Kid-Friendly Patriotic Jell-O Shots

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These Red, White and Blue Jell-O shots are a fun and colorful treat that’s perfect for the kids to enjoy this summer. These alcohol-free treats are simple to make and feature vibrant layers of blue, white, and red jello.

Top them with whipped cream and festive sprinkles for even more fun and deliciousness! These sweet treats are great for patriotic celebrations like the 4th of July or to add some cheerful fun to any family gathering.

If you’re looking for a boozy version of this recipe for the adults, check out our Red, White and Blue Vodka Jello Shots recipe.

Patriotic Red White Blue Jell-O Shots

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Red, White & Blue Jell-O Shots (No Alcohol)

Servings: About 40-50 1 oz shots
Prep Time: About 30 minutes
Chill Time: 6-8 hours (including time for each layer to set)

Supplies

Ingredients

Blue Layer (Bottom):
– 3 oz box of blue Jell-O (any flavor)
– 1 cup boiling water
– 1 cup cold water

White Layer (Middle):
– 2 packets of unflavored gelatin
– 1/2 cup cold water
– 1 cup boiling water
– 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk

Red Layer (Top):
– 3 oz box of red Jell-O (any flavor)
– 1 cup boiling water
– 1 cup cold water

For Garnish
– Whipped cream
– Red, white, and blue sprinkles

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Instructions

  1. For this recipe, you will first make the bottom blue jello layer. When set, you’ll make and add the white middle layer. When that is set, you’ll make and add the final red jello layer.
  2. Blue Layer (Bottom): Dissolve the blue Jell-O in 1 cup of boiling water.
  3. Mix in 1 cup of cold water.
  4. Pour the mixture into your 1 oz plastic shot glasses, filling up to one-third of the way. Place in the refrigerator to set, about 2-3 hours.
  5. White Layer (Middle): Sprinkle 2 packets of unflavored gelatin over ½ cup of cold water. Let it sit for a few minutes to “bloom.”
  6. Add 1 cup boiling water and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
  7. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk until well-mixed. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  8. Once the blue layer is set, gently pour the white gelatin mixture over it to fill another third of the glasses. Return to the refrigerator and let set for another 2-3 hours.
  9. Red Layer (Top): Dissolve the red Jell-O in 1 cup of boiling water.
  10. Mix in 1 cup of cold water.
  11. Once the white layer is set, carefully add the red layer on top, filling up to the top of the glasses. Refrigerate until set, about 2-3 hours or overnight for best results.
  12. Just before serving, top each Jell-O shot with a small dollop of whipped cream.
  13. Sprinkle red, white, and blue sprinkles over the whipped cream for a festive finish.
Yield: 40-50 one-ounce shots

Kid-Friendly Patriotic Jell-O Shots (No Alcohol)

Patriotic Red White Blue Jell-O Shots

These kid-friendly Red, White & Blue Jell-O Shots are alcohol-free, featuring vibrant layers, whipped cream, and festive sprinkles for patriotic celebrations and summer parties.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

Blue Layer (Bottom):

  • 3oz box of blue Jell-O (any flavor)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water

White Layer (Middle):

  • 2 packets of unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk

Red Layer (Top):

  • 3oz box of red Jell-O (any flavor)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water

For Garnish

  • Whipped cream
  • Red, white, and blue sprinkles

Instructions

  1. For this recipe, you will first make the bottom blue jello layer. When set, you'll make and add the white middle layer. When that is set, you'll make and add the final red jello layer.
  2. Blue Layer (Bottom): Dissolve the blue Jell-O in 1 cup of boiling water.
  3. Mix in 1 cup of cold water.
  4. Pour the mixture into your 1 oz shot glasses, filling up to one-third of the way. Place in the refrigerator to set, about 2-3 hours.
  5. White Layer (Middle): Sprinkle 2 packets of unflavored gelatin over ½ cup of cold water. Let it sit for a few minutes to "bloom."
  6. Add 1 cup boiling water and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
  7. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk until well mixed. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  8. Once the blue layer is set, gently pour the white gelatin mixture over it to fill another third of the glasses. Return to the refrigerator and let set for another 2-3 hours.
  9. Red Layer (Top): Dissolve the red Jell-O in 1 cup of boiling water.
  10. Mix in 1 cup of cold water.
  11. Once the white layer is set, carefully add the red layer on top, filling up to the top of the glasses. Refrigerate until set, about 2-3 hours or overnight for best results.
  12. Just before serving, top each Jell-O shot with a small dollop of whipped cream.
  13. Sprinkle red, white, and blue sprinkles over the whipped cream for a festive finish.

Notes

For this recipe, you will need 40-50 1 oz plastic shot glasses.

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