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Lemon Drop Jello Shots with Rye Vodka

Lemon Drop Jello Shots with Rye Vodka
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Lemon Drop Jello Shots with Rye Vodka

Vodka Lemon Drop Jell-O Shots

Super tasty vodka lemon jell-o shots recipe for 16 people.
Prep Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 16 people


  • Baking Pan
  • Lemon Squeezer
  • Knife
  • 1 Cup Measuring Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon


  • 4 Large Lemons
  • 1 Cups Rye Vodka Iowa Legendary Rye
  • 3 oz Lemon Flavored Jell-O Gelatin
  • 2 tbsp Sugar


  • Prepare the Lemon Peels
    Slice the lemons lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out the guts all the way to the zest without cutting into the rind. Place all the peels on baking pan to keep them upright.
    Note: If you don't have a baking pan, use 2 oz plastic cups instead.
  • Time to Make Lemon Drop Jello
    Squeeze the juice from the pulp of the lemons use a lemon squeezer for a total of 2 ounces of lemon juice.
    Boil a ¾ cup of water for . Place the gelatin mix in the bowl, add boiling water. Stir well until the gelatin dissolves. Add the cup of rye vodka then lemon juice.
  • Place the Lemon Drop Jello Shots in the Refrigerator
    Fill the lemon halves all the way to the rim with the lemon drop gelatin. Place the baking pan in the refrigerator. Refrigerate for four-hours or until firm.
    Note: Use 2 oz plastic cups to hold the lemon halves upright in the refrigerator while jello is setting up.
  • Cut Wedges then Sugar Coat
    Remove lemon halves from refrigerator. Use a sharp knife, slice the lemon halves into wedge shapes.
    Place wedges on a small plate, sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar on and around wedge. Dip both sides of the lemon wedges into the sugar to coat them.
    Enjoy these Lemon drop wedges on family occasions, parties, or get togethers.


These rye vodka lemon jello shots have been fan favorites in bars and night clubs for years. Additionally, if you just wanted to have serving shots instead of wedges. You can use your 2 oz cup or if you have a serving tray and plan on hosting the shots to the party-goers you can use test tubes. Enjoy this recipe I know we have and always remember to drink responsively.
Keyword Lemon Drop Jell-O, Vodka Lemon Drop Jell-O Shots

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