If you are having friends over for the 4th of July, try this recipe for ‘Star Spangled Jello Shots’. It’s fun to make both red and blue ones but keep in mind that you need adequate space in the fridge to chill them!

star spangled jello shooters

Star Spangled Jello Shots

This recipe for Jello Shots includes alcohol so it is not appropriate for minors. And remember, squeeze the whole cupful into your mouth — spoons are not allowed. heh!

Star Spangled Jello Shots

4 c Package Jello –cherry, strawberry OR blue raspberry
2 c Boiling water
2 c Liquor –everyone usually uses plain Vodka, but you can also use UV Blue or UV Cherry. They add a little extra flavor and color.

Dissolve the Jello in the boiling water and let it cool. Add the liquor and pour about 1/8 to 1/4 cup into little paper cups (little plastic, throwaway shot glasses work as well.

Chill until completely firm! This usually takes a few hours.