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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Macaroni & Cheese cooking time 1 hour
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Grill, Southern
Servings 32


  • 8 jalapenos
  • 8 mini sweet peppers assorted colors
  • 2 large boxes 20 ounce, 2.5 servings each, Stouffer’s Macaroni and Cheese [you will have some left over]
  • 10-12 slices bacon
  • toothpicks or skewers


  • Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions.
  • Wash, core and seed jalapenos and peppers, cutting off the stem ends and cutting them in half. Be careful with the jalapenos, wear gloves if you are sensitive.
  • Stretch bacon strips gently and cut into thirds. Place a heaping spoonful of mac and cheese in each pepper half. Wrap with a third of a strip of bacon and secure bacon with tooth pick or on a skewer.
  • Grill until bacon is done and peppers are soft, or place on a baking sheet and cook at 400 until bacon is done and peppers are soft, 20-25 minutes. Makes 32
Keyword appetizer, bacon wrapped peppers, bleu cheese poppers, grilled burgers, mac and cheese, macaroni and cheese, Southern side dish, spicy appetizer