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Jalapeno Popper Turnover with cream cheese, bacon, and shredded cheese in the middle

Jalapeno Popper Turnovers

Mini Jalapeno Popper Turnovers have the classic flavors of crispy bacon, shredded cheese, spicy jalapenos, and cream cheese all wrapped up in a tender and flaky puff pastry turnover! They're a portable appetizer that's perfect for game days, or any party!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Appetizer, Bacon, Finger Food, Jalapeno Popper Turnovers, Puff Pastry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 18 turnovers
Author Amy Engberson


  • 1 box Puff Pastry Sheets room temperature
  • 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 1 c. Bacon cooked and diced
  • 1 1/2 c. Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 9-10 whole Jalapenos diced
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c. Water


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a two baking sheets with parchement paper. Set aside.
  • Wear gloves to avoid getting burned.
    Cut jalapenos in half and remove membranes and seeds. If you'd like to make the peppers milder you add them to boiling water for 3-4 minutes. 
    Dice peppers.
  • Mix cream cheese, diced peppers, diced bacon, and shredded cheese together. Set aside.
  • Roll Puff each sheet of pastry to about a 12" x 12" square. Cut each sheet into nine squares.
  • Add a spoonful of cream cheese mixture on to one corner of each pastry square. 
  • Whisk egg and add cold water to make egg wash. Brush a little bit of egg wash along two edges of each pastry square. Fold the opposite side of square over filling to make a triangle. Pinch edges together. Using the back of a fork press edges to make sure they are sealed.
  • Place turnovers on prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with additional egg wash.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.