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Jello shots for the holidays with cranberry
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Cranberry Jello Shots

These cranberry jello shots are perfect for the holidays! Made with cranberry jello and cranberry juice, they have a festive flavor and the perfect jello shot texture. To make them even more elegant, serve in small shot glasses with a mini gold spoon. It makes for a classier way to enjoy a jello shot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Shots
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $10


  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/4 ounce gelatin 1 packet
  • 3 ounces cranberry Jello
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • sugared cranberries optional
  • orange zest optional


  • In a saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil. 
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add vodka and sprinkle gelatin over the vodka. Let it sit for 1 minute.
    gelatin over vodka
  • Add the cranberry jello over the top and pour in the boiling water.
    cranberry Jello pouring into gelatin
  • Stir until the jello completely dissolves. 
  • Add in the cranberry juice and stir.
  • Pour the mixture into a liquid measuring cup with a spout and then into small shot glasses.
    pouring Jello into shot glasses
  • Place the shot glasses in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes or until the shots are firm.
    jello shots
  • Add sugared berries and orange zest over the top. 
    Cranberry Jello Shots


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg