Bacon Bourbon Apple Jell-O Shots. The Ultimate Party Favor.

Yes, you read that right!  Bacon Bourbon Apple Jell-O Shots bring an unexpected twist to your late summer adult gathering.  We promise, this bacon is as sweet as it is smoky and these treats will have your guests talking!

We know.  This sounds like a bizarre concept.  But let’s think about this a moment.  Apples and pork go great together, right?  And when you make the bacon like candy by caramelizing it with brown sugar?  Well, sign me up!



Every gathering needs at least one dish that pushes people to try something new.  Well, the good folks at Bread Booze Bacon have nailed it with this twist on the classic Jell-O shot.  This recipe is perfect for late summer cookouts or tailgating.  Whip some up and tell us what you think!


Gather your ingredients and get to makin’ some Bacon Bourbon Apple Jell-O Shots!

Bacon Bourbon
  • 2 strips bacon, cooked crispy and broken into large chunks
  • 5 ounces good bourbon (I used Woodford Reserve)
Jello Shots
  • 1 tablespoon (1 envelope) unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 12 two ounce plastic cups with lids
Candied Bacon
  • 3 to 4 strips bacon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

Head on over to Bread Booze Bacon for the complete step-by-step.


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