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Sour Patch Jell-O Shots

  • Yield: 55-60 servings
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  • 5 c Boiling water, divided
  • 3.4 oz package Orange Jell-O
  • 3.4 oz package Strawberry Jell-O
  • 3.4 oz package Lime Jell-O
  • 3.4 oz package Berry blue Jell-O
  • 3.4 oz package Lemon Jell-O
  • 5 c Vodka, divided
  • Sour Patch Kids candy
  • Cool Whip, for topping
  • Red, orange, green, blue and yellow sanding sugars


  1. Place two identical Sour Patch kids of every color inside each shot glass.
  2. Pour 1 cup boiling water into a measuring cup and stir in strawberry Jell-O to dissolve. Whisk in 1 cup vodka. Pour into shot glasses with red Sour Patch Kids.
  3. Repeat with remaining boiling water, Jell-O and vodka.
  4. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
  5. Top with Cool Whip, a Sour Patch Kid and sanding sugar before serving.


Recipe adapted from