Jalapeno Popper Cheesebread

This is bad. Really bad. But that, my friends, is what makes it so ridiculously good. It’s like that with most things right? Like reality TV. Entertainment Magazines. 90s boy bands and Pretty Little Liars. All of which, I’m not going to lie, I thoroughly enjoy. Just like I thoroughly enjoyed this bread. It’s spicy and so so cheesy, I dare you to make it and not enjoy it.

I feel that I am just now getting my groove back in the kitchen since being pregnant even though it has been 19 months. For the longest time I felt like I just didn’t have nearly as many ideas as I had before. Or I would try them and they would be a total bust and something I’d never want to share.

Recently, though, I’ve been on fire. I don’t know if it is because I’m getting more sleep now that Kellan is finally sleeping through the night or what but I have quite a few recipes in my queue that are just waiting to be shared.

But this bread. Oh this bread. It has jumped to the front of the line and I just had to share it now.

Why?

Because I made this last week and I still keep thinking about it.

That is when you know a recipe is a good one. And that is why I couldn’t wait any longer to share it with you.  So without further ado: perfectly cheesy and spicy jalapeno popper cheese bread.

The Recipe

  • Serves 4 - 6
  • Prep time:
  • Cook time:

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup shredded medium cheddar
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/2 loaf of french bread (1 loaf cut in half lengthwise)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, jalapeno and mayonnaise in a bowl.
  3. Spread mixture over the bread.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until mixture is melted and bubbly. Turn on broiler and broil for 1 - 2 minutes or until cheese browns slightly.
  5. Allow to cool for a couple minutes. Slice and serve.

Note: This recipe can easily be doubled to use the other half of the french bread.

Enjoy!

  • Kelly

    This would be so delicious with carnitas piled on top.

  • http://theobsessivechef.blogspot.com StephenC

    Fun, fun, fun.

  • Chris

    oh my goodness…I can’t wait to try this !!!

  • http://jennymacslipsmack@blogspot.com jenny

    Oh my, it was everything you said it was X 10! We inhaled half of it. Looking forward to finishing it off tomorrow although it would be awesome with eggs for breakfast! Great for a party too!!

  • http://www.lifesambrosia.com Deseree

    Thanks for the comments everyone! I am definitely going to try that carnitas suggestion! And Jenny- I am so happy to hear that you liked it so much! we had leftovers too and I couldn’t wait to dig into them the next day :)

  • http://justonecookbook.com/blog/ Nami | Just One Cookbook

    Ohhh I already can tell this is an amazing cheesebread recipe! I love carbs and cheese. Enjoy eating for two! I don’t have that excuse anymore… :D Pinned!

  • http://eclecticrecipes.com Angie

    oh, this is one amazing idea! I love spicy appetizers like this!

  • http://www.lifesambrosia.com Deseree

    Thanks Angie! Leaving the seeds in the jalapeno is a sure bet you get something spicy :)

  • shirley miller

    sounds amazing going to try this with spaghetti tonight for dinner.

  • http://www.brooklynfarmgirl.com Pamela

    I’m really into the idea of adding jalapenos to bread… plus added cheese.. this is kinda perfect! Thanks!

  • http://www.dixiechikcooks.com Shea @ Dixie Chik Cooks

    This looks fantastic!! Pinning :)

  • http://www.frombraziltoyou.org Denise Browning

    Wow!!! Definitely, a cheesebread to die for… I am drooling!!!!!

  • scroller

    Made this for lunch yesterday (Sept 1st) & it was delicious! Had some spread left over, so for dinner I stuffed mushrooms with it & topped them with panko. This recipe is a keeper!

  • Peter Block

    These look perfect to serve for a party. I featured them on my Friday Five – Superbowl Party Ideas over @ Feed Your Soul Too

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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »

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