Jalapeño Pillows How-To

By Amy Erickson
Created December 8, 2016
Jalapeno Pillows
These spicy, cheesy stuffed-and-puffed pillows will make you the MVP of your game-day celebration. MORE+ LESS-

These flavorful pillows are bursting with everything we love in a popper – cheese and heat. What better way to enjoy an afternoon of game-watching than with a super easy treat that won’t keep you trapped in the kitchen? Pro tip: make two batches! 

 Carefully chop the jalapeños to a small dice.

Diced jalapenos

In a medium bowl mix together the diced jalapeños, cream cheese, cheddar, salt and pepper, garlic powder. Set aside.

Shredded cheddar cheese, diced jalapenos, cream cheese in mixing bowl

Separate dough into 8 biscuits. With rolling pin, roll out each biscuit into about 1/8-inch-thick round. Place about a tablespoon of the filling into the center. Bring up dough around filling; pinch to seal tightly. Place seam side down on ungreased cookie sheet.

Flattened circle of dough topped with a mixture of cream cheese, shredded cheese and jalapenos

Make the egg wash by combining the egg with a splash of water. Brush the tops of the stuffed biscuits with some of the egg wash.

Balls of dough being brushed with egg wash

Sprinkle the tops with some salt and pepper and garlic powder to taste. Add a small slice of jalapeño for garnish if you’d like.

Balls of dough topped with a slice of jalapeno

Bake at 350°F for approximately 12-15 minutes, until they’re golden and firm.