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texas twinkies

Texas Twinkies

Bacon-wrapped jalapeñopeppers loaded with cream cheese, brisket and cheddar.
Author Mat Cotton


  • jalapeños
  • cream cheese
  • grated cheddar/mozzarella
  • leftover brisket
  • streaky bacon
  • BBQ sauce
  • BBQ rub


  • Try to keep some brisket from your cook.
  • Split jalapeños lengthways.
  • Using gloves, remove seeds.
  • Cook bacon and chop finely.
  • Mix cream cheese, cheddar/mozzarella in a large bowl with chopped brisket, BBQ rub and cooked bacon.
  • Stuff jalapeño halves and wrap with streaky bacon.
  • Smoke at 350°F for 45 minutes.
  • Glaze with your favorite BBQ sauce and smoke at the same temp for a further 15 mins until set.