Wonton Jalapeno Poppers

Wonton Jalapeno Poppers are another way to enjoy the classic jalapeno poppers that we all love. Filled with cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and fresh jalapenos, this is a snack you don’t want to miss.

wonton jalapeno poppers and dip on a platter

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Jalapeno poppers have been among the best selling appetizer at many casual dining restaurants for decades. But making them at home has always been a big hassle that can leave your kitchen a bit messy. But this recipe for jalapeno poppers makes it a snap for you to get the same restaurant flavor without any headaches. So, what is the secret? It is using wonton wrappers instead of the traditional breading. This simple hack will let you make jalapeno cream cheese wontons anytime you want for a fraction of the cost of buying them at a restaurant or prepacked. Jalapeno wontons are great for any party or celebration, so try out this recipe, and you won’t be disappointed.


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese Sharp cheese recommended
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 jalapeno finely diced
  • 1 package wonton wrappers
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Mix together room temperature cream cheese and grated Cheddar cheese in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add Worcestershire sauce, and chopped jalapeno and mix well into the cream cheese mixture. 
  • Add about 1/2 teaspoon of the filling to the wonton wrapper. Dip your finger into water and run your finger along 2 sides of the wonton wrapper. Fold the dry edge onto the wet edge of the wonton wrapper and press the edges together. Make sure that they wontons are well sealed. 
  • Add enough oil to the cooking vessel so the bottom 3 to 4 inches are covered. Heat oil to 350 degrees. Cook the wontons for about 90 seconds turning when brown on the first side, and then cooking until browned on the other side. Remove and drain on a wire rack before serving.



Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg

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