Nothing is worse than starting your day off with a bland, flavorless breakfast. These jalapeño poppers are anything but that. Each egg cup is the ultimate combo of heat and flavor. In addition, each popper has a piece of bae-con wrapped around it. What more could you ask for? Get ready to wish you could have these every day because they are fire.

Jalapeño Popper Scrambled Egg Cups

  • Prep Time:20 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
  • Total Time:45 minutes
  • Servings:12
  • Medium


  • 12 strips of bacon
  • 8 large eggs
  • 4 oz cheddar cheese
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 4 medium jalapeño Peppers, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
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  • Step 1

    Prep all of your ingredients as needs. Seed and chop your jalapeños. Save 1 jalapeño that you can cut into rings as a garnish for the top. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Step 2

    Par-cook bacon so it’s semi crisp but still pliable. Save bacon grease in the pan for later.

  • Step 3

    Mix together eggs, cream cheese, chopped and seeded jalapeño peppers, leftover bacon grease, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt and pepper to taste.

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  • Step 4

    Grease wells of muffin tin, then place a the bacon around the edges.

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  • Step 5

    Pour egg mixture 2/3 of the way in each muffin well. Be warned, they rise. 

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  • Step 6

    Add cheddar cheese on the top of the muffin, then a jalapeño. Cook at 375°F for 20-25 minutes.

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  • Step 7

    Remove from oven, let cool, and enjoy!

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