Easy Layered Halloween Jello Shots
Looking for a fun and easy way to celebrate Halloween? These layered Halloween jello shots are perfect for any party! With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a festive drink that your friends will love. Plus, they're easy to make – just follow these simple steps. So get ready to have some spook-tacular fun!
Are you ready for Halloween? Have the best time at your next Halloween party with these Layered Halloween Jello Shots.
This fun recipe is full of sweet, colorful, and flavorful sugar drops that your guests are sure to love.
Simply mix together the colorful sugar decorations and grab a bottle of liquor to make these jello shots harder than ever before!
Raise the fun level of your party with these refreshing Layered Halloween Jello Shots.
Everyone will surely enjoy this fun, easy-to-make drink!
This fun drink can level up your party with your family and guests. Light and refreshing, these jello shots are easy to make.
Why You’ll Love These Layered Halloween Jello Shots
- M & M Halloween Jello Shots are a boozy take on usual cocktail drinks.
- The ingredients are easy to find, and they’re also easy to make.
- The recipe is also easy to follow so that you can enjoy this delicious cocktail night in and night out.
These M&M Halloween Jello Shots are incredibly simple to prepare and look so lovely!
These are perfect for a Halloween party and are a spicier variation of these easy Jello Shots that everyone will like.
When the eyes and ears are attached, they appear to have their own personality and are terrific conversation starters. Make a note of them in your favorites!
The full ingredient list and directions are found below in the printable recipe card.
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Equipment Needed to Make Layered Halloween Jello Shots
- Shot Glasses / Plastic Mini Shot Glasses
Ingredients For Your M & M Halloween Jello Shots
- Vanilla Vodka
- Orange and Black Food Coloring Gel
- Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Cookies and Cream M & M's
- Halloween Sprinkles
- Reddi – Whip Whipped Cream
How To Make Jello Shots
Step 1: Prep the Gelatin
In a medium-sized bowl, add the water, sprinkle the gelatin on the top, and allow it to bloom, following the directions on the package.
Stir well to blend.
Add the vodka, and stir again.
Divide the gelatin into three smaller bowls.
In one bowl, add the orange food coloring gel.
In one of the other bowls, add the sweetened condensed milk.
In the last bowl, add the black food coloring gel.
Step 2: Assemble, Refrigerate, and Repeat
Fill the shot glasses 1/3 full with the black gelatin, and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour until the gelatin has set up.
After the gelatin has been set, remove it from the refrigerator, and add the white layer, filling another 1/3 of the shot glass, making it 2/3 full.
Place the shot glasses back in the refrigerator for 1 hour to let the white layer set.
Remove the shot glasses when the white layer is set, fill the rest of the way with the orange layer, and place back in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
When ready to serve, add whipped cream to the top of the glasses, and sprinkle Halloween sprinkles and M & M's on the top to decorate.
Serve, and enjoy!
This makes 12 to 14 Jello shots.
What to Serve with Your Layered Halloween Jello Shots
These Layered Halloween Jello Shots are ideal for serving with practically any entrée or snack.
It goes well with just about anything, from steak to chicken to mac & cheese to any other comfort dish you can think of.
Even with your favorite finger foods, this will complement them perfectly.
This recipe for M & M Halloween Jello Shots is a simple recipe, and it’s easy to make.
These M & M Jello Shots can double as yummy desserts.
These shots are ideal for cocktail or summer parties because they are a traditional spin-off of a boozy dessert.
There are numerous flavors of flavored alcohol or liquor that can be used in the recipe.
Popular Substitutions & Additions
In making these Layered Halloween Jello Shots, you can adjust the alcohol content in the mixture by incorporating more alcohol.
And for the toppings, there are various garnishes you might want to try as well.
If you are throwing a family gathering, these can easily be made non-alcoholic and served as a party dessert.
Here's how to do it: first, make the pudding as directed on the container, using only water and no alcohol.
Then, while mixing, add a few drops of peppermint extract. After that, pour into small plastic cups and set aside.
Top it with garnishes.
