This post and recipe was created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. This recipe is for adults 21 and older and does contain alcohol.

Apple Cider Jello Shots – perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Happy Friday! I saved the boozy #HalloweenTreatsWeek recipe for the end of the week!

If you’ve missed my other posts this week, #HalloweenTreatsWeek is a yearly event hosted by Angie of Big Bear’s Wife and there are 41 bloggers sharing Halloween recipes this week. Some cute, some creepy, and all delicious!

Okay, so when was the last time you had a jello shot? Mine was probably, like, 2005. And it was definitely made with boxed jello mix and was awful. 

These are a little bit more of a grown person jello shot since you skip the box and use apple cider. If you want to make an apple cider drink that isn’t jello shots, I’ve got a Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria recipe that you will love. 

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

How To Make Apple Cider Jello Shots

These Apple Cider Jello Shots start with apple cider, of course. I used The Litehouse Gala Apple Cider Blend. It as a delicious, fresh apple flavor and it’s perfect for these shots. 

The apple cider gets mixed with fresh lemon juice (for a little tartness) and then plain, unflavored gelatin gets sprinkled over top. That needs to bloom for a few minutes and then it gets heated up until the gelatin is dissolved. 

Finally, you add your booze! Fireball is a cinnamon whiskey and it is so perfect with the cider! If you don’t love the cinnamon flavor of Fireball, regular whiskey is also fine. 

Divide the mixture into your containers and let them sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours so they can firm up. I like to use these small plastic cups with tops but don’t put the top on until after the jello has cooled. 

Top it with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon right before serving! Or if you’re serving them at your Halloween party, top them with these cute gummy eyeballs from Treat Street USA. I saw the eyeballs at Target recently and they also have other cute Treat Street USA items for Halloween.

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Where Can I Find Unflavored Gelatin?

You should be able to find it in pretty much any grocery store. It will be with the flavored jello and pudding mixes in the baking aisle in most stores. 

Or you can always order it online if you can’t find it near you. 

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
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Yield: 10 jello shots

Apple Cider Jello Shots

Apple Cider Jello Shots
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 c Litehouse Gala Apple Cider
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 (.25 oz) envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 c Fireball Whiskey
  • whipped cream and cinnamon, for serving

Instructions

  1. Add apple cider and lemon juice to a small saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin on top and let it bloom for about 5 minutes.
  2. Bring the mixture to a simmer and stir to dissolve gelatin. Remove from heat and stir in Fireball.
  3. Divide into shot containers and refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours.
  4. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon right before serving.

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Happy Halloween! It’s October which means it’s time for Spooky Season and this year’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek event! #HalloweenTreatsWeek is hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife & its a creepy and haunting week-long event is filled with some amazingly wicked Halloween treats, recipes and some frightfully fun giveaways.

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween.”

Halloween Treats Week LOGO

For the 2nd annual #HalloweenTreatsWeek event we have 41 fantastically talented bloggers that are sharing their favorite Halloween recipes throughout the week! There are going to be over 160 Halloween themed recipes shared during this year’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek and we can’t wait for you to see them all! Follow the hashtag #HalloweenTreatsWeek on social media and look at the bottom of each post to see all of the Halloween recipes that we’re sharing!

Plus, don’t forget that we have 6 (six) great giveaways for you this week thanks to our amazing sponsors!

Scroll down to take a look!

Prize #1

Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away a “Dinner and Dessert Set” – ONE 6-Quart Cook & Carry Programmable Slow Cooker, a Pyrex mixing bowl set plus some fun Dixie Crystals items like a Dixie Crystal Apron and Cookbook!

 

Prize #2

 

Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving away – 1 Gift Pack – including 4oz Adams Best, 1.5 oz Peppermint, 1.5oz Almond, 1 bottle vanilla cinnamon sugar, 1 bottle pumpkin pie spice

 

 

Prize #3

Prize #3 —Wilton is giving away a Texturra 7-Piece Bakeware Set

 

Prize #4

Prize #4 — Sweets and Treats Shop is giving away a large baking box of goodies! Sweets and Treats will send one lucky winner a large assortment of sprinkles and lines and other samples of their products!

 

Prize #5

 

Prize #5 — Treat Street USA is giving away a set of Holiday Treat Decorations (1 Gummy Assortment, 1 Marshmallow Snowman, 1 Toy Solider and 1 Gingerbread Men)

 

Prize #6

Prize # 6Litehouseis giving away the following: 1 Litehouse® Honeycrisp Apple Cider, 1 Litehouse® Old Fashioned Caramel, 1 Litehouse® Pumpkin Spice Caramel, 1 Litehouse® Butterscotch Caramel & 1 Litehouse® Chocolate Dip, Snack Packs

 
 
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Giveaway open to US Residents 18 years or older. All entries will be verified. No PO Boxes Please. Prizes will be sent directly from sponsors to winners, bloggers are not responsible for prizes. This giveaway runs from October 7th – October 13th at 11:59PM EST. Winners will be selected soon afterward and contacted by e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. There are a total of 6 (six) prizes and therefore we will have a total of 6 (six) winners. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.

 

Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #HalloweenTreatsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Wilton, Sweets and Treats Shop, Treat Street USA and Litehouse! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #HalloweenTreatsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.

 

Apple Cider Jello Shots - perfect for fall parties! Apple cider and Fireball jello shots topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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