20+ Jello Shot Recipes for Any Occasion

Oh yes, you read that right. Today, we are sharing a BIG roundup of all our best jello shot recipes. Why are we so passionate about jello shots? They’re fun! It’s basically the ultimate adult-crafting project that ends in a little cocktail. Ha. Plus, sometimes you just need something lighthearted for a summer get-together, holiday party, or bachelorette weekend.

I’m going to share a few categories of jello shots recipes below. But before that I wanted to point out this vegan jello shot recipe. Most of the the recipes below are not vegan, but you can use this basic vegan jello shot recipe to customize them if you need to.

We have quite a few classic citrus jello shots, including two that can be made in the fruit rind for a fun presentation. Click below for the flavor you prefer:

Lemon drop jello shots
Mojito jello shots
Pink lemonade jello shots
Watermelon slice jello shots
Orange creamsicle jello shots

Next up are a bunch of our most fun (and sometimes surprising) novelty jello shots. These are great for any occasion and make a great adult dessert, too.

Oreo jello shots
Key lime pie jello shots
Chocolate covered strawberry jello shots
Deviled egg jello shots (our most controversial! Ha)
Pineapple upside down cake jello shots
Ring pop jello shots

We also have quite a few jello shot recipes that are based off of classic cocktails. These are great for any party.

Moscow mule jello shots
Rosé jello shots
Strawberry margarita jello shots
Mojito jello shots

Let’s talk about holiday-themed jello shots real quick. Of course, we have to start with Halloween because it’s the best holiday of the year (I said it—go ahead and come at me!).

Candy corn jello shots
Spooky eyeball jello shots

But, do we have jello shot recipes for Christmas and the holiday season? Oh, yes we do.

Cranberry jello shots
Gingerbread people jello shots
Eggnog jello shots

We even have Peeps jello shots for Easter.

And for birthdays, we recommend making these birthday cake jello shots. Candles optional. Cheers! xo. Emma & the A Beautiful Mess team