Smoked Pig Shots

Smoked Pig Shots

Have you ever tried smoked pig shots? These little flavor bombs are the perfect appetizer for any BBQ party! To make them, cut a slice of smoked sausage and wrap it in bacon, then place it in a shot glass with a dollop of cream cheese and a sprinkle of your favorite rub. Smoke them on your grill or in your smoker until the bacon is crispy and the shredded cheese is melted. The result? A delicious and smoky bite that your guests won't be able to resist. Trust me, these smoked pig shots will be the star of your next cookout!
Servings 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • Z Grills 700D3 Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Hickory Wood Pellets
  • Toothpicks


  • 1 pound bacon
  • 12 oz Kielbasa sausage
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Hot sauce for garnish


  • Cut the bacon in half and slice the kielbasa into 1-inch rounds.
  • Wrap each kielbasa round with a half slice of bacon, securing it with a toothpick to form a shot glass shape. Place them in the fridge to hold their shape.
  • Preheat your z grills pellet smoker to 375°F for at least 10 minutes.
  • Place the pig shots on the grill and smoke for about 50 minutes.
  • In a bowl, mix 2 eggs, shredded cheese, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • At 40 minutes into the cooking process, carefully spoon the egg mixture into each pig shot and let it cook for another 10 minutes or until it sets.
  • Serve the smoked kielbasa bacon shots with your favorite hot sauce for garnish.
  • Enjoy this delicious and savory smoked appetizer that will surely be a crowd-pleaser!


Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, Pig, Smoked

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