The most amazing spicy bacon and cheese stuffed peppers recipe! These mini bell peppers are stuffed with loads of creamy cheese, bits of bacon and spicy Tabasco pepper sauce – a delicious combination that will be a hit with everyone! I’ve made these more times than I can count and I usually double up the recipes because I can easily eat 10 of these! If you need an appetizer recipe for your next party or celebration, this is it! Once you try these, there’s no going back – it’s the only stuffed peppers you’ll want to make!
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How to Make Stuffed Peppers
Cheese stuffed peppers are really fun and easy to make! The first step is preparing the mini bell peppers for filling; you can also use jalapeno peppers if you want an extra kick of spiciness! Split the peppers in half and scoop out any seeds. Next, make the filling! Render the bacon until it’s nice and crispy, then chop into small bits. Combine the bacon with softened cream cheese, cheddar cheese and seasonings.
Fill the prepared peppers all the way to the top, leaving a heaping amount of cheese and bacon filling on top! I also like to sprinkle on more cheddar cheese and chopped chives over the top before baking the peppers. Bake the peppers until the cheese is nicely melted. NOTE: The stuffed peppers will be extremely hot when you remove them from the oven! Allow them to cool for at least 5 minutes before enjoying!
This easy appetizer recipe can be made ahead of time, too! Just stuff the peppers with the cheese and bacon mixture, then place onto a tray or plate, cover and refrigerate until ready to bake!
Looking for more delicious appetizer recipes? Check out some of my other recipes!
- Bacon & Garlic Rolls – amazing dinner rolls stuffed with cheddar cheese, bacon and garlic!
- Avocado Chicken Egg Rolls – Cheesecake Factory-style egg rolls with chimichurri sauce!
- Spinach Panela Tartlets – easy cheese and spinach tartlets with onion and garlic!
- Smoked Salmon Puffs – the most delicious salmon puffs with cream cheese filling!
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