Spicy Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers

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Spicy Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers

Please tell me I am not the only one who loves appetizers. There are times when I order appetizers as my meal at restaurants. We recently went out to eat with a big group of friends and the mouthwatering appetizers completely outshined the main dishes! I like it when appetizers have a lot of flavor, some spice and of course, bacon is always a bonus. Today I want to share a recipe for Spicy Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers that is perfect for the entertaining. The sweet peppers add flavor and beautiful color to the dish. Inside is a creamy mixture of Texas Pete Hot Sauce, cream cheese and ranch dressing! Then, everything is wrapped in a piece of crunchy bacon. The combination is fantastic.

Texas Pepe's Hot Sauce

The real star of this recipe, Texas Pete Hot Sauce can’t be seen in the finished product, but it shines through in the taste and will make this dish memorable! Texas Pete has a variety of products that improve the taste of every meal from hot sauce to Sriracha to wing sauce! Here is where you can find Texas Pete Hot Sauce. It’s perfect as a condiment with hot dogs, fries, pizza, soups and sandwiches but also works well as an ingredient in a variety of dishes from ribs to barbecue to spicy bacon wrapped sweet peppers!

I used store bought, fully cooked bacon in this recipe. It is still flexible enough to wrap around the peppers and it is easier to get crispy. To make this appetizer, you will need mini sweet peppers, cream cheese, fully cooked bacon, powdered ranch seasoning and Texas Pete Hot Sauce.

Fill Sweet Peppers

First, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth. Add the Texas Pete Hot Sauce and the powdered ranch dressing. Mix until well blended. Cut the sweet peppers in half and fill them with the cream cheese mixture.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Peppers

Wrap each pepper with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.

Stuffed Peppers Appetizer

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes on a broiler pan.

Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers

Remove the toothpicks and serve immediately. Everyone will love the combination of the creamy filling with Texas Pete Hot Sauce, sweet peppers and bacon!

Spicy Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers
 
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Serves: 28
Ingredients
  • 28 mini sweet peppers
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup Texas Pete Hot Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons powdered ranch seasoning
  • 28 bacon strips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat the softened cream cheese until smooth. Add the Texas Pete Hot Sauce and the powdered ranch seasoning. Mix until well blended.
  3. Cut the sweet peppers in half and fill them with the cream cheese mixture.
  4. Wrap each pepper with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes on a broiler pan.
  6. Remove the toothpicks and serve immediately.

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Comments

  1. Mary Jane says

    Hi These look delicious!! Is there some thing I can substitute for the Pete’s Hot Sauce? My family does not like hot!!!

    Thanks, can not wait to make these!!

    MJ

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