Pudding doesn’t have to be boring! These creamy Oreo pudding shots have sweet bits of cookie pieces and booze to make them extra special! It is always a party when the pudding shots are present!
My favorite thing to serve at special occasions or parties with friends is pudding shots! They are easy to make and are always the hit of the party!
Aside from their simplicity, there are a million flavors and combinations to try! This Oreo version might be my new favorite! These sweet little concoctions are dessert in a glass!
What Are Pudding Shots?
Pudding shots are exactly what the name implies, pudding mixed with alcohol. This recipe contains both vodka and chocolate liqueur to double your fun.
These boozy treats start with an instant pudding mix mixed with cold milk, alcohol, and any other flavorings you want to create an amazing party fair!
While you can serve these in little bowls, they are most fun when served in shot glasses along with mini spoons!
This pudding shots recipe is small in size, but boy does it pack a punch. The base is thick and rich white chocolate pudding with a hint of chocolate liqueur.
What Do I Need To Make Pudding Shots?
- Instant white chocolate pudding (small box)
- Milk (very cold)
- Godiva white chocolate liqueur
- Whipped topping (Cool Whip)
- Crushed Oreos cookies
- Shot glasses
- Mini Oreos for garnish
How To Make Oreo Pudding Shots
STEP ONE – In a bowl, beat together pudding mix, milk, liqueur, and vodka until combined with an electric mixer until combined. Slowly fold in whipped topping.
STEP TWO -Fold in crushed Oreos and allow the pudding to set until thick.
STEP THREE – Place the pudding in separate zip-top baggies and snip one corner. Carefully pipe the chocolate pudding into 12 1.2 oz shot glasses. Top each glass with a mini Oreo. Refrigerate until ready to serve or at least one hour.
Why Didn’t My Pudding Shots Set?
One very important thing to mention about making pudding shots is your milk and your whipped topping MUST BE COLD! Otherwise, your instant pudding will not be set up to be thick enough.
You will have to beat your pudding and cold milk at high speed to get enough air into your pudding to have set properly. Refrigerate your pudding until you are ready to serve them up!
I promise your party will be more memorable with these Oreo pudding shots! They are fun, festive, and irresistible!
How Long Do Pudding Shots Last?
Pudding shots should keep in your refrigerator for 5-7 days and can be kept in the freezer for up to a month. Allow them to thaw in the fridge before serving.
Pudding Shot Recipe Tips:
- Instant Pudding is the best for pudding shots as it sets up quickly.
- Use very cold milk when making pudding shots and beat on high with a handheld mixer. The cold milk and all the air from whisking will work to set your pudding.
- Any type of alcohol will work in pudding shots, you can substitute brandy, vodka, flavored Irish cream, or whiskeys, tequilas, and bourbons in your shots.
- Flavored vodka would be delicious!
- Fold in the whipped cream, do not stir, or else your pudding will deflate.
- As far as what size cups to using for pudding shots, I used 1.02-ounce glasses I found on Amazon along with small plastic spoons. But you can use disposable plastic cups or any other cup you like!
Can Pudding Shots Be Made With Almond Milk?
Almond milk does not have the fat that cow’s milk has, so your pudding will not be set up properly. This will hold true for any milk alternative.
You can use a thickener with almond milk if you are working with old-fashioned pudding that needs to be cooked.
- 1 3.5 ounce box white chocolate pudding
- ¾ cup cold whole milk
- ¼ cup Godiva white chocolate liqueur
- ¼ cup vodka
- 4 crushed Oreos
- ½ container whipped topping
- 6 mini Oreos for garnish
- In a bowl, beat together pudding mix, milk, liqueur, and vodka until combined with an electric mixer until combined. Slowly fold in whipped topping.
- Fold in crushed Oreos and allow the pudding to set in the fridge until thick.
- Place the pudding in separate zip-top baggies and snip one corner. Carefully pipe the chocolate pudding into 6 (1.2 oz) shot glasses. Top each glass with a mini Oreo. Refrigerate until ready to serve or at least one hour.
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