How Store M & M Halloween Jello Shots
Best Way To Store Layered Halloween Jello Shots Leftover
After making the M & M Jello Shots, make sure to refrigerate them for 30 minutes, making sure they are chilled and firm before serving.
In case of leftovers, they can be put back in the fridge for the next serving.
How Long Will Halloween Jello Shots Last In the Fridge?
You can freeze these Layered Halloween Jello Shots for up to a month in the fridge; just let it thaw before serving.
Can I Freeze M & M Jello Shots
These M & M Jello Shots can be kept in the freezer for a month, while the alcohol content in the mixture will prevent it from freezing solid.
Just make sure to let it sit and thaw before serving it again.
Is vodka the ideal liquor to use with jello shots?
Yes, however, aside from vodka, you may also use rum, and both are excellent choices, but other spirits like gin, whiskey, tequila, and brandy are also acceptable.
Because vodka is the most neutral alcohol, it will enable the mixture to shine, whereas other spirits will infuse the finished product with more of their character.
Is it possible to preserve and store M & M Jello Shots?
Yes, chill the M & M Jello Shots for approximately half an hour before serving, but if you want to keep them longer, cover the tops with plastic wrap or store them in a tightly sealed container and keep them refrigerated until ready to serve.
Is it possible to prepare them ahead of time?
Yes, you can make any of this Jello shot recipe up to a week ahead of time, as they are as easy to prepare on the day of serving as they are to make on the day of serving.
Once you have made them, store them in the fridge.
Can I make a non-alcoholic version of this?
Yes, especially if you are throwing a family gathering where kids can be around. These can easily be made non-alcoholic and served as a party dessert.
Start off by making the pudding using only water and no alcohol.
Then, while mixing the liquid gelatin, you may add a few drops of peppermint extract.
Can I pour the mixture into the glass immediately?
No, you should allow the mixture infused with alcohol to set and cool down before pouring it into the glasses.
Immediately doing so might break or crack the glass, or in the case of a plastic shot glass, they may tend to melt upon immediately pouring the mixture.
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After that, kindly pour them into small plastic cups and set them aside. Then top it with garnishes.
Are you all set for Halloween? M & M Halloween Jello Shots are the ideal Halloween treat.
They're bound to be a hit this Halloween!
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These M & M Jello Shots are not only pretty to look at, but they're also really good!
It's like being a kid again, eating M & M's at a party, only these are paired with a little kick and are a perfect addition for an evening on the Patio, with friends and family, or a Holiday party.
No matter when or where you decide to serve these, they're sure to become a favorite.
Keep this one handy!
Layered Halloween Jello Shots
Layered Halloween Jello Shots
- 3 Packages of Gelatin
- 3 cups of Water
- 1 cup of Vanilla Vodka
- Orange and Black Food Coloring Gel
- 1 Tablespoon of Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 package of the Cookies and Cream M & M's – See link
- Halloween Sprinkles
- Redi – Whip Whipped Cream
- In a medium sized bowl, add the water, and sprinkle the Gelatin on the top, and allow it to bloom, following the directions on the package.
- Stir well to blend.
- Add the Vodka, and stir again.
- Divide the Gelatin into three smaller bowls.
- In one bowl, add the Orange Food Coloring Gel.
- In one of the other bowls, add the Sweetened Condensed Milk, and in the last bowl, add the Black Food Coloring Gel.
- Fill the shot glasses 1/3 full with the Black Gelatin, and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour, until the Gelatin has set up.
- After the Gelatin has set, remove from the Refrigerator, and add the White layer, filling another 1/3 of the shot glass, making it 2/3 full.
- Place the shot glasses back in the Refrigerator for 1 hour to let the White Layer set.
- Remove the shot glasses when the White layer is set, and fill the rest of the way with the Orange layer, and place back in the Refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
- When ready to serve, add Whipped Cream to the top of the Glasses, and sprinkle Halloween Sprinkles, and M & M's on the top to decorate.
- Serve, and Enjoy!
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We made this & they taste awesome and are so festive!
It’s an easy recipe to change ingredients.
We couldn’t find unflavored gelatin so we left that out & the condensed milk, used purple food coloring (what we had) to color red jello. Still super cute and yum!