Fun Recipes for Alcohol Shots

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Look no further for an original shot for your next party or gathering. You can't go wrong with these 10 tasty, fun, and potent shots.

Forest Fire

For this shot, you'll need a nice peaty, smoky single-malt Scotch whiskey, such as Laphroig or Talisker. It adds a smokey flavor, while pine syrup tastes like a pine forest. The recipe makes one 2-ounce shot.

Forest Fire shots

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a 2-ounce shot glass, combine the two ingredients.
  2. Stir with a stir-stick.

Cinnamon Toast

cinnamon Toast Shots

Bring one of your favorite flavors from childhood into a tasty shot. It makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

S'mores Shot

S'mores shot

No need to sit around a campfire for these s'mores. Garnishes are optional, but they make the shot extra fun. You'll need a kitchen blowtorch to toast the marshmallows. The recipe makes two shots.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Put the chocolate syrup on a plate, spreading it around evenly.
  2. Put the graham cracker crumbs on another plate.
  3. Dip the rim of two shot glasses in the chocolate syrup and then into the graham crackers to line the rim.
  4. In a shaker, combine the RumChata, marshmallow vodka, and chocolate liqueur with the ice. Shake to chill.
  5. Carefully pour into the prepared shot glasses.
  6. Thread the marshmallows on the half skewers. Use a kitchen blowtorch to toast the marshmallows and perch them on the rim of the shot.

Girl Scout Cookie

Girl Scout Cookie Shot

Chocolate mint cookies from the Girl Scouts only come around in the spring time, but you can enjoy the adult version of this perennial favorite any time with this shot recipe. It makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Rumple Minze peppermint schnapps
  • 1 ounces vanilla vodka or whipped cream vodka
  • 2 ounces chocolate liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

Apple Jack

Apple Jack Shot

Remember tasty apple cinnamon cereal? It's not just for breakfast with this flavorful shot. The recipe makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces green apple schnapps
  • 2 ounces cinnamon tequila, such as Jose Cuervo Cinge
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake until chilled.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

Tropical Joy

Tropical Joy Shot

Looking for a tiny taste of the tropics? You'll love this fruity and flavorful shot. The recipe makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

Nutella Shot

Nutella Shot

Your favorite sandwich spread in shot form? Heck yeah. This makes two 2-ounce shots. If you can find them, serve in 2-ounce stemmed shot glasses or liqueur glasses.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1-1/2 ounces chocolate liqueur
  • 1-1/2 ounces hazelnut liqueur (such as Frangelico)
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into the liqueur glasses or shot glasses.

Barney Grows Up

Barney Grows Up Shot

Barney the dinosaur as a cocktail? Why not! This purple cocktail is visually stunning and tastes pretty good, too. The recipe makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

The Snowbird

The Snowbird Shot

From the cold of Canada in the winter to the Sunshine State, this is a great shot that combines Canadian whiskey and sunshine. It makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

Gin Joint

Gin Joint Shots

Dry gin is the perfect foil for orange and licorice flavors in this tasty shot. The recipe makes two 2-ounce shots.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces gin
  • 4 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 ounce Sambuca
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into two 2-ounce shot glasses.

More Shot Recipes

If you're looking for more shots, try these:

  • Vodka Jell-o shots: Learn to make this popular party favorite.
  • Sweet shots: Discover delicious Irish cream and butterscotch schnapps shooters for a sweet and tasty shot.
  • Snakebite: This classic shot has flavored whiskey and lime juice.
  • Amaretto shots: Amaretto, which has a lovely almond flavor, makes a perfect shot base.
  • B-52: This sweet layered Kaluha shot was especially popular in the 80s.
  • Gobble Gobble Shot: It's a great Thanksgiving shot with butterscotch and amaretto. Yum.

Fun Shots

Whether you're having a big party or just spending time with a few friends, shots are tasty and fun. Try any of these shots, and you're sure to get the party started.

Fun Recipes for Alcohol Shots