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Ginger Snap Eggnog Jello Pudding Shots

The combination of ginger, vanilla, black spiced rum, and RumChata creates an irresistible blend of flavors, subtly enhanced by the warmth of nutmeg. These creamy eggnog pudding shots, infused with the festive spirit of Christmas or holiday celebrations, are incredibly easy to prepare. As a result, they’re perfect for setting the tone at any party. When you want to serve the best eggnog shooters, these boozy pudding cups are an excellent choice, offering a delightful and indulgent treat that’s sure to please.

How to Make Eggnog Pudding Shots

Creating ginger snap eggnog jello pudding shots is a breeze. To begin, combine eggnog and pudding mix in a whisk until smooth, taking about a minute to achieve the desired consistency. Then, add black spiced rum and RumChata to form an eggnog-rum mixture. Next, fold in thawed whipped topping and nutmeg, ensuring everything is well incorporated. Keep this chilled mixture refrigerated until serving time. When you’re ready to serve, fill individual shot glasses with crushed ginger snap cookies, followed by a dollop of the pudding mixture. Finally, top each shot off with an additional ginger snap cookie, making for the perfect garnish in this boozy eggnog recipe.

How to Eat Pudding Shots

When it comes to indulging in boozy pudding cups and similar Jello shot recipes infused with alcohol and pudding, you might be wondering how to, well, ‘drink’ them. The truth is, these concoctions aren’t exactly liquids, making them a bit more challenging to enjoy. To make the experience more enjoyable, I like to pair mine with a few ginger cookies – it’s a great way to scoop out the pudding mixture. Alternatively, you can opt for small spoons if that’s more your style. Regardless of how you choose to consume these jiggly seasonal shots, they’re bound to become a beloved tradition during the holiday season. Compared to classic Jello shots, which can be easily devoured by running your tongue around them, these eggnog-infused pudding shots are a bit more labor-intensive – but trust me, you’ll find ways to savor every last morsel of these festive treats. The result? A sure-fire hit at any Christmas or Thanksgiving gathering.

Variations for these Holiday Shooters

Holiday gatherings aren’t complete without a festive twist on classic cocktails and shooters. As someone who thrives on culinary experimentation, I relish the opportunity to introduce new flavors to my holiday menu. Eggnog shots are a particular favorite of mine, and by infusing them with ginger snap, cinnamon stick, candy canes, or even chocolate cookies, you can create a truly unique and tantalizing experience for your guests. The versatility of these eggnog jello shots is what makes them so endearing – the possibilities are endless! Whether you’re hosting a formal affair or an informal get-together, these flavorful shooters are sure to bring joy and cheer to your holiday celebrations.

Ginger Snap Eggnog Jello Pudding Shots FAQs

These eggnog shooters can be prepared up to three days in advance, as long as you keep them covered and refrain from adding the cookie garnish until just before serving. This ensures the cookies remain crispy. As for dairy-free alternatives, making boozy pudding shots without milk poses a challenge. Non-dairy milk substitutes won’t work here, as they can hinder the setting of the pudding cups, resulting in a runny texture. Instead, you can rely on chilling all ingredients – including the alcohol – to a cold temperature, ideally around 10 minutes before starting the recipe. This will help the shots set faster. Just be sure not to let any ingredients freeze completely. Conversely, allow whipped toppings to thaw before use.

Ginger Snap Eggnog Jello Pudding Shots Recipe

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Ginger Snap Eggnog Jello Pudding Shots

Bella Bucchiotti’s indulgent ginger snap eggnog jello pudding shots are a masterclass in combining flavors. The addition of black spiced rum and RumChata elevates these boozy treats to new heights, making them the perfect festive offering for Christmas or any holiday gathering. With only 10 minutes of prep time, these delightful cups are not only easy to prepare but also remarkably simple to assemble. In fact, with a yield of 25 servings, they’re sure to be a hit at your next party.


Combine pudding mix and eggnog in a large bowl, whisking for approximately one minute or until the mixture thickens. Introduce horchata cream liqueur and spiced rum, whisking until the ingredients are fully incorporated and smooth. Stir in defrosted whipped topping and ground nutmeg until they’re evenly distributed. Refrigerate the pudding, covered, until you’re ready to serve it. To assemble each shot glass, spoon about 2 teaspoons of crushed ginger snap cookies into the bottom. Add approximately 3 tablespoons of the pudding mixture over the crumbs, then top with a whole ginger snap cookie.