6 Apple Pie Jello Shots to Make Instead of Dessert

Published June 1, 2022
Apple pie jello shots

Jello shots, understandably, feel like a lot of science, math, and work for such a small thing. However, with all the difficulty and guesswork taken out of the equation, there's no reason not to spend a little time making apple pie jello shots. With all the flavor and none of the burnt crust, these jello shots will be the hit of the party.

Classic Apple Pie Jello Shot

Hone in on that beloved and classic apple pie flavor in a single shot with a handful of ingredients.

Jello Shot

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 2 ounces apple cider
  • 2 ounces cinnamon whiskey
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin OR baking sheet with lip

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatin.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatin has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, apple cider, and cinnamon whiskey.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups or baking sheet with lip.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.
  7. If chilled on a baking sheet, cut into squares.

Sugared Apple Pie Jello Shot

Sprinkle a pinch of sugar on the top of your jello shots for a sweeter experience.

Jello shot with sugar

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 2 ounces apple vodka or home-infused apple pie vodka
  • 2 ounces cinnamon liqueur, clear
  • ½ ounce whipped cream vodka
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin
  • Sugar for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, apple vodka, cinnamon liqueur, and whipped cream vodka.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.
  7. After mold has set, sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.

Nana's Apple Pie Jello Shot

Just like nana herself, this jello shot tastes like homemade pie. Whether you're as secretive about her own recipe is up to you.

Bowls of apple jelly

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 2 ounces apple vodka
  • 2 ounces cinnamon-infused vodka
  • ½ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, apple vodka, cinnamon-infused vodka, butterscotch liqueur, and lemon juice.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.

Apple Pie à la Mode Jello Shot

Layer in the flavors that take any slice of apple pie from good to extraordinary, and you can do it all in a jello shot.

Glasses of red cold jelly pudding serving on black ceramic plate

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 3½ ounces red apple liqueur
  • ½ ounce cinnamon liqueur
  • ½ ounce whipped cream vodka
  • ½ ounce vanilla vodka
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, red apple liqueur, cinnamon liqueur, whipped cream vodka, and vanilla vodka.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.

Just the Crust Apple Pie Jello Shot

If you're someone that lives for the crust on apple pie and wishes that a corner piece existed, this jello shot makes it come true. The flavors bring that buttery, sweet flavor to the front and allow apple to be a supporting star this time.

Jello shots

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 2 ounces butterscotch liqueur
  • ¾ ounce lemon vodka
  • ½ ounce apple vodka
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, butterscotch liqueur, lemon vodka, apple vodka, and simple syrup.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.

Everything but the Cinnamon Stick

Some days, you just want to eat the apple pie filling straight out of the can. While this may or may not be a good idea, enjoy a jello shot that captures all those flavors you're looking for.

Fruit jelly

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package unflavored gelatin
  • 6 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ounces cold water
  • 3 ounces cinnamon whiskey
  • 2 ounces red apple liqueur
  • ½ ounce cinnamon simple syrup
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two-minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water, cinnamon whiskey, red apple liqueur, and cinnamon simple syrup.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.

Different Mold, Same Great Apple Pie Flavor

Put the pie plate back in the cupboard and grab your favorite ramekins or jello molds instead. It doesn't matter which style of apple pie or piece of the pie you enjoy best. Head to the store and craft some apple pie jello shots. Perfect for Thanksgiving, a summer BBQ, or just because on a Wednesday, these jello shots don't disappoint.

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