This is an open ended shooter recipe that is just waiting for your creativity. You can use the gelatin flavor of your choice, change the color with a few drops of food coloring, layer flavors and colors, cut out shapes with cookie cutters or use various containers, pour the unset mix into molds, or try them with tequila, rum, or any other liquor. You really cannot go wrong with this recipe and your friends will love it. There are also more tips and recipes below that will get you started with new flavor ideas.
This recipe is for a single, 3 ounce box of gelatin, which is the most common size. It will make about 16 1-ounce shots and you can multiply the recipe to make more or to fit bigger cups.
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Total Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
3 oz Jell-O or other gelatin (any flavor)
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup (4 ounces) vodka (or other distilled spirit)
1/2 cup cold water
Chill the liquor and cold water mix in the refrigerator so they are a consistent temperature. Pour gelatin into a bowl. Add boiling water, stirring until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in chilled liquor and water mix and food coloring (optional). Pour into shot glasses, molds, or a baking pan for a sheet of Jell-O to cut up once set. Tip: The small, plastic shot cups are perfect because the drinker can just squeeze the shot out. Refrigerate until the liquid sets. (At least 2 hours, but overnight refrigeration is recommended) Serve cold. Next call SlackerTown and leave us a message at the end of your party! 321.600.1200