These 25+ of the BEST Jello Shot Recipes are anything but basic! These yummy Jello shot recipes based off of your favorite cocktails are perfect for your next party!
Do you love entertaining? It can be a lot of fun, but unfortunately, many times the hostess can find herself playing bartender all night instead of mingling with and enjoying her guests. Well, that’s a thing of the past when you start making jello shots instead of your typical boozy drinks!
Seriously, these jello shot recipes save the day when it comes to hosting parties! You can prep them the night before so that you’re not left mixing drinks right as your guests arrive. They’re also extremely portable, so whether you’re hosting or taking them to someone else’s party, they’re a great choice.
This list of jello shot recipes contains SO many fun flavors for you to try! You’ll find options that are perfect for summer parties by the pool or cozy get-togethers with friends in the fall or winter. There’s something for everyone and for all occasions!
You’ll be the party VIP when serving up these yummy jello shots!
Jello Shot Recipes for Your Next Party
Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots from Happiness is Homemade: These strawberry margarita jello shots are a fun twist on the classic cocktail. They’re perfect for backyard parties and pool parties!
Mojito Jello Shot Recipe from Happiness is Homemade: These little jello shots pack all the flavor of the classic Mojito cocktail—lime, mint, and white rum—into a little portable cup that’s perfect for summertime parties.
Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots from Happiness is Homemade: You’ll love the bright flavors in this jello shot recipe. Made with orange juice, maraschino cherry juice, and tequila, they’ll be a smash at your barbecues this summer.
Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots from Home Cooking Memories: Made with Blue Curaçao liquor, Malibu Rum, and lots of tropical flavors, these gorgeous blue shots are perfect for summertime. Don’t they make you want to sit in a beach chair, listening to the waves?
Strawberry Lemonade Jello Shots from Crayons and Cravings: These tasty shots are made with lemonade, fresh strawberries, fresh lemons, and vodka. They’re served in lemon wedges to make them portable and fun.
Baileys Jello Shots from Aspiring Winos: This is like a boozy dessert! They’re perfect for Christmas, New Year’s, or St. Patrick’s Day party. Really, they’re terrific any time of year when you’d enjoy your typical Baileys beverage.
Champagne Jello Shots from Sugar & Soul: These beautiful jello shots are made with champagne, ginger ale, lemon juice, sugar, and gelatin. They’re a great choice for a New Year’s Eve party or even a bachelorette party. The edible gold stars add a pretty, sparkly touch!
Mermaid Jello Shots from Kimspired DIY: These gorgeous mermaid jello shots are made with grape jello, grape pucker schnapps, vodka and champagne. What a pretty option for a pool party!
Rum and Cherry Coke Jello Shots from Happy Go Lucky: What’s more refreshing than a rum and Coke? Why, these jello shots, of course! With only four ingredients, they’re easy to make for a crowd.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Jello Shots from Cooking with Janica: Fall just got a lot more fun! Everyone’s favorite fall drink—the pumpkin spice latte—makes a terrific jello shot. If you can’t find caramel flavored coffee, use a pumpkin spice flavored coffee instead and cut back on the pumpkin pie spice. Yum!
Red, White, and Blue Jello Shots from Couple in the Kitchen: Feeling patriotic? Make these jello shots for the 4th of July or Labor Day weekend. You can use any clear liquor, but this recipe, in particular, is made with coconut rum, which is quite tasty when paired with berry blue jello and cherry jello.
Cherry Vodka Jello Shots from Home Cooking Memories: These bright red jello shots made with sweet maraschino cherries, cherry vodka, and cherry gelatin pack lots of cherry flavor into every shot. This would be a perfect drink for Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day party!
Creepy Clown Jello Shots from This Worthey Life: If you’re looking for a jello shot recipe for Halloween, this is it. Those clown cocktail sticks really are creepy! This tutorial provides recipes for Tequila Lemon, Mango Cherry, and Blue Strawberry jello shots.
Creamsicle Jello Shots from Centsless Deals: Enjoy an adult version of this favorite childhood treat. These sweet citrus jello shots will be a new favorite for summer.
