There’s something about a jello shot that just makes me happy. If you love a fun Jello shot cocktail, you will enjoy these Watermelon Jolly Rancher shots that taste just like the candy. These jello shots are perfect for serving at a summer party or event where you want to offer your guests something extra special.
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Watermelon Jolly Rancher Jello Shots
I love jello shots because they are a fun and easy way to enjoy a party or get together with friends. They are also great for making a quick and easy dessert. Plus, they’re perfect for when you don’t have much time to prepare something else.
The other great thing about jello shots is that you can prepare them in advance, even a whole day ahead. This makes them perfect for parties and large events when time is tight. Plus, they are easy to make and always a hit with everyone.
These Watermelon jello shots are inspired by the red Jolly Rancher candies that we all know and love. If you love the refreshing taste of watermelon, you will enjoy these shots.
Jolly Rancher Jello Shots Ingredients
This recipe makes 12 jello shots so it is perfect for a crowd. If you need to make more than that, just double or triple the recipe as needed.
The special ingredients in these shots are the actual Jolly Rancher candies (the gummy kind, not the hard kind) and Watermelon Jolly Rancher jello that you can find at grocery stores.
If you can’t find the Jolly Rancher Jello, you can use regular watermelon Jello in a pinch.
I made my Jello shots in plastic shot cups with lids but you can also make them in small plastic cups or bowls.
Do you have to use vodka in Jello Shots?
I normally use vodka in my Jello Shots because it has less of a flavor but you can use white rum if you prefer. Both work really well.
How To Make Watermelon Jolly Rancher Jello Shots
Add the water to a saucepan and heat over high heat until boiling.
Add the contents of the Jello package and stir for 2 minutes, until the gelatin is dissolved.
Add vodka and stir.
Pour into shot cups and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Top with a watermelon Jolly Rancher Gummy.
These delicious Jello shots are so easy to make and are perfect for a summer party. You can make them ahead and put them in the fridge for up to 24 hours before serving.
- 3 oz package of Watermelon Jolly Rancher Jello
- 1 Cup Water
- 1 Cup Plain Vodka
- 12 Jolly Rancher Gummies, watermelon flavor
- Add the water to a saucepan and heat over high heat until boiling.
- Add the contents of the Jello package and stir for 2 minutes, until the gelatin is dissolved.
- Add vodka and stir.
- Pour into shot cups and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
- You can use rum instead of vodka if you prefer
- You can make these vodka shots a day ahead and keep them in the fridge before serving.
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