Delicious and Spicy Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers Recipe

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These sausage-stuffed cherry pepper poppers are the perfect appetizer for any gathering. The spicy cherry peppers are filled with a savory sausage mixture, creating a delicious bite-sized snack that packs a flavorful punch. Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for a tasty snack, these poppers are sure to be a hit.


  • 16-20 cherry peppers
  • 1/2 pound ground sausage
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the tops off the cherry peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the sausage, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. Stuff each cherry pepper with the sausage mixture, packing it tightly.
  5. Place the stuffed peppers on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the sausage is cooked through.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Cherry peppers are small, round peppers that pack a spicy punch.
  • Sausage and cheese make a delicious filling for these poppers, creating a perfect blend of flavors.
  • These poppers can be made ahead of time and reheated in the oven for a quick and easy appetizer.