Pumpkin Jello Shots are a delicious fall cocktail idea, perfect for Halloween parties or a Thanksgiving gathering. Made with whipped vodka, heavy cream, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice topped off with a dollop of whipped cream. These fun treats are a tasty combination of pumpkin pie and a jello shot all-in-one.
Who needs Pumpkin Pie when you’ve got Pumpkin Jello Shots? These Pumpkin Pie Jello Shots are packed with a sweet tasting pumpkin flavor, perfect for fall jello shots.
The flavors with whipped vodka, cream, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice create a delicious pumpkin jello shot that’s a fun boozy dessert drink. Invite your friends, have some fun and serve these pumpkin pie jello shots at your next fall party, Halloween party or Thanksgiving gathering.
If you’re hosting a few people over, then you can make these in four tall shot glasses. If you’re preparing for a party, this recipe will make 12 jello shots in mini plastic cups. So, stock up on supplies, you’ll surely need to make more than one batch!
What is Whipped Vodka?
It’s a vodka that’s been infused with flavors to taste similar to whipped cream. The added flavors of vanilla, cream and sugar blend together to make a smooth, sweet vodka that is perfect for dessert drinks.
Is there Pumpkin Jello?
If you’re familiar with the flavors of Jell-O, you may have noticed there isn’t a pumpkin flavored jello. This is why we’re making our own pumpkin jello with unflavored gelatin and canned pumpkin.
Looking for More Amazing Jello Shot Recipes?
Jello shots are one of my specialties! You can go here to find all my jello shot recipes or here’s a shortlist of a few you might like to try:
Crown Apple Jello Shots – also a great fall jello shot!
Peach Jello Shots – a double shot of peach flavors.
Pineapple Jello Shots – pineapple mango vodka never tasted so good!
Berry Blue Jello Shots – blue raspberry vodka makes these vodka jello shots super smooth.
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Ingredients for Pumpkin Jello Shots
Here’s the list of everything you’ll need:
- Unflavored Gelatin
- Canned Pumpkin
- Granulated Sugar
- Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Whipped Vodka
- Heavy Whipping Cream
- Whipped Cream (garnish)
- (12) 2 oz mini jello shot cups or 4 tall glass shooters
How to Make Pumpkin Jello Shots
Step 1: Mix together cold water and a packet of unflavored gelatin in a medium saucepan. Let sit for one minute to let the gelatin powder absorb more of the water.
Step 2: Heat the gelatin mixture over medium heat. Whisk until all the gelatin is dissolved.
Step 3: Stir in the canned pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice.
Whisk together making sure the sugar is completely dissolved.
Step 4: Remove the mixture from the stove. Stir in the whipped vodka and heavy whipping cream.
This creates this gorgeous pumpkin color and makes pumpkin jello shots deliciously creamy!
Step 5: Pour the mixture evenly into 4 tall shot glasses or 12 mini plastic jello shot cups (2 oz size).
Step 6: Let the jello shots cool and then set them in the refrigerator. In tall shot glasses, this will take approximately 4-6 hours. In the 2 oz mini shot glasses, it should take 2-4 hours for the jello shots to set up.
Step 7: Top with whipped cream before serving.
Make the most of your fall parties with these delicious pumpkin pie jello shots. With a pumpkin base and whipped vodka, these sweet treats are delicious and creamy.
Pumpkin Jello Shots are a fun addition to any Halloween party or Thanksgiving gathering. Cheers!
- 1 envelope of Knox unflavored gelatin
- 1 1/2 cup Cold Water
- 1/4 cup Canned pumpkin
- 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon Pumpkin pie spice
- 1/3 cup Whipped vodka
- 2 teaspoons Heavy whipping cream
- Whipped cream for garnish
- Combine cold water and unflavored gelatin in a medium sauce pan. Let it sit for one minute to absorb some of the water.
- Heat the gelatin and water mixture over medium heat. Whisk together until gelatin is dissolved.
- Stir in pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Whisk until well combined and heated through, making sure all of the sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from the heat and stir in vodka and heavy whipping cream.
- Pour into tall shot glasses or mini jello shot plastic cups.
- Refrigerate for 4-6 hours until the jello is set.
- Garnish with whipped cream before serving.
See article for variations and additional garnishment ideas. Drink Responsibly.
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