Jalapeño Peepers

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jalapeño peepers

Recipe by Andrea Correale

  • Makes 16Servings


  • 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 chopped scallions
  • 8 jalapeños, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 1 sheet (half of a 17-oz. package) puff pastry, cut into 16 strips
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 8 small pimiento-stuffed olives, halved crosswise


In bowl, mix cream cheese and scallions; stuff into jalapeño halves. Wrap with puff pastry, leaving space for eyes. On baking sheet, brush pastry with egg. Bake at 400° until golden, 15 minutes. Top with olives for eyes.