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Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

This Jalapeño Grilled Cheese is EVERYTHING!! Gooey, spicy, cheesy, and SO delicious. If you love jalapeño poppers you'll go crazy for this awesome sandwich!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 -2
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 2 large pieces bread
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 6 slices Crystal Farms Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 5 pieces bacon cooked
  • 2 jalapeno peppers sliced (remove seeds according to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. panko bread crumbs


  1. Butter one side of each piece of bread, reserving 1 tsp. butter for later.
  2. Assemble sandwich by spreading one piece of bread with cream cheese, then topping with pepper jack cheese, bacon, and sliced jalapeños.
  3. In a small skillet or griddle, melt remaining 1 tsp. butter. Stir in panko crumbs and toast until golden brown.
  4. Sprinkle toasted panko crumbs on sandwich, then top with second piece of bread.
  5. Grill on each side 5-10 minutes or until golden brown.