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Wild Game Poppers

Wild Game Poppers

Wild Game Poppers

If you are looking to make an impact at your next get together, or BBQ- break out this quick and easy favourite with a wild game twist. These are a hit both hot or cold.


Highbush cranberry jelly in small jars
Wild Game Poppers


  • 12 jalapeno peppers

  • 6 ounces cream cheese- softened

  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese- shredded

  • 2 tablespoons chives- finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper

  • 24 pieces cut to the size of a jalepeno-  of your favourite wild game steak, thinly sliced (moose used in this version)

  • One pack of bacon, cut in half

a person holding a branch of highbush cranberries
a person holding a branch of highbush cranberries
a bush of highbush cranberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Wearing gloves, slice the jalapenos in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and membranes. Leave as little or as much membrane per your heat preference.
  3. In a bowl mix cream cheese, garlic powder, cheddar cheese and chives (if using).
  4. Fill jalapenos with the cheese mixture. Put piece of steak on, then wrap with piece of bacon.
  5. Place on a baking pan and bake 18-22 minutes or until bacon is to your liking.
  6. Cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

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