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Christmas Peppermint Jello Shots

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 12

Serve a plate of boozy bite-sized appetizers with this fun holiday twist on deviled eggs. Pepperminty egg-shaped jello shots you can whip up in under an hour. Guaranteed to wow party guests! MORE + LESS -

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

2
envelopes (or 1 tablespoon) unflavored gelatin
1/2
cup boiling water
1 1/2
cups peppermint schnapps or candy cane vodka
1 1/2
cups heavy cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
3
mini candy canes, crushed
1
teaspoon red and green nonpareil sprinkles
Betty Crocker™ gel food colors, red and green
Nonstick cooking spray
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: 12-cavity silicone egg mold, icing bag, large star tip

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray silicone mold with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, whisk together gelatin and water until gelatin dissolves. Quickly whisk in peppermint schnapps. Pour half of mixture into a smaller bowl. Tint one bowl green and one bowl red with gel food coloring. Pour into prepared silicone sheet. Refrigerate until set. Remove and place on serving tray.
  • 3
    In a stand mixer or large bowl, beat cream until light and fluffy. Add powdered sugar and beat just until incorporated. Transfer to icing bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe whipped cream on top of each egg. Sprinkle eggs with crushed candy canes and sprinkles. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Guaranteed to wow party guests!

    You need a new Christmas tradition. Of course, you were unaware of this before reading this far. But thankfully, you are now!

    Though your holidays are already filled with friends and family, candy canes and cute stockings, your life has been incomplete. Until now.

    Because you are officially the owner of a Boozy Christmas Peppermint Jelly Shots Recipe.

    Well, not officially yet. But, you will be by the time you arrive at the end of this article.

    These bites look like merry versions of the deviled egg, and taste like a boozed out version of the candy cane.

    They’re guaranteed to be the talk of your next party!

    Do yourself a little online shopping, grab a silicone 12-cavity petite Easter egg mold and whip up a batch of these. The New-Tradition-Loving You inside of you will thank you!

    Making this recipe is as easy as prepping one bowl of peppermint schnapps-boosted gelatin, tinting into two different colors with Betty Crocker™ gel coloring, then pouring into your prepared mold and refrigerating until firm.

    Once ready, gently pull your jiggly eggs out of the molds and place on a serving platter.

    Then pipe a swirl of sweetened whipped cream up top. If you simply cannot get enough candy cane flavor, add a splash of peppermint extract to your cream

    Then sprinkle with crushed candy canes and sprinkles. And have yourself an merry little Christmas. Because, this tradition is about to make you merrier than ever. Such an eggscellent way to holiday!

    Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen, where she shares crazy simple, healthy family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!

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