Skip to main content

Jalapeno Cheese Bites

These are tasty little Jalapeno Cheese Bites. Made with pizza dough that's filled with Tex-Mex cheese blend, and some lightly blanched Jalapeno peppers. The rolls are slightly spicy with gooey cheese melts. Great snack.

Jalapeno Cheese Bites


1 Packet (about 300 to 310g) Fresh Pizza Dough (available at Whole Foods Market)
2 Jalapeno Peppers, halved, seeded, blanched, and sliced
1 to 1 ½ tsp Olive Oil
Sea Salt
Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
1 tsp Mixed Dried Herbs (Oregano, Parsley, Basil)
100 g Tex-Mex Shredded Cheese Blend

Baking sheet, lined with parchment paper


Center a rack in the oven and preheat the oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

Press down the dough on a lightly flour surface. Then pull and stretch the dough into a rectangular shape.

Spread the oil onto the dough, and gently press it into 14 by 8 inches rectangle. Then sprinkle some sea salt, mixed herbs, ground black pepper, and scatter the cheese, and Jalapeno peppers.

Roll up the dough as tightly as you can. Pinch both ends, and slice the log into ¾ to 1-inch rounds. Place the rolls on the baking sheet, cut side up, and bake for about 18 to 20 minutes, or until the cheese has melted, and light golden brown in color.

Makes about 14 Jalapeno Cheese Bites


  1. Next time I make pizza, I'm going to throw a few of these together for my husband. He's going to wonder what he did to deserve such a great little treat.

  2. oh, wow! the most beautiful jalapeƱos were at the store the other day, now I wish I'd bought some. thanks for this!

  3. Done and done. Making them this weekend!

  4. Angie, these look great! I just wondered if there was a reason you preferred to blanch the jalapenos? It wouldn't have occurred to me, so I'm curious.

    I've got fresh chives and parsley in the garden so I'm going to using them in this tasty-sounding recipe.


  5. @Anonymous: The blanched Jalapeno works better. It remains moist after baking.

  6. Hmmm, I always have jalapeno's in the freezer, and am having a bunch of people over tonight, so I guess I'll try this. Looks good.

  7. How cute! My husband would love these so much!

  8. My husband made these last night and they were great! Thanks for the recipe-- it's a keeper!


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Hasselback Potatoes

These Hasselback potatoes looks beautiful, don't' they? Here, I also added several cloves of garlic to these Swedish version of baked potatoes to enhance the flavor. It turned out great, they were very delicious, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.. Updated: November 26th 2013 This is an updated post with a new video guide on How To Slice Hasselback Potatoes Hasselback Potatoes (Printable Recipe) Ingredients 6 Medium Size Potatoes 2 - 3 Cloves Garlic, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 30 g Butter Maldon Sea Salt Freshly Ground Black Pepper Method Preheat the oven to 220˚C (425˚F). Put the potato on a chopping board, flat side down. Start from one end of the potato, cut almost all the way through, at about 3 to 4 mm intervals. Arrange the potatoes in a baking tray and insert the garlic in between the slits. Scatter some butter on top of each potato. Then drizzle the olive oil and sprinkle some sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bake the

Raw Energy Bars~Chocolate, Cashew, And Almond

I get energized everytime I make Raw Energy Bars at home. I have tried several recipes and flavors before; but, this Chocolate, Cashew, and Almond flavor is currently my favorite! It's made from scratch using raw ingredients, such as Medjool dates, cashew, almond, cocoa, and coconut. You will be amazed with the end result. Not only are these bars good for you, they also taste great! So, if you are into raw energy bars, then you may want to try this recipe. If possible, please send me your feedback as well. Have a great weekend.


I'm actually laughing at myself! What have I got into? Trying to make dumplings?? Well, I have seen my late grandmother make them a long time ago. I can remember the ingredients but not the measurements! So, it took me about two hours to come up with the perfect recipes, and I'm glad I did! It was an instant hit! They were all gone, all gobbled up! Make the dough first, add about 480 to 500g of all-purpose flour with 300ml of water. Knead the dough and let it rest. You should be able to make 40 dumplings with the dough. Meanwhile, prepare the filling for the dumplings. Click here for the dumpling wrappers video. UPDATED: November 26th 2013 This is an updated post with a new photo and video cooking guide. Dumplings Ingredients 200g Ground Pork 100g Prawns, finely chopped 200g Napa Cabbage, finely shredded 1 stalk Scallions, finely minced 80g Chives, finely chopped 20g Ginger, finely minced 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp Sesame Oil 1 1/2 Tbsp Shaoxing W