Watermelon Jello Shots from Amanda’s Cookin’: These watermelon jello shots will have you craving all things watermelon all summer long. Serve them in watermelon wedges or lime wedges.
Mardi Gras Jello Shots from Mooshu Jenne: Using clear jello and food coloring allows you to create the classic Mardi Gras colors: gold purple and green. The layers are flavored with coconut rum, silver rum, and cinnamon-infused rum to taste kind of like a king cake with a coconut twist.
Keto Rummy Bears Jello Shots from Aspiring Winos: You don’t have to break your keto diet to join in the jello shot fun at any party. These “rummy” bear shots are made with sugar-free gummy bears, sugar-free jello, and alcohol of your choosing.
Long Island Iced Tea Jello Shots from Champagne & Coconuts: Get ready for football and tailgating season! These Long Island iced tea jello shots pack well in a cooler and taste just as good as the classic drink. They’re strong, though, so be careful that you don’t have too many!
Caramel Apple Jello Shots from Wisconsin Mommy: Another excellent option for fall, these caramel apple jello shots make a great addition to any get-together. The salted caramel vodka and sweet caramel topping pair perfectly with the tartness of the Sour Apple Pucker and green apple vodka.
Squirm Jello Shots from Boulder Locavore: Another great Halloween option is this recipe for squirm jello shots, which contain gummy worms in a dark purple (grape) jello shot.
Irish Jello Shots from The Classy Chapter: These orange, green, and white jello shots are the color of the Irish flag! It’s the perfect recipe for St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s easier than you think to create this pretty layered look.
Grinch Jello Shots from The Soccer Mom Blog: Look no further for the perfect Christmas party jello shot. This is it! These are a fun variation on the usual holiday drink, and you definitely won’t feel like a Grinch after you’ve had one or two of these.
Sour Patch Jello Shots from Kimspired DIY: Grape jello, grape vodka, and sparkling grape juice make up the ingredients for this yummy shot recipe—plus some sour patch candies, of course.
Amaretto Sour Jello Shots from Lipgloss and Crayons: If you like the Amaretto Sour drink, you’re going to love the jello shot version.
Tequila Lime Jello Shots from Glue Sticks & Gumdrops: You can’t get any simpler than this 2-ingredient lime jello shot recipe. You can use any clear alcohol if tequila isn’t your favorite.
Which jello shots are you going to make for your next get-together?
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Pin this list of Jello shot recipes for your next party, holiday, or get together! They’re SO much fun!
- Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots from Happiness is Homemade
- Mojito Jello Shot Recipe from Happiness is Homemade
- Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots from Happiness is Homemade
- Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots from Home Cooking Memories
- Strawberry Lemonade Jello Shots from Crayons and Cravings
- Baileys Jello Shots from Aspiring Winos
- Champagne Jello Shots from Sugar & Soul
- Mermaid Jello Shots from Kimspired DIY
- Rum and Cherry Coke Jello Shots from Happy Go Lucky
- Pumpkin Spice Latte Jello Shots from Cooking with Janica
- Red, White, and Blue Jello Shots from Couple in the Kitchen
- Cherry Vodka Jello Shots from Home Cooking Memories
- Creepy Clown Jello Shots from This Worthey Life
- Creamsicle Jello Shots from Centsless Deals
- Watermelon Jello Shots from Amanda’s Cookin’
- Mardi Gras Jello Shots from Mooshu Jenne
- Keto Rummy Bears Jello Shots from Aspiring Winos
- Long Island Iced Tea Jello Shots from Champagne & Coconuts
- Caramel Apple Jello Shots from Wisconsin Mommy
- Squirm Jello Shots from Boulder Locavore
- Irish Jello Shots from The Classy Chapter
- Grinch Jello Shots from The Soccer Mom Blog
- Sour Patch Jello Shots from Kimspired DIY
- Amaretto Sour Jello Shots from Lipgloss and Crayons
- Tequila Lime Jello Shots from Glue Sticks & Gumdrops