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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
Servings: 12 servings

Pina Colada Jello Shots

Prep Time:
10 mins
Chill:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
 
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. 

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

  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!!
Nutrition Facts
Pina Colada Jello Shots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 34mg1%
Potassium 26mg1%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 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!