Jalapeño Popper Dip | A Nerd Cooks
Jalapeño Popper Dip
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
For the dip
  • 16 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 pieces bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 6 jalapeños, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
For the topping
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter, melted
To make the dip
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Combine the cream cheese, mayo, chopped bacon, jalapeños, garlic, cumin, and cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl. Pour the mixture into a 9x9-inch, oven-safe casserole dish.

To make the topping
  1. Combine the Panko breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and melted butter in a small bowl, stirring with a fork until the mixture is evenly moistened. Sprinkle on top of the dip in an even layer.

  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the dip is bubbly. Let it rest for 5 minutes before serving. 

  3. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, veggies, etc.