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Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

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We are a bit obsessed with these fun jell-o shots. These Gingerbread Cookie jello Shots are adorable, and so festive, perfect for the holiday season. We made these cute gingerbread jello shots with Baileys, Buttershots, vodka, and a homemade gingerbread syrup! I have directions for that below as well, it is delicious, and perfect for holiday cocktails, like our Gingerbread Cookie Cocktail, as well. We topped these shots with a super cute festive sprinkle mix, complete with tiny little gingerbread men. Imagine serving these at an adult gingerbread house competition, or any fun holiday parties. So much fun!

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Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

These delicious jello shots are made to taste like gingerbread Christmas cookies! You are going to love them. Here’s what you’ll need-

Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Baileys Irish Cream
  • ¼ Cup Butterscotch Schnapps
  • ½  cup vodka
  • ¼ cup Gingerbread Simple Syrup
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 2 envelopes Knox gelatin packets (or other unflavored gelatin powder)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • Whipped cream
  • Gingerbread or other Christmas sprinkles
  • 18 plastic jello shot cups (also called condiment cups, we find these at Walmart, or on Amazon!)

Directions:

Step 1: Place your plastic shot glasses onto a baking pan or cookie sheet, for easy moving to the refrigerator.

Step 2: In a large bowl, add Baileys, Butterscotch Schnapps, Vodka, gingerbread simple syrup, and cold water. Stir to combine.

Step 3: Whisk in 2 envelopes of Knox gelatin, stirring until dissolved.

Step 4: Pour in 2 cups boiling water, stirring again to combine everything.

Step 5: Pour the gelatin mixture evenly into cups, and move to the refrigerator to chill for 2-3 hours.

Step 6: Before serving, top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Enjoy!

Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

How to Make Gingerbread Simple Syrup

Gingerbread Simple Syrup Ingredients-

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Molasses
  • 1 tsp. Ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon

Directions:

Combine water and sugar in a medium sauce pan. Heat, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves. Stir in molasses, ground ginger, and cinnamon. Heat 2-3 minutes more until everything is steamy and combined. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Serve these up at your next holiday party. For a printable version of the recipe for these gingerbread Christmas jello shots, see the recipe card below!

Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

You might also like these other fun holiday jello shot recipe ideas for your Christmas party-

Christmas Sugar Cookie Jello Shots (these jello shots taste like Christmas cookies!)

Christmas Cookie Pudding Shots (a fun pudding shot version of the Christmas cookie shots.)

Grinch Jello Shots (green jello shots reminiscent of one of our favorite Christmas characters.)

Santa Hat Jello Shots (super cute jello shots with strawberry Santa’s hats on top.)

Green Christmas Jello Shots (kind of grinchy, but more Christmas!)

Layered Christmas Jello Shots (red and green layers with festive sprinkles!)

Champagne Jello Shots (perfect for your New Year celebrations!)

Champagne Cheesecake Shooters – the perfect NYE boozy dessert!

Yield: 18 jello shots

Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

Gingerbread Cookie Jello Shots

Delicious jello shots that are giving us total gingerbread cookie vibes! So much fun for Christmas!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Baileys Irish Cream
  • ¼ Cup Butterscotch Schnapps
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ¼ cup Gingerbread Simple Syrup (see post for recipe)
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 2 envelopes Knox gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • Whipped cream
  • Gingerbread or other Christmas sprinkles

Instructions

    1. In a large bowl, add Baileys, Butterscotch Schnapps, Vodka, gingerbread simple syrup, and cold water.
    2. Stir to combine.
    3. Whisk in 2 envelopes of Knox gelatin, stirring until dissolved.
    4. Pour in 2 cups boiling water, stirring again to combine everything.
    5. Pour jello shot mixture evenly into cups, and move to the refrigerator to chill for 2-3 hours.
    6. Before serving, top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 126

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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