This cheesy Jalapeno Popper Pull Apart Bread is an easy recipe for game day! A loaf of bread stuffed with jalapenos, cheese and bacon; it’s super quick to throw together and is sure to be a hit at your next Superbowl Party!
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It’s been a while since we talked football, hasn’t it? Game day took a back seat to holiday cheer, but now it’s January and playoffs are upon us. As we approach Super Bowl Sunday, the excitement is building for football fans.
This is certainly the case in our home, especially for my husband. Although his beloved Bills are not in the playoffs, the joy of following along and seeing how it all shakes out is not lost on him.
And while it’s always interesting to chat about who’s playing who and which team could clinch a spot, that excitement is totally eclipsed by my excitement over planning game day food. I mean, hello! Think about who you’re talking to right now!
I love a good Superbowl party. There’s always fun people to hang with, excellent commercials to laugh at, often bad halftime performances to make fun of (I’m looking at you, Left Shark!). And without fail there is always a plethora of fantastically naughty junk food for me to eat way too much of!
Last year was a little bit exhausting because I was all sorts of pregnant and A was at an age where she was toddling around enough that she could walk everywhere, but still didn’t get around well enough that we could trust her with the stairs. And the party was at a split level home similar to ours, which means lots of stairs.
This year, A gets around just fine with the stairs but we’ll have the addition of T crawling everywhere and her endless fascination with attempting to climb/tumble down the stairs. So probably no more relaxing than last year, but I will make time to eat all the things!
As you may remember, I collaborated earlier in the football season with 63 other bloggers to bring you a slew of game day recipes. My recipe in August was Meat Lover’s Pizza Bites and my recipe in October was Quick and Easy Baked Buffalo Chicken Sliders.
S here it is, part three of that collaboration and there are SO many amazing recipes for you to make while you enjoy the excitement of playoffs and prepare for Superbowl Sunday!
My contribution to this mix is a Jalapeno Popper Pull Apart Bread. It’s pretty quick and easy to throw together and pop into the oven. And you’re rewarded with cheesy, delicious bread with spicy jalapenos and smoky bacon.
I love throw-together appetizers like this. A few basic steps and a little bit of baking and you’re good to go. You can even assemble it in advance and bake it right before you’re ready to serve it.
Give this a try and make sure to stop by the other amazing recipes in this collaboration to round out the rest of your Superbowl spread!
Classic Potato Salad by Celebrating Family
Chili Cheese Burritos by Love Bakes Good Cakes
Fruit Spring Rolls with Key Lime Cheesecake Dip by Body Rebooted
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sliders by Dash of Herbs
Mediterranean Seven Layer Dip by The Culinary Compass
Chicks in a Blanket with Apricot Sauce by Mom’s Messy Miracles
Jalapeno Pale Ale Chili by Beer Girl Cooks
Jalapeno Popper Pull Apart Bread by The Life Jolie
Sausage Pepperoni Pizza Dip by Feast + West
Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls by Family Food on the Table
Mini Bacon Ranch Cheese Balls by Honey & Birch
Cookie Dough Cheese Ball by Bread Booze Bacon
Hawaiian Pizza Jalapeno Poppers by Love & Flour
Meatloaf Sliders by Foodtastic Mom
Wonton Taco Cups by A Mind Full Mom
Pancetta and Smoked Mozzarella Arancini by The Secret Ingredient Is
Bean and Cheese Taco Bites by The BakerMama
Monte Cristo Poppers by See Aimee Cook
Chile Beer Sangria by Cake ‘n Knife
Low Carb Stuffed Crust Pizza by Sustaining the Powers
Puff Pastry Pizza Bites by The Mexitalian
No Churn Pistachio Baklava Ice Cream by Club Narwhal
Roasted Jalapeno Poppers by Off the Eaten Path
Buffalo Cauliflower Mac and Cheese by Hello Little Home
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Wings by Around My Family Table
Gluten Free Bread Sticks by What A Girl Eats
Cheesy Beef Dip by Polka Dotted Blue Jay
Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs by The Crumby Cupcake
Greek Meatballs by Two Places at Once
Baked Taco Empanadas by Simplify, Live, Love
Cheese Sticks by Coffee Love Travel
Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Meatballs by West via Midwest
Puff Pastry Bacon Pizza Twists by 2 Cookin Mamas
Skillet Chicken Queso Dip by foodbyjonister
Spicy Sausage Rolls by Peanut Blossom
Protein Dark Chocolate Truffles by The Creative Bite
Chickpea Pepper Cheese Poppers by Bucket List Tummy
Maple Cranberry Apple Sangria by Order in the Kitchen
Meyer Lemon Shandies by The Speckled Palate
Game Day Fried Deviled Eggs with Chow Chow Relish by For the Love of Food
Buffalo Chicken Eggrolls by Simple and Savory
Pastrami Nachos by A Little Gathering
Shrimp Ceviche Dip by Glisten and Grace
Football Bourbon Balls + Boozy Lemonade by Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Apple Cider Mimosas With A Sparkly Sugar Rim by And She Cooks
Pulled Pork Stuffed Corn Dogs by Nik Snacks
Easy Pepperoni Rolls by Me and My Pink Mixer
Real Boneless Chicken Wings by Macheesmo
Califlower Tater Tots by Living Well Kitchen
Cheeseburger Naan Pizza by Shaws Simple Swaps
Red Velvet Ginger Rum Balls by Cafe Terra
Crab Rangoon by Brunch-n-Bites
Sweet n’ Spicy BBQ Popcorn by Life’s Ambrosia
Buffalo Chicken Rolls by Loves Food, Loves to Eat
Crowd Pleasing Steak Fajita Dip by Lizzy is Dizzy
Sriracha Hummus Pinwheel Sandwiches by Casa de Crews
Simlple Meatball Sub Sliders by Loaves & Dishes
Maple-Mustard Bacon Chicken Bites by An Oregon Cottage
Soft Pretzels with Beer Cheese & Honey Mustard Dipping Sauces by A Simpler Grace
Ricotta Stuffed Sausage Meatballs by A Joyfully Mad Kitchen
Yields 8 servings
This cheesy Jalapeno Popper Pull Apart Bread is an easy recipe for game day! A loaf of bread stuffed with jalapenos, cheese and bacon; it's super quick to throw together and is sure to be a hit at your next Superbowl Party!
10 minPrep Time
25 minCook Time
35 minTotal Time
- 1 loaf of sour dough bread
- 5 Tbsp. of butter, melted
- 1 Tbsp. of ranch seasoning
- 1/2 of chopped jalapeno peppers, seeds removed (if you want it extra spicy, leave the seeds)
- 3/4 cup of crumbled bacon
- 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, divided in half
- Make slices into the bread about 1 1/2 inches apart and then do it in the other direction as well. This should look almost like a grid with the bread squared off into pieces. Make sure you don't slice all the way through!
- Mix the melted butter with the ranch seasoning and pour it into the bread, making sure to get it between all the pieces.
- Put half of the cheese between all the pieces of bread and push it down.
- Next push the bacon between the pieces of bread followed by the jalapeno peppers.
- Finish by topping with the remaining cheese and pick up any pieces of bacon and jalapenos that fell out while you were stuffing it and sprinkle them on top.
- Tent it with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for 10 more minutes or until the cheese is melted.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!
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