Best Jello Shot Recipes | 15 Unique Recipe Ideas

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When jello shots come up in conversation, the references are sloppy half the time. Well, jello shots don’t have to bring up bad memories from the distant , or nearer, past. They can be celebratory and fun, perfect for outdoor occasions and can be the celestial addition to a dinner. Either way, we’ve compiled a list of the best jello shots out there for your consumption. Just take a look and try some out! These recipes take shots and jello to a whole new level!

1. Raspberry Lemonade Jello Shots

If you love double the flavor in one bite, then you’ll love our raspberry lemonade jello shots! A tart lemony coat on the bottom with sweet raspberry gel on top is an amazing combination with a bit of vodka. Try this combination yourself and see what two flavors in one jello shot can do for you. how-to-make-jello-shots how-to-make-jello-shots how-to-make-jello-shots (via DIY Ready, click here for full tutorial )

2. Vodka Sunrise in Orange Wedge

What’s more fun than slurpin’ up a chunk of fruity gelled alcohol from a fruit peel? I’m not quite sure, but this recipe for a vodka sunrise on an orange shell is to die for. I could not fathom a better way to use an orange peel, to be honest. It’s truly lovely how tasty citrus can be! Vodka Sunrise 1   Vodka Sunrise (via Kirtsy, clickhere for full tutorial)

3. Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters 

Is there anything cuter than a little stuffed strawberry? These strawberry margarita jello shooters are absolutely divine. The sweetness of the fruit helps you chase down the tequila inside the jello. What a perfect combination! Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters Strawberry-Maragarita-Jello-Shooter-Bakers-Royale1    
 (via Bakers Royale, click here for full tutorial)

4. Piña Colada Jello Shots

If you like piña colada or getting caught in the rain then sprinkle on some gelatin to your next piña colada mix and refrigerate! Not only do these shots taste extraordinarily good, they are so precious looking, too! Very cute for any outdoor event and almost any crowd. Piña Colada_1 Piña Colada (via That’s So Michelle, click here for full tutorial)
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5. German Chocolate Cake Shots

Cake infused vodka with butterscotch pudding and rum sounds like an definite godsend. This is precisely why you should try out the german chocolate cake shots. You will be the sweetest party go-er or giver with these babies by your side. German Chocolate Cake (via The Jello Mold Mistress, click here for full tutorial)

6. Blackberry Gin Sour Jello Shots

If you’re looking for a lustrous deep indigo dessert, the blackberry gin sour jello shots may be right for you. When sweet meets sour not much can go wrong, especially with an unexpected dash of gin! Blackberry Gin (via My Thirsty Spot, click here for full tutorial)

7. Watermelon Mint Jello Shot 

The saccharine nature of watermelon and fresh taste of mint combined in one with citrus infused vodka can be the perfect pick-me-up on a summer’s day. Maybe next time you buy a watermelon you can give this jello shot recipe a try. It’s a great way to recycle the shell and you can still have some sobering slices of it as well! Watermelon Mint   Watermelon Mint 1 Watermelon Mint    (via E is for Eat, click here for full tutorial)

8. Salted Caramel Jello Shots

According to clever food blogger Michelle, these jello shots are “Ev-er-y-thing. Sweet, salty, creamy …. and boozy.” I mean, have you looked at the pictures? These darling salty-sweet cubes are perfectly delightful! I just gotta say, what a nice way to eat dessert. Salted Caramel Jello 1 Salted Caramel Jello 2   (via That’s so Michelle, click here for full tutorial)

9. Caramel Apple Jello Shots

While these caramel apple jello shots make for a perfectly good party treat during the fall, there’s no reason why you can’t try this as the temperatures rise in the next coming months. Plus, you get a little apple in each shot. I know I will definitely try these out! Caramel Apple Jello (via Queen City Cocktails, click here for full tutorial)

10. Guinness and Baileys Jello Shots

It’s too bad St. Patrick’s Day is long gone from now, but that doesn’t mean you don’t get to celebrate with Irish alcohol! Some Baileys Irish Cream in its ivory glory along with the rich thickness of Guiness and Jameson’s floral, sweetness to top it off is just like heaven. Guinness Jello 2 Guinness Jello 3 Guinness Jello Shots   (via Brit + Co, click here for full tutorial)

11. Avocado Margarita Jello Shots 

This avocado Margarita Jello shot by the folks at Top of the Apple is inspired by Brooklyn’s The Meatball Shop, where they dish up loads of flavored cocktail shots. With a little bit of Tequila, gelatin and avocado, a margarita flavored concoction has come to fruition! Avocado Margarita   (via Top of the Apple, click here for full tutorial)

12. Mimosa Jelly Shots

With but a drop of orange flower water, a mimosa shot can go a long way. These mimosas are such adorable gelled up shots. They’re great for any celebration, whether it be wedding or Sunday oriented. Not to mention, their color is gorgeous! Mimosa Shots (viaJelly Shot Test Kitchen, click here for full tutorial)

13. Blood Orange Mimosa

If you’re fond of oranges and grapefruits, chances are you are ecstatic about blood oranges. More intense than the sweetness of oranges yet tangy like a raspberry, blood oranges are a special treat for citrus lovrers’ palettes. Because of their incredible flavors I’m totally in favor of mixing them up with a bit of champagne and Grand Marnier. Shouldn’t you be as well?blood orange 3Blood Orange MimosaBlood Orange Mimosa 1 (via e is for eat, click here for full tutorial)

14. Bloody Mary Jello Shots

Calling all spice lovers, olive fanatics or bloody mary aficionados: this is the jello shot for you! Equipped with a celery through the heart and all, this treat is t0-die-for. I, personally, can’t get enough bloody mary’s/ Thanks to  this recipe I can have my favorite drink in a different texture. Bloody Mary 2 (via My Man’s Belly, click here for full tutorial)

15. Lychee Martini Jello Shots

Lychee has become increasingly popular for the past few years so we undoubtedly had to include it in our list of favorite jello shots. A lychee’s consistency is smooth, floral and wonderfully sweet. It’s no wonder if pairs so well with vodka and peach schnapps. pha047000054 Lychee Martini 1 (via Show Me …, click here for full tutorial)   From rich, intense flavors to fresh, light taste, we’ve got jello shots for every occasion suitable all throughout the year. They are especially cute and fun for parties or a dessert after dinner with your family and friends (given everyone is of age, of course). So next time you’re going to a potluck, remember us and take another peek at this list as a refresher. Why not? We’ve got our favorite jello shots here waiting for you. There’s nothing to lose and everything to gain!

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