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Jell-O Shot

Jello Shots
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Who says Jell-O Shots have to end after college? These tried-and-true party drinks are fun, easy to make and instant crowd-pleasers. Pro tip: Jell-O Shots are a blank canvas for creativity, so mix it up with different colors, flavors and shapes. Your friends will love them.


  • 3 ounces Jell-O or other flavored gelatin (any flavor will work, but do not use unflavored)
  • 8 ounces boiling water
  • 4 ounces vodka or white rum
  • 4 ounces cold water


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the Jell-O and boiling water until the Jell-O dissolves.

  2. Add the vodka or rum and cold water, and stir to combine.

  3. Pour 1 ounce of the mixture into each of 16 shot glasses (small plastic or paper cups will also work) and chill until solid.