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Candy Cane Jello Shots
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Candy Cane Jello Shots

This fun Candy Cane Jello Shots are a fun adults only recipe made with Vanilla Vodka, Peppermint Schnapps and of course, crushed candy canes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Setting Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cocktails, dessert shots
Servings: 16 shots
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Jill


  • 3 tbsp Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 cup peppermint schnapps
  • 1 cup Vanilla vodka
  • 2 packets Gelatin
  • 1 packet Cherry Jello
  • Whipped Cream
  • Crushed candy canes


Cherry Jello:

  • Boil your boxed jello with one cup of water.
  • Stir to combine.
  • When the Jello is dissolved pour in a cup of "cold" vanilla vodka.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Set to the side at room temp.

White Layer:

  • Pour 1 cup water and 3 tablespoon condensed milk into a sauce pan.
  • Add 2 packets of Knox gelatin on top and let it sit for a few minutes.
  • Turn on the stove to medium to high heat.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add about 3 tablespoons of sugar to the mixture.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add 1 cup cold peppermint schnapps.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Set to the side at room temp.
  • Add 1 tbsp. of red jello to your shot glasses and place them at a titled angle in a muffin pan.
  • Wait for the jello to harden (about 30-45 mins).
  • Add 1 tsp. of white jello on top of the red jello
  • Wait for the jello to harden (about 20-35 mins).
  • Repeat 2x
  • Fill your glass with the remaining red jello and let it harden.
  • Top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 14mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg