Peach Jello Shots

Peach Jello Shots are fun, festive, and perfect for any celebration. Make homemade jello shots like a pro with this easy recipe.

peach jello shots and peach slices

These peach jello shots with peach schnapps are not meant for children.

Jello shots and peach schnapps are two things that probably bring back a lot of college memories. But just because you are older and more responsible, these days doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in jello shots with peach schnapps every once in a while. Whether you are looking for a bit of nostalia or wondering what you missed, why not whip up a few peach schnapps Jello shots?

Try a Few Other Flavor Combinations

Peach schnapps Jello shots may taste amazing, but there is an entire world of different liquors and Jello flavors out there. Why not try recreating your favorite cocktail in a Jello shot form, or come up with something totally unique! Here are a few excellent Jello shots to get you started, but it is by no means a comprehensive list:

  • Orange Jello and Vodka. According to legend, the first real Jello shot was created by the comedic songwriter and Ivy League mathematics professor, Tom Lehrer. Supposedly, he made a batch of orange Jello and vodka Jello shooters to get around a ban on alcoholic beverages on military bases during his time in the Army in the 1950s.
  • Pineapple Jello and Malibu Rum. Whose up for so Pina Colada-inspired Jello shots? This mixture is dangerously delicious. No matter if you are at the seaside in the summer or are stuck in the middle of Minnesota in February, a couple of these Jello shots and you are going to have one fantastic beach party.
  • Cranberry Jello, Vodka, Triple sec, and Cranberry Juice. After you master the more basic Jello shots, you are ready for this one. The liquor portion of the recipe is equally divided between the vodka and the triple sec. But here is where this recipe is genius. Replace half the water with cranberry juice and bring the cranberry and water mixture to a boil. You will be enjoying Cosmo Jello shots in no time!

How to Take a Jello Shot Like an Expert

No experience with Jello shots? No problem. Use these tips to look like you know what you are doing!

  • Use a toothpick to loosen the Jello from the sides of the shot glass before attempting to pop it into your mouth. Adding a toothpick is particularly important if the Jello shot is in a glass shot glass. Because squeezing the sides of a plastic shot glass is usually enough for the Jello to come out.
  • Whatever you do, don’t stir the Jello or try to use your tongue to try to remove it from the shot glass. You will wind up making everyone else giggle.
  • Once you have the Jello shot in your mouth, don’t chew or try to swallow it in one big chunk. Swish it around like mouthwash until it breaks down enough to swallow.
  • Jello shots have about half of the alcohol of a usually shot, but it is easy to overdo it due to the novelty factor. Pace yourself and drink responsibly.

Tips for Making Peach Jello Shots

  • Make multiple flavors at once. Everyone loves variety.
  • Use the small plastic condiment containers with lids. The lids make the Jello shots easy to stack to store.
  • Try making the Jello shots in a syringe. Jello shot syringes provide an entirely new experience of taking a Jello “shot.” Just be sure to buy the plastic ones made for Jello shots.

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Here’s a list of what you need:

  • Peach Jello
  • Peach schnapps
  • Water
peach jello shots ingredients

How to Make Peach Jello Shots

  1. Mix Jello and boiling water until well blended.
  2. Add Schnapps and mix well.
    peach jello shots mixture in a pan
  3. Pour into plastic shot glasses.
  4. Chill until set.

Recipe Notes

If you do not have the little plastic shot glasses, you can pour the mixture into a square cake pan. Let it set then cut it into squares.

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Peach Jello Shots

Make the best tasting Peach Jello Shots for your next party or fun occasion.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jell-O shots, Jello shots
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 30
Calories: 89kcal


  • 9 ounces peach Jello (3 boxes)
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 3 cups peach schnapps


  • Mix Jello and boiling water until well blended.
  • Add schnapps and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into plastic shot glasses. Chill until set. Keep cold.


If you don’t have plastic shot glasses, you can pour the mixture into a square cake pan. Chill until set then cut into squares.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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