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Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.


9 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
"Folks gobble up these taste-tempting stuffed peppers," relates Gay Nell Nicholas of Henderson, Texas. "They have a crisp golden coating, cheesy center and pleasantly spicy flavor. The best part is that no one realizes they are low in fat, too."
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  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 18 jalapeno peppers (about 3 inches long), halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed cornflakes


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; beat until blended. Spoon into pepper halves, packing tightly.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg whites and milk. Place cornflakes in another shallow bowl. Dip peppers into egg mixture, then coat with cornflakes. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until browned.

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