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Texas Twinkies

By July 16, 2020 February 17th, 2022 Keto Comfort Foods, Main Dish

Texas Twinkies

Do not be fooled by the Twinkie title! A Texas Twinkie is not a sugar-filled spongy dessert— it is a meat-lovers dream stuffed with all the good things in life.

This savory Twinkie is like a jalapeno popper made into a delicious keto meal!

My Texas Twinkie recipe was inspired my my other Keto Twinkie recipe (click HERE to find). Where I used leftover ribs for the wrapping, which is delicious, just a bit harder to wrap!

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Texas Twinkies
 
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Serves: 4
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven or air fryer to 375 degrees F (or oven to 425 degrees F). Remove the stems from the jalapenos and slice in half. Scoop out the ribs and seeds.
  2. Stuff each jalapeno slice piece with a few TBS of the cream cheese, sprinkle the cream cheese with Redmond Garlic Salt and place 2 halves of jalapeno together.
  3. Place about ¼ pound of chorizo sausage in the palm of your hand, and flatten the sausage thin and place a stuffed jalapeno in the center. Fold the sausage and around the jalapeno, forming an egg shape.
  4. Wrap with 2 thin slice of bacon to cover the entire egg. Secure with a toothpick.
  5. Place onto a baking sheet with rimmed edges (or bacon grease will get everywhere).
  6. Bake the eggs at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy.
  7. We served ours with Primal Kitchen Ranch dressing and Buffalo Sauce!
Notes
Nutritional Information:
688 calories, 59g fat, 34g protein, 2g carbs, 0.3g fiber
 

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Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".

4 Comments

  • Kristy Black-Thurber. says:

    Maria I LOVE the videos you do with your boys!! They are so Cute!! I was wondering if you still have/make/print the Savory/Sweets/Kids cookbook you did a while ago?? I can’t seem to find it anywhere 🙁 Keep making those Adorable videos!! Love you guys!!!!

  • Wendy says:

    Hi Maria, these are truly amazing! Since I don’t care for jalapenos, I made mine with mini bell peppers. I also sprinkled a bit of blue cheese into each one before wrapping. One question – do you have the nutritional value for these babies? I ate two and I’m pretty sure that was WAY more than a serving. Thank you!

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