Living in New York for 4 years, I became really obsessed with New York bagels, and of course, their cream cheese. I had never seen so many options for cream cheeses, and I tried new ones all the time. I really love plain low fat cream cheese, but when I tried the Jalapeno Cheddar Cream Cheese, I totally fell in love.
Recently I had an abundance of jalapenos, so I was pretty much thinking of everything and anything I could make with these bad boys. If you follow me on Facebook, you may have seen that I asked my readers what they suggested and I heard a lot of great suggestions. Everything from Jalapeno Popper Pizza to Jalapeno Corn Bread – these are all on my list, but I needed to make my favorite Jalapeno Cheddar Cream Cheese first – it’s just so good!
This cream cheese comes together super quick, and the longer you let it sit in the fridge after you make it, the better it tastes! Well, I should also say, the spicier it gets! The jalapeno spice really gets stronger as you let it set, which it great. I love spreading this on my favorite everything bagel, but it would be great on any type of bagel. If you don’t like it so spicy, just use less jalapenos.
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