Best Jalapeno Cheese Fingers Recipe

1 cup yellow cornmeal, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 cup well-shaken buttermilk, 1 egg, 1/4 pound grated extra sharp cheddar, 1/4 cup finely chopped scallion, 1-2 tbsp finely chopped pickled jalapenos, 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter and special equipment.


Begin by preheating your oven to 218°C and placing the oven rack in the middle position. Heat the corn-stick pans in the oven for 10 minutes. This will ensure that the pans are hot and ready for baking the Jalapeno Cheese Fingers.

Recipe Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together the yellow cornmeal, sugar, baking soda, and salt. This dry mixture will form the base of our Jalapeno Cheese Fingers, providing a crunchy and flavorful texture to the dish.

Recipe Step 2

In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and egg. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients along with the grated cheddar, finely chopped scallion, jalapenos, and 2 tablespoons of melted butter. Stir until just combined to create a cohesive batter.

Recipe Step 3

Remove the heated pans from the oven and divide the remaining 2 tablespoons of melted butter among the molds. Quickly divide the batter among the molds, filling each about 3 tablespoons.

Recipe Step 4

Allow the Jalapeno Cheese Fingers to cool in the pans on a rack for 3 to 5 minutes before removing them from the molds. Serve these delicious cheese fingers warm as a delightful snack or appetizer.

Recipe Step 5

Your Jalapeno Cheese Fingers are now ready to be enjoyed! With their perfect blend of cheesy and spicy flavors, they are sure to be a hit at any gathering or as a tasty snack.

Recipe Final Step

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