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25 Best Christmas Jello Shots (+ Easy Recipes)

If you’re looking for an easy way to ramp up your holiday parties, look no further. These Christmas Jello shots are sure to do the trick!

Cocktails and Christmas kinda go hand in hand.

Take it to the next level with fun and interesting shots this year!

Boozy Cranberry Jello Shots

This list has everything from fruity and light to creamy and rich. You’ll love each one. 

Leave the cookies at home and bring Jello shots instead. Your guests will thank you for the fun surprise. 

I promise, most of these Christmas shots are on the nice list. 

1. Champagne Jello Shots 

Jello shots have never been this fancy.

These fun little treats are festive and perfect for Christmas and New Year celebrations. 

Along with Champagne, lemon juice and ginger ale add lots of flavor.

The star-shaped sprinkles make these shots beautiful and unforgettable. 

These champagne Jello shots are easy to make and will instantly shine at any party.

2. Grinch Jello Shots 

Grinch Jello shots are just what you need to add some cheer.

Lime green vodka Jello shots get topped with fluffy whipped cream.

They look just like the Grinch himself and they’re just as sour-tasting. 

Keep these away from the kids. However, if they won’t resist, leave out the vodka for a non-alcoholic Jello shot. 

3. Santa Hat Jello Shots

Santa hat Jello shots are the best treat for Christmas parties. 

Bright red strawberry jello can be mixed with your choice of liquor. I like tequila or vodka. 

Top them with whipped cream and a strawberry Santa hat.

The fruity flavors and spiked Jello make for a fun party addition. 

4. Christmas Cookie Jello Shots

Christmas cookies are a holiday classic. These cookie-inspired Jello shots are the ideal dessert cocktail

They’re creamy and sweet. With butterscotch liqueur, Bailey’s Irish cream, and Contreiu, you’ll go crazy for the flavor. 

Forget the cookies, you’ll make these adults-only treats for every winter party. 

5. Christmas Vacation Jello Shots

These Christmas Vacation Jello shots are delicious. Clark Griswold himself would be proud of these “cat treat” covered Jello molds

Combine lime Jello with whipped cream vodka for a sweet and sour-flavored treat. It’s so tasty and fun.

Add Lucky Charms cereal for a little bit of crunch. 

I promise these taste better than the Jello in the movie. 

6. Jack Frost Jello Shots

Jack Frost Jello shots are gorgeously colored and perfectly flavored. 

Blue Curacao, pineapple rum cream, and vodka combine to make these shots incredibly delicious.

You’ll be in a winter wonderland after just one of these boozy shots. 

Red and green aren’t the only holiday colors to get all the attention anymore.

Chill out with Jack Frost and taste a few of these beautiful Jello shots. 

7. Eggnog Jello Shots

Eggnog is the drink of the season. Why not turn it into an über fun Jello shot?

These creamy, spiced, rum-spiked jello shots are irresistible.

They’re the ultimate holiday party shot and you’ll crave them all year long. 

I also think these are perfect for the eggnog skeptic. Everybody will love these sweet treats!

8. Candy Cane Jello Shots

Beautiful candy cane Jello shots are so fun and festive. 

Cherry Jello alternates with a sweetened condensed milk and Jello mixture.

The results are candy cane stripes with tons of flavor and a splash of booze. 

They’re easier to make than you think, and your friends and family will adore them. These will be your go-to. 

9. Peppermint Mocha Jello Shots

The best holiday latte is now an adults-only Jello delight. 

It’s chocolatey, creamy, and minty.

Coffee vodka, chocolate liqueur, and peppermint schnapps combine with coffee to make one delicious dessert. 

You can make these softer than normal Jello shots to eat them with a spoon.

If you love peppermint mocha lattes, you’ll be obsessed with these. 

10. Cranberry Jello Shots

Cranberry Jello shots are a festive and fun version of your usual cranberry vodka. 

These will instantly make any holiday party more fun. The bright cranberry flavor is sure to put a smile on any Scrooge’s face. 

Top these jiggly shots with sugared cranberries for a touch of Christmas magic. 

11. Pumpkin Jello Shots

Pumpkin Jello shots are like pie in a shot glass. These are seriously delicious. 

Made with pumpkin puree, heavy cream, whipped vodka, and pumpkin pie spice, they’re incredible.

These little shots of creamy heaven will be made on repeat from Halloween to Christmas.

With this Jello shot, you can have pie and cocktails in one. Yes, please!

12. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Jello Shots

Okay, these are probably the most awesome Jello shots you’ve ever seen.

Fill hollowed-out strawberry halves with rosé strawberry jello. That’s not all folks. Proceed to dip them in chocolate.

These are incredibly cool, utterly romantic, and unbelievably delicious.

It’s like a true Christmas miracle.

Your sweetheart will ask for round two when Valentine’s Day rolls around. 

13. Fireball Jello Shots

These brightly colored shots may look innocent, but they’re definitely on the naughty list. 

You’ll be obsessed with these cherry and Fireball-flavored Jello shots.

Top them with creamy whipped cream for some balance and a hint of sweetness. 

Add red hots for extra heat and they’ll be a hit. 

14. Sangria Jello Shots

Sangria is always a lovely punch-style cocktail at holiday parties.

