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Jalapeño Popper Wonton Bites

Prep: 35 minutes
Bake: 10 minutes • Serves: 12

12 slices fully cooked bacon
1 container (8 ounces) spicy jalapeño cream cheese
1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Essential Everyday® nonstick cooking spray
24 wonton wrappers
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Thinly sliced jalapeño peppers (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare bacon as label directs; cool and crumble.

2. In large bowl, with rubber spatula, fold cream cheeses, cheese blend, garlic powder, black pepper and bacon until well blended.

3. Spray mini muffin tin(s) with nonstick cooking spray; line each cup with 1 wonton wrapper. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese mixture into each wrapper; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until wontons are crispy and golden and filling is heated through. Top with jalapeño pepper slices, if desired. Makes 24 bites.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 bites):
180 Calories, 11g Fat (6g Saturated), 30mg Cholesterol,
377mg Sodium, 11g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 8g Protein