The Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese

  • 10min
    prep time
  • 20min
    total time
  • 1

“A grilled cheese version of one of my favorite bar snacks, the jalapeño popper. This grilled cheese is a fun take on that snack, and would be perfect served alongside tortilla soup or chili.” - Bree Hester of Baked Bree

Let's Make This Recipe!

  • Step 1

    In a small bowl combine cream cheese, green onions, and jalapeños. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside. Preheat skillet to medium heat.

  • Step 2

    Arrange bread on a cutting board, and spread cream cheese mixture on both pieces of bread. Add a slice of Monterey Jack and a slice of Sharp Cheddar. Close the sandwich and lightly butter one side.

  • Step 3

    Place the buttered side down in a skillet. Let the cheese melt, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat if needed. Butter the top and flip sandwich over.

  • Step 4

    Cook second side about 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is brown and toasted.

Recipe By

Bree Hester

Bree Hester is the founder and writer of, a labor of love that combines her fondness for food, photography, and shared experiences with people around the world. launched in February of 2010 as a way to merge her love of photography and food and share it with friends and family. A busy mother of three, including some very picky eaters, Bree is always on her toes. Her military family is on the move yet again, and currently residing in Alexandria, Virginia. 

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