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Halloween Blood Jello Shots

Make your Halloween party extra spooky with these Blood Jello “Shots”. Dracula would be envious of these yummy blood shots! Syringes are filled with cherry jello that looks just like blood for a fun alcoholic shot. They’ll be the highlight of your Halloween party!

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

These Blood Jello Shots are great for serving at your next Halloween party. You can also make some without alcohol for children and adults to enjoy.

The cherry jello not only adds a lot of flavors but it creates the perfect blood look.

Party guests will love squeezing the blood jello out of the syringe. 

Making Blood Jello Shots is extremely easy.

You simply make the jello-like normal, except you decrease the water and add some alcohol and then fill up syringes with the liquid jello and allow it to set in the refrigerator.  

In about 3 hours, you’ll have cherry-flavored bloody jello shots ready to enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS”

Cherry jello is mixed with some rum and syringes are filled with this yummy mixture and left to set.

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

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BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” INGREDIENTS

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

This fun and spooky Blood Shots recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious shot you will love.

All you need is:

  • a box of cherry gelatin 
  • some white rum
  • water

BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

Begin by boiling one cup of water.

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

In a large bowl, add the gelatin, whisk for 2 minutes until completely dissolved.

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

Add some rum and stir. Insert a syringe into the jello mixture and pull the syringe up, until it is filled with jello.

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

Place the syringes on a tray and chill for 3 hours to set. In a few hours, you’ll have a spooky shot that’s sure to become a new favorite!

BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made Halloween-themed jello shots, don’t worry!

Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS”?

This yummy Blood Jello Shot recipe takes approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 5 minutes to boil some water
  • Close to 5 minutes to make the jello
  • Around 20 minutes to fill the syringes with jello
  • 15 minutes to cool the rolls
  • 3 hours for the jello to set  
Halloween Blood Jello Shots

HOW DO I STORE BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS”?

You can store Blood Jello “Shots” on a tray in your refrigerator for 3 days.

Simply remove the jello-filled syringes from the refrigerator once you are ready to serve.

CAN I USE VODKA INSTEAD OF RUM?

Yes, you can use vodka instead of rum to make these Blood Jello Shots.

Either rum or vodka will taste great in these cherry jello shots.

You can also use flavored alcohol. 

CAN I MAKE BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Blood Jello Shots the day before serving.

Simply keep them stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

You can keep the shots stored for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. 

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

CAN I MAKE THESE BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” NON-ALCOHOLIC?

You can make these blood jello “shots” non-alcoholic for kids to enjoy and anyone avoiding alcohol.

Instead of adding 1 cup of alcohol, add another cup of water, and then make the recipe according to the directions. 

WHAT GOES WELL WITH BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS”?

Blood Jello Shots go well with a wide variety of Halloween snacks and drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together at a party.

Some of my personal favorites include:

CAN I USE ANY FLAVOR OF RED JELLO?

Yes, you can use any flavor of red jello to make this shot recipe that looks like blood.

I prefer cherry flavor but any jello that is red in color will work great.

You can use strawberry jello, raspberry jello, etc to make this Blood Jello Shot recipe. 

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

WHERE CAN I FIND SYRINGES TO USE FOR THIS SPOOKY SHOT RECIPE?

You can find syringes through Amazon. I used 48 syringes to make this recipe.

You can purchase a pack of 50 syringes made just for jello shots for around $31 through Amazon.

You can wash these syringes and reuse them again for other parties. 

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS BLOOD JELLO “SHOT” RECIPE?

This fun Blood Jello Shot recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Try adding some red food gel to the outside of the syringes to look like dripping blood. YUM!

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

BLOOD JELLO “SHOTS” RECIPE

Yield: 48

Blood Jello Shots

Halloween Blood Jello Shots

Make your Halloween party extra spooky with these Blood Jello “Shots”. Dracula would be envious of these yummy blood shots! Syringes are filled with cherry jello that looks just like blood for a fun alcoholic shot. They’ll be the highlight of your Halloween party!

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 - 3oz package cherry gelatin dessert
  • 1 cup white rum
  • 1 cup water
  • 48 jello shot syringes

Instructions

  1. Boil one cup of water.
  2. Add gelatin, stir for 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  3. Add rum, stir.
  4. Insert a syringe into the jello mixture and pull the syringe up, until it is filled with jello.
  5. Chill for 3 hours to set.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

48

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 71Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 43mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this fun Halloween shot recipe as much as my family does!

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