Pina Colada Jello Shots

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These Pina Colada Jello Shots are so delicious! If you like the usual pina colada drink (it’s my favorite!) then these are perfect for you. I love bringing these along on a trip to the lake or the beach!

Pina Colada Jello Shots

Pina Colada Jello Shots

Ingredients:

  • 12 (2 oz) plastic jello shot cups
  • 1 (3 oz) box JELL-O island pineapple gelatin
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup Malibu Rum – chilled
  • Optional – fresh pineapple wedge, for garnish
  • Optional – maraschino cherries, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Lay the 12 jello shot cups out on a cookie sheet and set aside.  
  2. Add the pineapple juice to a medium saucepan and heat under medium heat for 5 minutes.  Do not allow the juice to boil. Remove from heat.
  3. Open the pineapple gelatin box and pour the contents into a medium mixing bowl.  Pour the hot pineapple juice into the bowl with the powdered gelatin and whisk until dissolved.
  4. Add the cold Malibu rum and stir well.
  5. Pour the gelatin mixture into the jello shot cups, filling almost up to each rim and return the cups to the cookie sheet.
  6. Chill overnight or for at least 4 hours.  Once the gelatin has set, you can place lids on the cups.
  7. Optional: Before serving, add a fresh pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry to each cup.
  8. ENJOY!!

Pina Colada Jello Shots
3 from 2 votes

Pina Colada Jello Shots

These Pina Colada Jello Shots are so delicious! If you like the usual pina colada drink (it’s my favorite!) then these are perfect for you. 
Servings: 12 servings
Prep: 10 mins
Chill: 4 hrs
Total: 4 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3 oz box JELL-O island pineapple gelatin
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup Malibu Rum - chilled
  • Optional - fresh pineapple wedge for garnish
  • Optional - maraschino cherries for garnish

Instructions

  • Lay the 12 jello shot cups out on a cookie sheet and set aside.
  • Add the pineapple juice to a medium saucepan and heat under medium heat for 5 minutes.  Do not allow the juice to boil. Remove from heat.
  • Open the pineapple gelatin box and pour the contents into a medium mixing bowl.  Pour the hot pineapple juice into the bowl with the powdered gelatin and whisk until dissolved.
  • Add the cold Malibu rum and stir well.
  • Pour the gelatin mixture into the jello shot cups, filling almost up to each rim and return the cups to the cookie sheet.
  • Chill overnight or for at least 4 hours.  Once the gelatin has set, you can place lids on the cups.
  • Optional: Before serving, add a fresh pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry to each cup.
  • ENJOY!!

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    I thought they would be too sweet using the pineapple juice, but I was wrong. They were perfect. I threw in a little cranberry juice too (minus some pineapple) to make them taste like a Malibu Bay breeze They were a hit!

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