cheese
  • Mozzarella cheese shredded 
  • Smoked bacon cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Jalapeños seeds removed, chopped finely
  • Bacon sliced finely and cooked to crispy bits
  • Spiced flour
  • Eggs- beaten
  • Panko bread crumbs

Spiced flour: 

  • Flour
  • Garlic powder
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Onion powder

jalapeno cheese balls ingredients

How to Make Keto Bacon Jalapeno Popper Cheese Bites

  • Place all of the cheese ball ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine well.

jalapeno cheese ball ingredients

crunchy and gooey air fryer jalapeno poppers balls

  • Put the baking tray in the freezer for about 15 minutes until they are firm.
  • While the cheese balls are in the freezer prepare the dredging station.
  • In one bowl add the flour, garlic powder, cayenne, and onion powder, mix to combine.
  • Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Place the Panko crumbs in a third bowl.

jalapeno cream cheese bacon bites dredging station

Dredging steps:

  • Place the chilled cheese balls in the spiced flour mix.
  • Now coat with eggs, followed by the flour again, and the egg mix again.
  • Finally coat the jalapeno cheese balls with the panko crumbs and set aside on the baking tray again.

cream cheese jalapeno bacon bites

air fryer bacon cheese jalapeno bites

  • You may need to cook in batches.
  • Cook for 9 minutes.
  • Remove the cream cheese jalapeno poppers from the Air fryer.
  • Finally serve warm with dipping sauce.
  • Enjoy!

Keto Fried Bacon Jalapeño Poppers Cheese Bites

Yield: 20

Air Fryer Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

Keto fried bacon jalapeño poppers cheese bites

Air Fryer Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Bites are loaded with cream cheese, bacon, two types of cheese and seasoned perfectly then air fried to a golden brown.

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • 6 oz Mozzarella cheese shredded 
  • 6 oz Smoked bacon cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • 6 Jalapeños seeds removed, chopped finely 
  • 10 pieces of Bacon sliced finely and cooked to crispy bits
  • Spiced flour
  • 4 Eggs- beaten 
  • 3 cups of Panko bread crumbs

Spiced flour : 

  • Flour
  • Garlic powder
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Onion powder

Instructions

  1. Place all of the cheese ball ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine well.
  2. Cover a baking tray with parchment paper and set to the side. 
  3. Using a small ice cream scoop / cookie dough scooper, portion out the cheese mix and make 1 inch balls.
  4. Place the balls on a baking tray. 
  5. Put the baking tray in the freezer for about 15 minutes until they are firm.
  6. While the cheese balls are in the freezer prepare the dredging station.
  7. In one bowl add the flour, garlic powder, cayenne, and onion powder, mix to combine. 
  8. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl.
  9. Place the Panko crumbs in a third bowl.

Dredging steps:

  1. Place the chilled cheese balls in the spiced flour mix.
  2.  Now coat with eggs, followed by the flour again, and the egg mix again. 
  3. Finally coat the cheese balls with the Panko crumbs and set aside on the baking tray again. 
  4. Pre-heat if needed your Air fryer to 360°.
  5. Place the cheese bites in a single layer. You may need to cook in batches. 
  6. Cook for 9 minutes.
  7. Remove the cheese balls from the Air fryer.
  8. Serve warm with dipping sauce.
  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 472mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 13g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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