Pepper Snaps


Alternate: Bake the Pepper Snaps in a 350 degree oven, broil them a bit at the end of the cooking time.

Pepper Snaps

Yummy cheese filled sweet peppers with just a hint of heat.  Versatile enough to serve for tailgating or wine tasting.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 18



  • 1.5 dash dozen golf ball size mini bell peppers
  • 3 - 4 strips bacon, (3/4 cooked)
  • 18 toothpicks
  • hot sauce (optional)


  • 1 cup Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Cheese Curds, diced
  • 2 tsp parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp diced jalapeno peppers, well drained
  • 3 tbsp crushed pineapple in syrup, well drained


  • Heat grill between 350-375 degrees and set grate at lid level. Cut tops off of peppers and remove stems and seeds, creating a cavity for mixture.
  • Mix cheese curds, parmesan cheese, jalapeno peppers and pineapple. Stuff peppers with mixture.
  • Cut bacon to create 1" to 2" strips to cap the peppers, and secure with toothpicks.
  • Grill 10 to 12 minutes and serve immediately with your favorite hot sauce, if desired.
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