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Jello Shots

Does anything scream party more than Jello Shots? Not in my world! Made with vodka and any flavor of jello you love best. Using just 3 ingredients, this recipe couldn't get any easier. Whisk it, set it, and, after a few of these buzz-worthy treats, forget it.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chill time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jello shots
Servings: 12
Calories: 50kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 ounce jello any flavor, 1 package
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ½ cup cold water

Instructions

  • Dissolve: Whisk the the jello crystals with the boiling water in a medium size bowl or a large measuring cup until all the crystals have completely dissolved.
  • Set: Add the vodka and cold water. Whisk well to combine. Pour the mixture into recyclable plastic shot glasses. Let the shots set, in the fridge, for 2-3 hours before serving.

Notes

  1. A jello shot container will yield 12 shots if the cups are filled to the top, or if you fill them half way you can get about 20 shots per jello box. 
  2. Nutritional information assumes 12 shots per jello box.
  3. You can make these shots 7-10 days ahead of time.
  4. Other flavors to try:
    1. Strawberry jello + 3 oz lemon vodka + 1 oz triple sec
    2. Strawberry jello + 2 oz vodka + 2 oz peach schnapps
    3. Berry blue jello + 3 oz coconut rum + 1 oz curacao
    4. Cranberry jello + 3 oz vodka + 1 oz triple sec
    5. Cherry jello + 3 oz lemon vodka + 1 oz triple sec
    6. Lime jello + 2 1/2 oz tequila + 1 1/2 oz triple sec
    7. Lime jello + 4 oz watermelon vodka
    8. Orange jello + 3 oz tequila + 1 oz triple sec
    9. Orange jello + 2 oz vodka + 2 oz peach schnapps

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 35mg | Sugar: 6g