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Sweet Tea Jello Shots

Sweet Tea Jello Shots is the southern belle of shots! This sweet tea shot recipe is a simple and tasty way to enjoy sweet tea this summer. The lovely yellow color is similar to honey with a sweet flavor that ties it together.
Prep Time20 mins
Chill3 hrs
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Tea Jello Shots
Servings: 6 shots
Author: Jill


  • 6 Mini Mason Jar shot glasses - See Link


  • 1/2 cup Whiskey
  • 3 Tea Bags
  • 4 cups Boiling Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Envelopes Gelatin Unflavored


  • Boil the water, pour the boiling water into a pitcher, add the Tea Bags, and Sugar, and stir well. Let Tea steep for 20 minutes, and remove Tea Bags from Water.   Sprinkle the Gelatin over the Tea, and let the gelatin bloom for 15 minutes, until completely dissolved.  Stir well, and add Whiskey.  Stir to combine so that Tea and Gelatin are well mixed.
  • Place the Mini Mason Shot Glasses on a small tray or cookie sheet, and pour the gelatin mixture into the Shot Glasses, filling them with the Tea.  Place in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours. Garnish with a Lemon Wedge, serve, and Enjoy!