Turn it into a Jello shot, and the party will go way past old Saint Nick’s bedtime. 

Sweet fruit suspended in juicy wine-flavored Jello hits the spot.

I love this unique take on a jello shot and everybody will be obsessed. 

Plus, they’re loaded with fruit, so they’re just like dessert! 

15. Mimosa Jello Shots

Christmas brunch will never be the same again.

Orange jello, Champagne, and whipped cream make one fantastic jello shot.

It’s your favorite mid-day cocktail in one fun little treat. 

No matter what time of day you enjoy these, I promise you’ll love them. 

16. Appletini Jello Shots

Appletini Jello shots are going to be your new favorite. These sweet and sour cocktails are perfect for Christmas. 

With apple Jolly Rancher Jello, apple schnapps, and apple juice, the flavor can’t be beat.

You can even turn these into Grinch shots with a strawberry Santa hat. 

I guarantee these will disappear quickly at any party. 

17. Margarita Jello Shots

If margaritas are your go-to cocktail, these Jello shots will be your new obsession. 

These jello shots only require a few simple ingredients. Grab some tequila, margarita mix, and your choice of flavored Jello.

You’ll make these all year, trust me. 

When Christmas falls on Taco Tuesday, it’s a match made in holiday heaven. 

18. Cherry Bomb Jello Shots

Cherry bomb Jello shots are packed with cherry flavor and will keep the party alive. 

With cherry Jello, cherry liqueur, and whipped cream vodka, these shots are unmatched. They’re fruity and boozy.

These might be how Santa gets such rosy cheeks. 

Be sure to keep these far away from the kids. 

19. Butterbeer Jello Shots

The first Harry Potter movie has become an honorary Christmas movie for an entire generation.

That makes these butterbeer Jello shots absolutely perfect for holiday celebrations. 

Even if you don’t know anything about witches or wizards, you’ll be spellbound by these. The flavor is buttery, creamy, sweet, and delightful. 

Butterbeer Jello shots are a must-have during the whole holiday season. 

20. Baileys Irish Cream Jello Shots

Bailey’s Irish cream Jello shots are a heavenly twist on a party classic. 

These beautiful layered shots cannot be overlooked.

A layer of espresso and a thick layer of Bailey’s Jello combine to make one tasty treat.

You’ll head back to grab more of these before you’re done with the first. Trust me, they’re dangerous. 

21. Caramel Apple Jello Shots

Caramel and apple are one dynamic duo. 

With this shot, buttery caramel vodka and caramel sauce meet sour apple liqueur and apple gelatin.

It will instantly bring back your favorite childhood memories. But these are definitely not kid-friendly. 

These sweet and sour shots will be on your wish list every year. 

22. Snowball M&M Jello Shots

Snowball M&M Jello shots are pretty, delicious, and perfect for any winter festivities. 

These layered Jello shots have a crunchy candy topping that makes them so fun!

Vanilla vodka and sweetened condensed milk make these shots sweet and creamy. 

Have fun and experiment with colors! You can even try using blueberry or Jolly Rancher Jello.

23. Rudolph Red Nose Jello Shots

Don’t leave these Rudolph Jello shots out of your reindeer games this year.

These cherry-licious shots will have you partying until the New Year. 

With cherry Jello, whiskey, Amaretto, and cream soda, you can be sure these taste incredible. 

Plus, the bright red cherry will shine on any dessert table or cocktail bar. 

24. Hot Chocolate Jello Shots

It’s Christmas, so of course, we have to have hot cocoa. These Jello shots are creamy and indulgent with a 21+ kick!

Chocolate liqueur and whipped cream vodka make these super indulgent.

The addition of evaporated milk makes them extra creamy. 

Add even more whipped cream on top for a pudding-like shot. You’ll be happy to cozy up with this treat. 

25. Apple Cider Jello Shots

Apple cider is a celebratory drink that is loved by all.

Although these Jello recipes are for adults only, they’re sure to be popular. 

Fruity apple cider with spicy Fireball is the perfect combination.

As soon as you feel the first chill of fall, you’ll crave these Jello shots. 

Top them with creamy whipped topping and a dusting of cinnamon for the ultimate treat.

25 Best Christmas Jello Shots (+ Easy Recipes)

Liven up your party with these fun Christmas Jello shots! From Grinch to Santa hat to Christmas cookie, each festive shot is tastier than the last.


  • Champagne Jello Shots

  • Grinch Jello Shots

  • Santa Hat Jello Shots

  • Christmas Cookie Jello Shots

  • Christmas Vacation Jello Shots

  • Jack Frost Jello Shots

  • Eggnog Jello Shots

  • Candy Cane Jello Shots

  • Peppermint Mocha Jello Shots

  • Cranberry Jello Shots

  • Pumpkin Jello Shots

  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Jello Shots

  • Fireball Jello Shots

  • Sangria Jello Shots

  • Mimosa Jello Shots

  • Appletini Jello Shots

  • Margarita Jello Shots

  • Cherry Bomb Jello Shots

  • Butterbeer Jello Shots

  • Baileys Irish Cream Jello Shots

  • Caramel Apple Jello Shots

  • Snowball M&M Jello Shots

  • Rudolph Red Nose Jello Shots

  • Hot Chocolate Jello Shots

  • Apple Cider Jello Shots


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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