Tue, Aug 23 2016 post by Kristen Swain From creativemeinspiredyou

Jalapeno Popper Dippers

These Rhodes Bake N Serv Rolls are wrapped in bacon, then dunked into a very mild Jalapeno Cheese Dip that is excellent!

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Now that my kids are teens, I have found that they are more open to eating various foods. New foods have always been pretty easy to get them to try, I have a two bite rule. Usually the first bite for them is all in their head on how they are set to not like it, and if they have that second bite and still just really dislike it, I know that at that time, they have given it a fair shot.  I'm happy and honestly, we have found that they pretty much enjoy a lot of different foods. This summer we set out to try new things, new fruits, veggies, and even some candy. While trying new things, we found a farm stand that has amazing prices and I decided that I could splurge and try some jalapenos. I know I know! I'm so behind the times. But I have a low tolerance for spicy foods- growing up the hottest thing in our fridge was banana peppers, our family just didn't use spices like that. I found gorgeous peppers for just a couple dollars and began trying new recipes with them. And I am so excited to share this recipe with you, it was so delicious and fun to make with my daughter. And everyone really enjoyed this dip, how could they not? It's got bacon!

These Rhodes Bake N Serv Rolls are wrapped in bacon, then  dunked into a very mild Jalapeno Cheese Dip that is excellent! The whole dish is baked together as a whole and is perfect for putting together for a party!

   Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

To begin, we need 10  Rhodes Bake N Serv Dinner Rolls.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Grab a kid. They definitely can help create this dip. Thaw the rolls at least half way until you can cut them a little easier.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Each roll makes two dippers, so cut in half with either a knife or a pair of kitchen scissors.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

 Cut your bacon strips in half, then place one half roll on the bacon strip and roll up.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

 Place into a greased 10 inch oven safe  pie plate.

 Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Continue cutting all the rolls, and wrapping them in bacon.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Once you have all the rolls cut and wrapped, you have this fun circle of bacon-y roll goodness, with a nice big circle opening in the center.

Let's move on to making the dip.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

I sliced and chopped the Jalapeno's because they can be quite spicy and you can wash your hands, but the oils stay on your skin., so I didn't want my daughter to have that on her hands.  It might be a good idea to use a glove on your hand to avoid having the oils on your skin.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Remove the top of the pepper, then slice in half. Take out all the seeds and the white parts to control the heat of the jalapeno. Then chop finely. Reserve a tablespoon of the pepper for the top of the dip.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and sour cream.

 Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Then add in the jalapeno.

 Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Finally add the shredded cheese, reserving a couple tablespoons of cheese for the topping later.

 Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Spoon cream cheese mixture into center of pie plate. Cook and crumble two slices of bacon

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

 Top the dip mixture with crumbled bacon and reserved cheese and jalapenos.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers 
I topped it with a whole jalapeno for a pretty accent.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

To eat, just pull up one of those bacon wrapped rolls, and dunk into the dip. Make sure to get a nice big dip into the mixture.

Rhodes Jalapeno Popper Dippers

 Enjoy!

kris

Jalapeno Popper Dippers

Servings: 10 | Skills: Beginning | Prep Time: 30 min (not including thaw time) | Bake Time: 18-20 min

Jalapeno Popper Dippers
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Ingredients

1 seeded and finely chopped jalapeno- put aside 1 tablespoon for topping
8 oz. block cream cheese softened
1/2 cup of sour cream
1/2 cup colby jack shredded cheese- put aside 2 tablespoons for topping
12 strips of bacon- cook 2 slices to crumble for topping

Instructions

Thaw Rhodes Bake N Serv Dinner Rolls, then cut each roll in half.

Slice 10 strips of bacon in half, roll up each half roll in each half strip of bacon.

Place wrapped rolls in greased pie plate, continue until all bacon and rolls are completed.

In mixing bowl, mix together cream cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, and shredded cheese.

Spoon cream cheese mixture into center of pie plate. Top with reserved cheese, crumbled bacon, and jalapenos.

Bake at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes until bacon is crispy and rolls are golden brown.

Serves about 10

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