Puff Pastry Pepper Poppers Recipe

by Nina L. Palmer – Updated Apr 23, 2021
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Puff Pastry Pepper Poppers Recipe
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Perfect comfort food alert! These delicious stuffed peppers in puff pastry are so simple to make, so creamy and so fragrant; a sure hit for a hearty family dinner! For more convenience, you can assemble the peppers ahead of time and bake them at the last minute.

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Rinse and cut the bell peppers in half and remove the core, seeds and trim the white pith.

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In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon lardons, cheddar, Harissa and garlic.

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Spoon this gorgeous cream cheese filling into bell pepper halves.

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Wrap pastry pieces around your stuffed bell peppers and arrange them on a baking pan. Then you can brush with an egg yolk to give your poppers this beautiful golden color. Bake for 30 minutes and serve immediately.

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Ingredients list for the stuffed pepper poppers Recipe

  • 4 bell peppers, halved and seeds removed
  • 1 or 2 sheet puff pastry, depending on the size of the bell peppers (homemade puff pastry recipe here)
  • 8 ounces (200g) cream cheese
  • ½ cup bacon cut into lardons
  • 1 cup cheddar, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon Harissa or Sriracha sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 egg yolk


1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. Unfold puff pastry sheets and slice squares or triangles.
3. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon, cheddar, Harissa and garlic. Spoon the cream cheese filling into bell pepper halves.
4. Wrap pastry around stuffed peppers and arrange on a baking pan or baking sheet.
5. Whisk together egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water. Brush egg mixture over the poppers. Bake for 20-30 minutes, adding cheese on top of the poppers 5 minutes before the end of cooking time. Serve hot!

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