Joanna BROWN

Joanna BROWN

Rejoice Nutrition Wellness

Jalapeño Mummy Poppers (GF/DF Options)

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Recipe 4 in our Hocus Pocus Foodie Week are these Jalapeño Mummy Poppers! With dairy-free & gluten-free swaps provided for an inclusive Halloween option. I have many clients that find this time of year challenging as it relates to food allergies, so I like to provide swaps so everyone can enjoy seasonal foods too! These are a fun addition to any Halloween Table. 

Mummy Jalapeno Poppers

These are a fun recipe for Halloween, with inclusive dietary swaps to meet your own needs this Halloween season
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 4


  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 parchment paper
  • 1 knife
  • 1 bowl


  • 10 jalapeno peppers
  • 8 oz cream cheese use vegan, lactose free or try my cashew cheese here (see recipe link in notes)
  • 4 oz grated cheese or use dairy-free, vegan shreds like Daiya Foods
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic or garlic powder
  • 12 oz dough buy it, make it or use my simple pie dough recipe with GF/DF alternatives (see recipe link in notes)
  • candy eyes bulk barn is a great place to get these


  • Slice peppers lengthwise & scoop out seeds & inside.
  • Mix all filling ingredients together & use 1 tsp per pepper (adjust for your pepper size)
  • Roll out the dough and cut it into 1/4-1/2” strips & wrap around the pepper. Place on a baking sheet & bake at 400F for 12 min
  • Remove from oven, pop in the eyes 👀 & serve immediately 


Snag the Cashew Cheese Recipe here for a vegan/ dairy-free version to stuff the peppers with. 
Grab the recipe and watch how I make this easy pie dough which you can use in this recipe. 
Keyword halloween healthy food, halloween inspired food

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