Easy Smoked Pig Shots Recipe

Easy Smoked Pig Shots Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Postal Barbecue via Youtube


One of the best appetizers you can make at home is this easy smoked pig shots recipe by Postal Barbecue. It’s always a crowd favorite at any gathering! The smoked bacon and sausage filled with cream cheese filling is just way too good to resist – flavors burst into your mouth after each bite. I am pretty sure it will be gone in just a few minutes. Give it a try – it’s super easy to make and only requires a few ingredients.




  • sausage of your choice (cooked)
  • 1 package of bacon (cut in half)
  • 1 tablespoon of barbecue rub
  • BBQ sauce

For the pig shot filling:

  • 1 block of cream cheese (softened)
  • 3/4 cup of shredded cheese
  • 1 diced jalapeno (add more for added heat)
  • barbecue rub (to taste)

Note: you’ll need toothpicks


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Step 1:

Cut the sausage about 1/2″ thick. To make the shot glasses, wrap one strip of bacon around the sausage slice. Secure it with a toothpick. Repeat with the remaining sausages.

Easy Smoked Pig Shots Recipe Ingredients
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Step 2:

Add 1 block of cream cheese, 3/4 cup of shredded cheese, diced jalapeno, and 1 tablespoon of barbecue seasoning in a large bowl. Mix it all until well combined.

Step 3:

Transfer the mixture to a ziplock bag or piping bag. Grab one pig shot and squeeze it into the center. Repeat with the remaining pieces.

Easy Smoked Pig Shots Recipe Instructions
Image by Postal Barbecue via Youtube

Step 4:

Sprinkle more of the bbq seasoning on top of the pig shots.

Step 5:

Set up your grill at around 275 to 300 degrees.

Step 6:

Add the pig shots onto the grill rack. You can add hickory wood to the coals for a little smoky flavor. Close the lid and cook for about 60 minutes.

Step 7:

Drizzle barbecue sauce on the pig shots while it’s still on the grill. Close the lid again and continue to cook for about 7 to 10 minutes to allow the sauce to set.

Step 8:

Remove the toothpicks and serve. Enjoy these yummy appetizers!


Easy Smoked Pig Shots Recipe

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