Texas Twinkies
  1. Slice one side of jalapeño from stem to tip. Slice across stem end to make a “T.”  Pit inside of jalapeño free of seeds and membranes.
  2. Place jalapeños on baking sheet and bake at 300 degrees for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove jalapeños and place in bowl of ice water to extract additional seed oil (otherwise they will be extremely spicy.) 
  4. Cover bottom of inside of each jalapeño with a tablespoon of Philadelphia Cream Cheese. 
  5. On top of the cheese, pile two ounces of marbled brisket. 
  6. Close the pepper around the stuffing and wrap with thick-cut bacon. 
  7. Add pinch of Kosher salt and coarse ground pepper. 
  8. Place poppers on baking sheet at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes using Perfect Mix Pellets. 
  9. Remove peppers and paint with homemade BBQ Sweet Glaze.  BBQ Sweet Glaze Ingredients:  1 cup dark brown sugar  1/2 cup ketchup  1/4 cup vinegar  1/4 cup mustard  Instructions: Bring glaze to a full boil, then simmer for five minutes. Let sit for an hour.
  10. Paint poppers, serve with cold beer, and devour. 
Recipe Notes

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Texas Twinkies recipe from: Mark Scott. Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe with us, Mark! 

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