• 12 slices of baguette
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large jalapeo pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely grated or pasted
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded super-sharp white cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350F.

Arrange bread slices on a cooling rack set over a baking sheet and toast in the oven. Combine cream cheese, jalapeo and garlic in a small bowl.

Top each toast with a mound of popper cream cheese and a generous layer of cheddar cheese. Switch oven to broil and brown toasts on the center rack of oven.