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First Shot at ABT's Hmmmm they were ok!

Took my first shot at ABT's and they were ok.  Not fabulous just ok.  Think I may have took too much of the spicy inside out as there was little to no spicy taste in them.  The ones I made with Chocolate chip cookie dough as the stuffing were great! The others I used cream cheese mixed with sharp cheddar, pepper, salt, garlic, and red pepper then wrapped in bacon.

Stuffing Mixed

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Hollowed out jalapeños  

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These were the ingredients I used

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Stuffed them by putting mixture in zip loc bag and cutting bottom corner off

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Ready to go on the grill  Did some boats and some in the stand and a couple with chocolate chip cookie batter

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Finished product.  

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Comments

  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    I mix some chopped pulled pork and rub into the cream cheese, try something like that or search for Kristi's Shrimp ABT's
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,204
    I have done it with cream cheese, diced Jalapano and crab meat with Mexican cheese as the filling
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,462
    Hey ! There is a bite missing outa one of them !!!! I'll bet the dog did it.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • cdees_1993cdees_1993 Posts: 135
    bud812 said:
    Hey ! There is a bite missing outa one of them !!!! I'll bet the dog did it.
    HAHAHAHA  No I just couldn't resist! LOL  :)
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    edited March 2013
    I am a fan of your cream cheese and goat cheese mixed. Also I like a little thicker bacon and crisp it up more. Just my 2 cents.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 5,011
    The last ones I did I mixed cilantro with the cream cheese and thought it was good

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,671
    Thick bacon, lay a shrimp in there...lose the stand.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,902
    If you are field stripping them-no seeds and no veins, then you need to juice them up with pepper jack or habaneo cheese along with the rest of the filling.  Keeps you healthy!
    Louisville   L & S BGEs 
  • RoundTownerRoundTowner Posts: 125
    Each batch will get better! Looks good!
  • milesbrown4milesbrown4 Posts: 314
    I agree with Mickey the thicker bacon is better for ABTs.  But you had a great cook - now the fun is to refine it.  Also agree with the pulled pork a great option.  I usually just keep it simple and only do cream cheese, bacon and jalapenos.  less is more in my opinion.  light on the rub too - the bacon gives all the flavor.
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,742
    I like em charred, try it.
    Seattle, WA
  • ShadowNickShadowNick Posts: 519
    i mix cooked chorizo in with the cream cheese... adds a great flavor
    Chicago, Illinois
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,465
    Good ingredients equals good flavor. Fat free cream cheese is not wonderful. Add a little rub or spice and baste with a barbecue sauce just before they are finished cooking. ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 860
    I actually like the thin bacon with ABTs. You can stretch a half slice around and it sticks without toothpicks. 
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  • CSRAEggerCSRAEgger Posts: 18
    I tried both thick and regular/thin bacon. Regular/thin is better IMO. Crisps up better and easier to wrap.
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,193
    edited March 2013
    I've tried all the exotic mixes for a filling but we always come back to the simple stuff. 
    Split peppers lengthwise, fill with cream cheese, drop a 1/2 cooked casing removed butterflied chorizo on it, wrap with room temp bacon (it will tighten as it cooks - no toothpicks needed).
    Direct or indirect as you choose.  
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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