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3 Best Fireball Jello Shot Recipes: Full Guide (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on December 29, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Jello shots and Fireball whisky are natural party starters. So why not mix the two for a winning combination? 

If you’re looking for a jiggly treat with a spicy kick in time for Christmas parties or any adult party, consider making Fireball Jello Shots. 

To begin with, check these Fireball Jello Shots recipes.  

Top 3 Easy Fireball Whisky Jello Shot Recipes

1. Super Easy Fireball Jello Shot Recipe 

3  Shot Glasses of Super Easy Fireball Jello Shot

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time:  2 hrs

Total Time:  2 hrs 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • ½ cup of Fireball cinnamon whisky
  • ½ cup of cold water
  • One box of orange jello (or orange gelatin) or cherry jello (or cherry gelatin)

Instructions: In your mixing bowl, stir in boiling water and orange jello (or cherry jello), and whisk until the powder is dissolved completely. 

Pour the Fireball whisky [1] and cold water. Then, transfer the mixture to your glass measuring cup and ⅔ fill your plastic shot glasses. 

Refrigerate for around 2 hours and garnish it with sprinkles, whipped cream, or red hots candies. 

Serving: 1

(Note: If you don’t have a measuring cup or condiment cups, spoon the mixture into the plastic jello shots cups.)

2. Fireball Jello Shot With Apple Juice Recipe 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 5 hrs

Total Time: 5 hrs 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of boiling water and cold water 
  • 3oz cherry jello
  • ½ cup of apple juice
  • ¾ cup of Fireball whiskey
  • Whipped cream or red hots candy

Instructions: Prepare plastic jello shot cups in a tray with a cookie sheet, then set aside. In your mixing bowl with a pour spout, add hot water and cherry jello. 

Whisk or stir until completely dissolved, then pour the apple juice, cold water, and Fireball cinnamon whiskey [2].

Whisk for 30 seconds more to mix all the ingredients. 

Pour the jello mixture onto the plastic shot cups and place it inside the refrigerator for about 4-6 hours.

Once they’re set, put whipped cream on top and sprinkle it with red hots candies. 

Serving: 1

3. Fireball Jello Shot With Apple Cider Recipe 

Fireball Cider Jell-O Shots

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 2 hrs

Total Time: 2 hrs 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • ¾ cup of ginger vodka (or ginger ale)
  • ¾ cup of apple vodka
  • 1 cup of sugar, granulated
  • Four packs of unflavored gelatin
  • 1 ½ cups of cold apple cider 

Instructions: In your saucepan, pour apple cider and sprinkle gelatin on top. Set aside for about 5 mins.

Add sugar and set to high heat until dissolved. Remove from heat and pour vodkas.  

Place inside the refrigerator for about 2 hours. Once sets, square-cut and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. 

Serving: 36 

All About Fireball Jello Shot Recipes 

Fireball Jello Shots Ingredients

Any Fireball Jello Shots recipe is a party favorite and is one of the huge hits to any adult Christmas party or event. 

It tastes similar to a candy-coated apple but even better due to the spike in alcohol. With just simple ingredients, anyone can prepare and serve Jello shots. 

It features a combo of cherry-flavored Jello, Fireball cinnamon whiskey, and apple juice, creating a delicious cinnamon flavor-infused cocktail.

Fun Ways To Eat Them  

Cherry Cola Jello Shots on a wooden board

To eat Fireball Jell-o shots, you can sprinkle some candy garnishes on top or fruits like orange, cherry, or anything according to your liking. 

“If you haven’t tried it yet, just imagine what it feels like to stand face-to-face with a fire-breathing dragon who just ate a whiskey barrel full of spicy cinnamon.”

— Fireball Whisky

If you’re one of those cinnamon spice lovers, you sprinkle cinnamon dust on top of the Fireball Jello shots. 

How To Improve Fireball Jello Shot Recipes

To further improve your Fireball Jello shot recipe, you can make a Cherry Fireball Jello shots with a cinnamon flavor or add some more Fireball whiskey for a heightened alcoholic content. 

FAQs 

How to properly store Fireball jello shots?

To properly store Fireball jello shots, place them in a container with a lid and keep them inside the fridge.

How long do jello shots with Fireball whisky last?

Jello shots with Fireball whisky can last for up to two weeks. After that, it may be prone to spoilage, with the gelatin losing its texture and form. 

How to serve Fireball jello shots?

You can serve the Fireball jello shots as is or top them with whipped cream. 

How many jello shots can you make in a box of Jello?

A box of jello can make around 15 jello shots, and two boxes make around 30 shots. 

Should I make Fireball jello shots the night before?

Yes, you can make jello shots the night before. Actually, you can prepare them in advance– a day or two before the event. 

How to make a big batch of Fireball jello shots?

To make a big batch of Fireball jello shots, you can adjust accordingly depending on how many guests you need to serve.

Expect to use five or more jello packs, juice, whiskey, and other ingredients. 

Conclusion

Fireball Jello shots are made easier as you can find all the ingredients in your local grocery store. 

Whether you want to prepare this recipe to celebrate a special game day or for a party or event, everyone will surely enjoy the deliciousness and booze it delivers.  

References:

  1. https://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/blogs/how-did-fireball-whiskey-become-one-of-the-most-popular-drinks-in-america 
  2. https://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/10/06/how-fireball-cinnamon-whiskey-became-a-billion-dol.aspx 

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