Sweet mini pepper poppers

If you have people in your circle that can’t handle the heat, this is a great alternative to the jalapeño popper! This as a terrific little appetizer for all ages!

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Prep time:

20 minutes

Total time:

1.5 hours


10 servings


  • 10 Sweet Mini Peppers
  • 1 TBSP Croix Valley Southwest BBQ Booster
  • 1 250g Cream Cheese
  • 20 strips thin bacon
  • 1 Cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. Preheat smoker 225 F
  2. Cut peppers in half, lengthwise, remove ribs and seeds
  3. Combine cheeses and Croix Valley Southwest BBQ Booster
  4. Fill each pepper with cream cheese mixture
  5. Wrap with bacon
  6. Dust with Croix Valley Southwest BBQ Booster
  7. Place on smoker
  8. Cook until bacon is done, about 1 hour
  9. Remove from smoker and serve

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