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Christmas Shots (Fun & Festive)

Christmas Shots are fun, festive and easy to make. This cheerful Christmas shots recipe is full of holiday cheer and perfect for the holiday season. All you need are 4 ingredients and these tasty Christmas themed shots will be ready in a snap!

Four Christmas Shots on a Christmas plate.

Christmas Shots

Holidays should be a time for celebration. So why not have a little fun with your Christmas cocktails this holiday season?

These Christmas Shots bring out the fun when we get together with friends and family to enjoy each other’s company. The berry flavors mixed with coconut rum are sweet and refreshing mix.

Green Christmas shot up close with sprinkles and a red and white straw.

 

A Christmas party is not complete without festive drinks. You can also serve a classic like mulled wine or this Christmas Cranberry Sangria, but if you’re looking to take your libations up a notch then check out these recipes for a Cranberry Rosemary Cocktail and a decadent Bailey’s Irish Cream White Russian.

Serve with matching Grinch Sugar Cookies or add Crown Apple Jello Shots for a traditional red and green theme holiday party!

These cheerful concoctions are not only festive shots, they’re easy to make and perfect for all your holiday parties.

 

More Christmas Cocktails to Enjoy

Christmas time calls for lots of delicious cocktail recipes to raise those holiday spirits. Here are a few more you’ll love:

Rumchata White Russian

Santa Hat Jello Shots

Gingerbread Jello Shots

Green Mimosas

Christmas Shots Ingredients

Here’s a list of ingredients for this Christmas shot recipe:

Green Hawaiian Punch: the flavor of mixed berries with strawberries.

Coconut Rum (or other liquor): Coconut rum tastes delicious mixed with berry punch in this shot recipe. You can also use a Light Rum or Vodka in this festive drink.

Corn Syrup: To decorate the rim of the shot glasses, the corn syrup is slightly sweet and will hold the sprinkles to the shot glass.

Christmas Sprinkles: this fun cocktail looks festive with holiday sprinkles.

Christmas Shot ingredients displayed on counter top.

How to Make Christmas Shots

Grab your shot glass, these are super easy! Here are the step by step directions to make this holiday shots recipe:

Note: This Christmas shot looks best in a tall shot glass.

Step 1: Make sure to chill the coconut rum (or vodka) and green punch.

Step 2: Pour corn syrup into a small saucer.

Step 3: Pour holiday sprinkles in a small cup.

Step 4: Dip the rim of each shot glass in the corn syrup.

Step 5: Then roll the wet rim of the shot glass in the sprinkles to create a festive rim.

Shot glass with sprinles on the rim with a small cup of sprinkles next to it on a cutting board.

 

Step 6: Fill half the shot glass with coconut rum.

Pouring coconut rum into the shot glass.

 

Step 7: Fill the rest of the shot glass with green Hawaiian Punch and add a straw for those who want to sip their Christmas Shots instead of drinking it like a shooter.

Optional: If you want to go all out, add whipped cream and more sprinkles on top!

Green Christmas shot with sprinkles and straw with a bottle of coconut rum in the background.

 

Serve these Christmas Shots at your next holiday party, Christmas gathering or simply make Christmas day extra festive.

Merry Christmas!

Christmas Shots

Four Christmas Shots on a Christmas plate.

Christmas Shots are fun, festive and easy to make. These cheerful Christmas shots are full of holiday cheer and perfect for the holiday season. All you need are 4 ingredients and these tasty Christmas themed shots will be ready in a snap!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 part Green Hawaiian Punch
  • 1 part Coconut Rum
  • Corn Syrup (for rim)
  • Christmas Sprinkles (garnish)

Instructions

  1. Make sure to chill the coconut rum (or light rum, or vodka) and green punch.
  2. Pour corn syrup into a small saucer.
  3. Pour holiday sprinkles in a small cup.
  4. Dip the rim of each shot glass in the corn syrup.
  5. Then roll the wet rim of the shot glass in the sprinkles to create a festive rim.
  6. Fill half the shot glass with coconut rum (or light rum / vodka)
  7. Fill rest of the shot glass with green Hawaiian Punch.

Notes

See post for variations and tips. Drink Responsibly.

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