Cream Cheese Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing Jalapeño Poppers

This leftover Thanksgiving stuffing recipe makes a tasty–and slightly spicy–appetizer.

Try this leftover Thanksgiving stuffing recipe and turn turkey day leftovers into a tasty—and slightly spicy—appetizer, particularly good for watching those Thanksgiving-weekend football games! We asked food blogger and cookbook author Whitney Bond to share her favorite ways to reuse and revamp holiday leftovers. 

leftover Thanksgiving stuffing recipe cream cheese stuffing jalapeno poppersCream Cheese Stuffing Jalapeño Poppers
Makes 24

12 jalapeños
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c. leftover stuffing
1 lb. sliced bacon

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Slice each jalapeño in half and remove
the seeds.

Spread cream cheese on each jalapeño, then top each with stuffing.

TIP: Add a little turkey broth to leftover stuffing when reheating
to keep it moist.

Wrap each jalapeño in a slice of bacon.
(For the smaller jalapeños, slice a strip
of bacon in half and wrap around it.)

Place in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes.

Read more about Whitney Bond’s innovative approach to leftovers, and find more recipes like our leftover Thanksgiving stuffing recipe for jalapeño poppers here.

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