Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño-Stuffed Hush Puppies

Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño-Stuffed Hush Puppies


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6 servings

How to Make It

1. Step
In a medium-sized bowl, add the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, and bacon, and use a hand mixer to blend until combined.
2. Step
Using a teaspoon, scoop out the cream cheese mixture and roll into a ball. Place onto a parchment paper-lined sheet tray and freeze for 30 minutes.
3. Step
In a bowl, add the cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and cayenne pepper, and whisk to combine.
4. Step
In a separate bowl, add the buttermilk, egg, and onion, and stir until combined.
5. Step
Slowly add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients, whisking until just combined. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
6. Step
Preheat a pot of oil to 350˚F (180˚C).
7. Step
Dip the cream cheese balls into the batter, ensuring they are fully coated on all sides.
8. Step
Add the hush puppies to the oil and fry until golden brown on all sides.
9. Step
Transfer to a wire rack or paper towel lined-plate to drain.
10. Step
Serve immediately.
11. Step


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