Kielbasa 'n Kraut Shots

Kielbasa 'n Kraut Shots

Recipe and food photography by Andy Boterman. Find him and more culinary creations at @BBQwithBoterman on Instagram

Prep 10 mins
Cook 00:45 mins
Ready-in 00:55 mins
Yields 12 Shots
Cooking Method Oven


14oz,-16oz. kielbasa sausage
12oz.-16oz. Bacon
14oz. Frank’s Kraut drained
8oz shredded pepper jack cheese
mustard and horseradish sauce for dipping


  1. Preheat oven or smoker to 375°F. In a large bowl, mix shredded pepper jack and Frank’s Kraut.
  2. Slice kielbasa into 1/2 inch medallions. Wrap bacon around the edge of each medallions and secure with a toothpick. They should look like shot glasses. Carefully spoon kraut and cheese mixture into each “shot glass.”
  3. Cook at 375° for 45-75 minutes or until bacon is crispy and fat is rendered. (The cook time will vary based on the thickness of bacon.)
  4. Serve kraut shots with dipping sauces and enjoy!

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