Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic and Bacon Recipe

Updated on January 4, 2020
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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic And Bacon
Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic And Bacon | Source

Mmmm....gooey melted cheese, crispy bacon, spicy jalapeños, and roasted garlic baked into a fresh mushroom cap for the most amazing and delicious morsel of food that will leave your taste buds screaming for more.

If you love the taste of hot and spicy jalapeno poppers, you have got to try my jalapeño popper stuffed mushrooms with roasted garlic & bacon. They are like fireworks in your mouth and are absolutely to die for!

The roasted garlic adds a sweet, smoky flavor to the cream cheese filling that balances out the spiciness from the jalapeño pepper and raw garlic. And of course, everything tastes better with bacon and lots and lots of cheese! If you like them really hot, leave the seeds intact inside the jalapeño before dicing or add a dash of cayenne pepper to the cheese mixture.

If you are unfamiliar in working with jalapeños, you can read my article on cooking with jalapeños to learn some basic preparation and handling tips.

We serve these a couple of times a month during our weekly dinner parties that we have with friends and family as an appetizer while dinner is cooking. When they come out of the oven, everyone crowds around the pan of mushrooms, piling the juicy and cheesy bites of mushrooms on Ritz crackers until they are gone and the pan is scraped clean. Nobody dares to leave their spot because they know when they return, the mushrooms will all be gone.

I love the little end bits from the chopped stems the best. I chop up the stems and toss them into a corner of the pan and then pile the extra cream cheese filling on top. Gooey deliciousness!

These are my dad's absolute favorite food that he looks forward to eating the most at our dinner parties, so we make sure to include them at least every second week.

The Best Stuffed Mushroom Recipe Ever!
The Best Stuffed Mushroom Recipe Ever! | Source
3 Cheese Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic And Bacon
3 Cheese Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic And Bacon | Source
Cook time: 1 hour 15 min
Ready in: 1 hour 15 min
Yields: 12 mushrooms
3.3 stars from 59 ratings of Jalapeno Popper Mushrooms


  • 12 whole fresh white mushrooms
  • 1 fresh jalapeño
  • 1 head + 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 pkg bacon
  • 1/8 -1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Cut the top off the head of garlic to expose the tops of each of the cloves. Place on a piece of tinfoil and drizzle with olive oil. Gather the edges of the foil and scrunch together to close.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes until soft and lightly caramelized.
  4. Squeeze out the roasted garlic cloves into a mixing bowl.
  5. Turn the oven down to 375F.
  6. While the garlic is roasting, cook the bacon in a frying pan until it is crisp and done to your liking. Crumble the bacon into bite size pieces and place in the same bowl as the roasted garlic.
  7. Seed and dice a fresh jalapeño pepper into small pieces, being careful not to rub your eyes or touch your face and make sure you wash your hands very well right away.
  8. Add the softened cream cheese, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, diced jalapeno, crushed garlic, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper to the bowl and mix until it is blended thoroughly.
  9. Wash the mushrooms gently with a vegetable scrub brush and remove the stems. Chop the stems into little pieces and set aside.
  10. Place the mushroom tops upside down in a glass baking dish. Place the chopped stems into a corner of the pan.
  11. Fill each mushroom with a heaping spoon of the jalapeño popper dip including a generous dollop on top of the chopped stems.
  12. Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, until the cheese is melted. Serve piping hot with your favorite snack cracker.
Roasted Garlic And Bacon Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms
Roasted Garlic And Bacon Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms | Source

© 2013 Corrinna Johnson

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      Barbara Alleven 

      4 years ago

      How many calories, How many carbs, how much fiber?

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      6 years ago

      Never tried it but now I got this strong urge to try out the recipe, sounds fantastic!

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      6 years ago

      Sounds perfect for my hubby, the king of all things spicy!

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      Angela F 

      6 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Sound yummy (without the seeds)!

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      Kerry Voronoff 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      I love this recipe. I am low-carb at the moment and these are perfect. Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you!

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      6 years ago

      So many great recipes, not enough time in the day to organize my pinterest board and bake them all! These have my favorite foods wrapped in my favorite foods! wow!! Just wow!!

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      Dawn Romine 

      6 years ago from Nebraska

      These sound amazing! I found the wonder of jalapeno poppers this year and my hubby would adore these.

    • Marinna profile image


      6 years ago

      Love mushrooms!

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      6 years ago

      These look great. My kind of food!

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      6 years ago from UK

      Wow I love all the ingredients in this recipe. I'm going to make it this weekend. Thanks

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      6 years ago

      No, but they sound wonderful so I will have to try them soon!

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      Rose Jones 

      6 years ago

      This is really nice, and if I read this right they are wheat free - which meets my diet.

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      imagelist lm 

      6 years ago

      Nice lens...

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      Heidi Vincent 

      6 years ago from GRENADA

      No but this looks delicious. I'll just have to leave out the bacon since I am a vegetarian.

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      6 years ago

      OMG these sound divine! I want to make them right now but we're on our way to dinner in a short while so I cannot...but I think I'll make them this weekend and take to a friend's house!!! My mouth is watering already (which is just a mean thing to do to a fellow food lover)! lol I'll report back on how I died and went to heaven after eating these!

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      6 years ago

      Hmmm, I usually make crab stuffed mushrooms, but these sound delicious! Off to the store to get some ingredients!

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      Eugene Samuel Monaco 

      6 years ago from Lakewood New York

      Can't wait to try these... Thanks

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      6 years ago

      You could also make these w/ veggie bacon rather than eliminating it entirely. Veggie bacon is made by several different companies and comes in varying degrees of healthy. But however you make them, I can see why they don't last long. Great hors d'oeuvres for the holidays coming up!

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      Stanley Green 

      6 years ago from Czech Republic

      Did you mentioned mushrooms? I can eat them always...

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      Erin Mellor 

      6 years ago from Europe

      I'll give this a go without the bacon, I'm sure it will still be scrummy.

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      6 years ago

      Seem delicious, I must try this recipe, thanks,, :)

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      Renaissance Woman 

      6 years ago from Colorado

      I love stuffed mushrooms. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. Appreciated!

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      6 years ago

      These look and sound scrumptous...can't wait to try them.


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