Armadillo Eggs

Looking for an appetizer for your holiday party…these are a tasty addition and can be made using either Jalapenos or Sweet Mini Bell peppers.  Armadilla Eggs

  • 14-16 Jalapenos Peppers*
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup fried, crumbled bacon or diced ham
  • 2 tablespoon finely diced onions
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded, cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound Italian pork sausage
  • 3 Wasa Crackers
  • 1/3 teaspoon cumin powder

Combine cream cheese, bacon, onions, and 1/3 cup cheddar cheese together. Set aside. Make a slit in each pepper and clean out all the seeds and membranes. Using a decorating bag, fill each pepper with cream cheese mixture. Set aside. Combine pork sausage and remaining cheddar cheese. Pat around peppers in a thin layer. Blend Wasa crackers and cumin to make fine crumbs. Roll each pepper in cracker crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 minutes. Serves 14-16.

*Sweet Mini Bell peppers can be used instead of Jalapenos.



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