It’s the end of March, and the madness is in full swing. And if your bracket looks anything like mine, you’ll definitely be reaching for a drink this weekend. So if you’re sacrificing a Saturday night to curb your Final Four fever, you might as well throw a viewing party with some killer drinks. Invite your friends over (only the ones whose brackets are worse than yours), and serve these basketball-themed Jell-O shots to make your viewing party a slam dunk.

Basketball Themed Jell-O Shots

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:4 hours
  • Total Time:4 hours 15 minutes
  • Servings:15 shots
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 packet orange Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup citrus-flavored vodka, chilled
  • 7-8 clementines
  • Black decorative frosting pen
Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey

Step 1

Prepare clementines by washing and halving them, cutting from top to bottom. Scoop out the fruit so that only the skin remains.

Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey

Step 2

Mix mango Jell-O into boiling water until completely dissolved. #SpoonTip: use a pitcher with a spout so the shots will be easy to pour into the clementines.

Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey

Step 3

Add one cup of Citrus flavored vodka to the pitcher and stir.

Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey

Step 4

Pour the mixture into the clementines and place in the fridge to cool for 4 hours, or until firm.

Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey

Step 5

Use black frosting pen to add decorative basketball lines and serve!

Photo by Laura Bailey
Photo by Laura Bailey