Vegan Cheesey Pepper Snaps Recipe | Dairy-Free Pepper Snaps

Cheesey Pepper Snaps

Vegan Cheesey Pepper Snaps Recipe | Dairy-Free Pepper Snaps
Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 24 | Vegan diet


Cheesey Pepper Snaps
Cheesey Pepper Snaps

Cheesey Pepper Snaps are a delicious and savory snack that are perfect for any occasion. These crispy and cheesy bites are sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


The recipe for Cheesey Pepper Snaps has been passed down through generations in my family. It originated from my great-grandmother who used to make these tasty treats for special occasions.


How to prepare

  1. In a bowl, combine the margarine, “cheese”, salt, and pepper. Mix them together using your hands.
  2. Add the flour to the mixture.
  3. Shape the dough into 2 cylinders, each with a diameter of a half-dollar (or Toonie for my fellow Canadians).
  4. Wrap the dough in waxed paper and refrigerate it until thoroughly chilled (overnight is recommended).
  5. Slice the dough into centimeter (or 0.25 inch) circles and place them on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake the circles at 300°F (149°C) for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, or until they are lightly browned on the edges.
  7. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on a cooling rack before storing them in an airtight container.


  • You can add different herbs and spices to the dough for a unique flavor.
  • Try using different types of cheese for a variety of tastes.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to chill the dough thoroughly before slicing and baking to ensure the cookies hold their shape.

- You can adjust the amount of cayenne pepper to suit your taste preferences.

- Store the cookies in an airtight container to maintain their crispiness.

Serving Suggestions

Cheesey Pepper Snaps are perfect for serving as an appetizer at parties or as a snack for movie nights.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

You can use regular butter instead of vegan margarine.

- Any type of cheese can be used in place of vegan cheese.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the dough ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to bake.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Cheesey Pepper Snaps on a platter with a variety of other snacks for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Cheesey Pepper Snaps pair well with a glass of white wine or a cold beer.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store Cheesey Pepper Snaps in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. They can also be frozen for longer storage.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Cheesey Pepper Snaps contains approximately 120 calories.


Each serving of Cheesey Pepper Snaps contains approximately 10 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Cheesey Pepper Snaps contains approximately 8 grams of fats.


Each serving of Cheesey Pepper Snaps contains approximately 2 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

Cheesey Pepper Snaps are a good source of calcium and vitamin A.


Cheesey Pepper Snaps contain dairy and gluten.


Cheesey Pepper Snaps are a delicious snack that are moderate in carbohydrates and fats, and provide a good amount of calcium and vitamin A.


Cheesey Pepper Snaps are a delicious and easy-to-make snack that are perfect for any occasion. With their crispy texture and cheesy flavor, they are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still recall the sense of amazement I felt when I first saw this recipe for Cheesy Pepper Snaps. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret in her cozy little cottage by the sea. Margaret was known for her delicious home-cooked meals, and she always had a new recipe up her sleeve to share with me.

On this particular day, Margaret invited me into her sunny kitchen and handed me a tattered old recipe card. "You have to try these Cheesy Pepper Snaps," she said with a twinkle in her eye. "They're a family favorite and never fail to impress."

I studied the recipe card, taking in the list of ingredients and the detailed instructions. Cheese, peppers, herbs, and spices all came together to create a savory, crispy snack that sounded absolutely divine. I couldn't wait to give it a try.

Margaret guided me through the process, showing me how to dice the peppers just right and grate the cheese to the perfect consistency. We mixed everything together with flour, butter, and a secret blend of spices, forming the dough into small, round balls before baking them in the oven until golden brown and fragrant.

As the Cheesy Pepper Snaps baked, the aroma filled Margaret's kitchen, making my mouth water in anticipation. When they were finally ready, we pulled them out of the oven and let them cool on a wire rack. The cheesy, peppery scent wafted through the air, drawing in the curious noses of Margaret's family members who had gathered in the kitchen.

I couldn't wait to taste one of the Cheesy Pepper Snaps, and when I finally did, it was like a flavor explosion in my mouth. The crispy, golden exterior gave way to a soft, cheesy center with just the right amount of heat from the peppers. It was love at first bite, and I knew I had to learn how to make these delicious snacks for myself.

Margaret took me under her wing, teaching me the finer points of making the perfect Cheesy Pepper Snaps. She showed me how to adjust the seasoning to suit my taste and how to experiment with different types of cheese and peppers to create unique flavor combinations. I spent hours in her kitchen, honing my skills and perfecting the recipe until I could make the snappy snacks with my eyes closed.

Over the years, I shared the recipe for Cheesy Pepper Snaps with friends and family, delighting them with the savory goodness of these tasty treats. Each time I made a batch, I remembered that hot summer day in Margaret's kitchen, and the sense of amazement I felt at discovering such a delicious recipe.

Now, as I pass on the recipe for Cheesy Pepper Snaps to you, my dear grandchild, I hope that you will enjoy making them as much as I have. Remember to share them with loved ones and spread joy through the simple pleasure of good food. And who knows, maybe someday you'll pass the recipe on to someone special, just like Margaret did for me.

So go ahead, gather your ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and dive into the world of Cheesy Pepper Snaps. Let the cheesy, peppery goodness transport you to a place of warmth and comfort, just like it did for me all those years ago. And remember, the secret ingredient is always love. Happy cooking, my dear.


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