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 party 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 Jello 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!
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Pro Tip: When making your gelatin mixture, be sure to use hot water when mixing up your favorite flavor of Jello. Cold water cannot be added to your Jello mix until it has completely dissolved and is brought back to room temperature.
Jello Shot Recipes for Your Next Party
These easy-to-make Jello shot recipes are great options for a college party, summer barbecue, or as a fun substitute for your typical party drinks!
Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots from Happiness is Homemade: These strawberry margarita Jello shots are a fun twist on the classic party cocktail. Made with strawberry gelatin, boiling water, and tequila. Top it all off with lime slices or fresh fruit for an extra cute garnish. They’re perfect for backyard parties and pool parties!
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. Top each of your shot glasses with fun chunks of pineapples or cherries for a truly tropical presentation! Don’t they make you want to sit in a beach chair, listening to the waves?
Champagne Jello Shots from Sugar & Soul: These beautiful jello shots are made with champagne, ginger ale, lemon juice, sugar, and unflavored 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!
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 terrific gelatin shots. 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.
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.
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. A good idea for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!
With so many fun flavor combinations to choose from, which different flavors of Jello shots are you going to make for your next get-together?
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