Super easy to make, spill-proof, and chilled to perfection, jello shots add an unexpected twist backyard BBQs, summer gatherings, pool parties, and more. The wiggling will have everyone giggling in no time, so eat and enjoy! Responsibly, of course!

Once you’ve mastered this basic formula for making jello shots, you’re good to go:

  • Boil water.
  • Pour one cup into a big glass measuring cup.
  • Add jello and stir until dissolved.
  • Stir in the alcohol.
  • Pour the mixture into 1-oz. plastic cups
  • Chill in the refrigerator until the jello has solidified.
  • Once solid, top the cups with lids


1. Sex on the beach jello shots

If it has the word beach in it, it’s a summer cocktail, as far as we’re concerned.

1/2 cup of boiling water 1/2 cup of boiling cranberry juice (pour both the boiling water and the boiling cranberry juice into a glass measuring cup) One 3-oz. box of orange jello 1/3 cup of vodka 1/3 cup of peach schnappsTipsy tip: Feel free to have fun mixing up the flavored ingredients here. For example, you might want to swap the peach schnapps for a berry liqueur and get your peachiness from peach-flavored vodka instead.

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