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Pumpkin Jello Shots (Pumpkin Pie Meets Jello Shots!)

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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.

Pumpkin jello shots with whipped cream lined up on table.

Pumpkin Jello Shots

Who needs Pumpkin Pie when you’ve got Pumpkin Jello Shots?  These Pumpkin 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 spice jello shots at your next fall party, Halloween party or Thanksgiving gathering.

Serve these up as your specialty fall jello shots! 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.

Top view of Pumpkin jello shots lined up on table.

 

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 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 to make pumpkin pie jello shots:

Ingredients for Pumpkin jello shots on counter top.

 

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.

 Whisking water and unflavored gelatin in a saucepan on stovetop.

 

Step 3: Stir in the canned pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice.

Whisk together making sure the sugar is completely dissolved.

Whisking gelatin and pumpkin in a saucepan on stovetop.

 

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!

 

Stirring whipped vodka and cream with the pumpkin gelatin mixture in a saucepan.

 

Step 5: Pour the mixture evenly into 4 tall shot glasses or 12 mini plastic jello shot cups (2 oz size).

Pumpkin jello shots without whipped cream garnish.

 

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.

Up close view of pumpkin jello shots with whipped cream topping.

 

Make the most of your fall parties with these delicious pumpkin 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!

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Pumpkin Jello Shots

Pumpkin Jello Shots

Pumpkin Jello Shots are a delicious fall cocktail idea, perfect for Halloween parties or a Thanksgiving gathering. Made with whipped vodka, 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.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Combine cold water and unflavored gelatin in a medium sauce pan. Let it sit for one minute to absorb some of the water.
  2. Heat the gelatin and water mixture over medium heat. Whisk together until gelatin is dissolved.
  3. Stir in pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Whisk until well combined and heated through, making sure all of the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in vodka and heavy whipping cream.
  5. Pour into tall shot glasses or mini jello shot plastic cups.
  6. Refrigerate for 4-6 hours until the jello is set.
  7. Garnish with whipped cream before serving.

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