Chow Call Texas Twinkies

July 10th, 2019 By Lindsey Atkinson - GTI Girl - "My Mama calls me Lindsey Lou."

Lindsey Lou Atkinson GTI Girl
Lindsey Lou's Texas Twinkies

During the summer festivities in the south, we all enjoy spending time with our families. Having cook-outs and playing corn hole, ladder ball, then taking a nap in the hammock is pretty much the perfect summer afternoon. Lindsey has the perfect treat to go along with any of your favorite cook-out menus.


Lindsey says: "Everyone needs a little spice in their life, right?!" Spice things up with Lindsey Lou's Texas Twinkies. These tasty treats will be the hit of every summer cook-out! The recipe has a 10 minute prep time and a 40 minute cook time.

  • 12 whole jalapenños
  • 15 T. cream cheese
  • 1-1/2 lbs. marbled brisket
  • 12 thick-cut strips bacon
  • 2 T. coarse-ground pepper
  • 6 oz. Jack Daniel's Smokey Sweet Barbecue Glaze
Texas Twinkies

Slice each jalapenño in half from stem to tip. Slice across stem end; remove seeds and membranes. Place the jalapenños on a baking sheet; bake at 300°F for 10 minutes. Remove them from oven; (optional) place the jalapenños in a bowl of ice water to extract additional seed oil. Fill each jalapenño half with approximately 1 tablespoon of cream cheese; Then add 2 oz. of chopped brisket. Close the halves around the stuffing (cream cheese and brisket). Wrap with bacon; add pinch of coarse pepper. Place peppers on baking sheet that is lined with foil; bake at 350°F for about 30 minutes. Remove; apply approximately 1 tablespoon of glaze to each. Serve immediately.