Armadillo Eggs

Serves:
10
Cook Time:
30 - 60 min
Method:
Smoked
Food:
Appetizer

Ingredients

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If you're a fan of jalapeno poppers, take them to the next level with this Armadillo Egg recipe! An Armadillo egg is a jalapeno popper, covered in meat, and wrapped in bacon, this recipe is sure to be a hit!

Instructions

  1. 01

    Slice and deseed your jalapenos.

  2.  

    Ingredients

    • Jalapenos
  3. 02

    Combine cream cheese, Monterey jack and cheddar.

  4.  

    Ingredients

    • Cream Cheese
    • Monterey Jack Cheese
    • Cheddar Cheese
  5. 03

    Season cheese mixture heavily with a Smoky/Spicy BBQ rub.

  6.  

    Ingredients

    • Smoky/Spicy BBQ Rub
  7. 04

    Stuff your peppers and wrap in about 3 ounces of sausage forming your eggs. I used equal parts Venison, Pork Sausage, and Brisket Trimmings.

  8.  

    Ingredients

    • Ground Venison
    • Ground Pork Sausage
    • Brisket Trimmings
  9. 05

    Season your "egg" with additional BBQ rub.

  10. 06

    Wrap in Applewood Smoked Bacon. Add additional rub and get these on the smoker!

  11.  

    Ingredients

    • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  12. 07

    Smoke at 325˚F for about an hour, depending on how thick your sausage layer is. Internal temperature should be greater than 165˚ and your bacon should be crispy when ready for the sauce.

  13. 08

    Apply a layer of your favorite sweet BBQ sauce and let the sauce thicken on your egg as it continues cooking for an additional 10 minutes.

  14.  

    Ingredients

    • Sweet BBQ Sauce
  15. 09

    Let your egg rest for 10 minutes.

  16. 10

    Slice and serve!