Mummy Jalapeños

Spooky, silly, and spicy appetizers will be enjoyed by all. If you are making these mummies for kids, try substituting bell peppers for jalapeños.

Mummy Jalapeños

Yield: 20 mummies

Ingredients

  • 10 jalapeño peppers, sliced in half lengthwise or (5 green bell peppers, sliced in half lengthwise)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 ounces, jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package crescent roll dough
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • candy eyeballs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 400ºF. In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, jack cheese, scallions, and salt. Set aside.
  2. Roll out the crescent rolls into rectangles, pressing together the perforations to seal. Slice 10 long pieces from each rectangle.
  3. Fill each jalapeño with cheese mixture and wrap with two pieces of dough, leaving space for the candy eyes. Do not add the eyes until after the mummies have baked.
  4. Place mummies onto the baking sheet. Brush with beaten eggs and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Place candy eyes onto each jalapeño mummy. Serve warm.
  6. * Note, recommend using gloves when slicing jalapeños.
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