Nothing quite gets a party started like throwing back a couple of Jell-O shots. They're fun, portable, and normally pretty tasty. Typically, college students choose to use the cheapest vodka possible. For this recipe, we're swapping the vodka for tequila in order to make a margarita version. 

If you want to step up the game at your next party, these margarita Jell-O shots are the way to go.  Watch out though because, one margarita, two margarita, three margarita, floor.

Margarita Jell-O Shots

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:4 hrs
  • Total Time:4 hrs 10 mins
  • Servings:16
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 3-oz package unflavored or lime flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 oz blanco tequila
  • 2 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cold water
Photo by Emma Lally
Photo by Emma Lally

Step 1

Mix the tequila, lime, and triple sec with cold water and then stick it in the fridge to chill.
Gif by Emma Lally
Gif by Emma Lally

Step 2

In a medium-sized bowl, add the Jell-O and boiling water. Stir until dissolved.
Gif by Emma Lally
Gif by Emma Lally

Step 3

Pour the alcohol mixture into the Jell-O mixture and mix it up. Then pour the mixture into small plastic shot cups. Refrigerate for at least four hours, and then it's party time.
Gif by Emma Lally
Gif by Emma Lally

If you want to step up the game at your next party, these margarita Jell-O shots are the way to go.  Watch out though because, one margarita, two margarita, three margarita, floor.