Punchbowl Party Planning


Halloween Jello Shots

Turn up the volume on traditional party cocktails and offer your guests Halloween jello shots. These slimy shooters are the perfect addition to any Halloween theme drink list because they can be tailored to fit the spirit of the holiday with different colors and creepy surprises.

If you want to find out how to make Halloween jello shots, simply follow the easy instructions below. These Halloween jello shot recipes fit with the Halloween theme and will be a hit at your monster bash.

Lime & Worm Halloween Jello Shooter
Creep your party guests out with this critter-filled Halloween jello shooter.


  • 3 oz. package of lime jello
  • 1 cup of  boiling water
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup of cold water
  • 1 bag of gummy worms
  • Plastic shot cups

To make start by adding the boiling water to the jello and stir until dissolved. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes). Stir in the vodka and cold water. Pour into cups, add gummy worms, and chill for about 4-5 hours.


Black & Orange Jello Shots
This jello shot for Halloween is perfect to serve at any spooky soiree.


  • 3 oz. package of orange jello
  • 3 oz. package of strawberry jello
  • Orange and black food coloring
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • Plastic shot cups

First make orange jello shots by combining 1 cup of boiling water to the jello. Stir to mix until the powder is completely dissolved. Repeat the same step with the strawberry jello mix in a separate bowl. Let cool to room temperature. Next, stir in a ½ cup of vodka and a ½ cup of cold water to each mixture. Add a few drops of orange food coloring to the orange jello and a few drops of black food coloring to the strawberry jello. This will enhance the color of each jello. Pour the mixture into small plastic shot cups and refrigerate for 4-5 hours. Be creative with your presentation and create a jello shot pumpkin display.


Pumpkin Jello Shooters
Nothing is more classic than pumpkins at Halloween, which is why this jello shot is always a delicious hit.


  • 1 envelope Knox gelatin
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • ¼ cup of cold water
  • 1/2 tablespoon cold heavy cream
  • Fresh whipped cream, for serving

Start by heating the gelatin mixture in a saucepan until the granules start to melt. When this happens, add in your pumpkin, sugar, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir the mixture to combine well until the sugar and pumpkin are melted. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperate (about 30 minutes). Next, add in the vodka, cold water, and heavy cream. Mix well until combined. Pour the mix into small plastic shot cups and refrigerate for 4-5 hours. When ready to serve, top the shots with a dollop of whipped cream.


Blood Tube Jello Shots
This is a unique way to serve Halloween jello shots so that they look gory and gross, yet taste delicious.


  • 3 oz. package of cherry jello
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup of cold water
  • 12 plastic test tubes

First mix the jello with the boiling water. Stir until it is completely dissolved and then let it cool to room temperature. When the mix is cool add the cold water and vodka. Then, stir to combine. Carefully pour the mix into each each test tube, filling them until they are about halfway full. Refrigerate the “blood-filled” tubes for about 4-5 hours before serving.

Enjoy these Halloween fun and tasty jello shots. Happy Halloween!

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