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Such a fun way to enjoy the flavors of the classic Moscow Mule. These Moscow Mule Jell-O Shots are a great party favor, picnic treat, or just great for a neat adult snack.

Moscow Mule Jell-O shot overhead picture with a lime

How many of you have ever had Jell-O shots? I can tell you that these are cool little hard booze treats to have on hand and share with your adult friends for tailgating or other group events! What better way to honor a drink than to make Jell-O shots out of them, right? Ok, I might be pushing the boundaries of what ‘honoring’ might mean, but I did want to try and do something a bit different for our Moscow Mule series. I thought that the flavors of a Moscow Mule would be fun as a Jell-O shot. So, today, we are making Moscow Mule Jell-O Shots.

side view of two Jello shots in small mason jar with a lime.

Moscow Mule Jell-O Shots Make Sense!

Most of the flavors that we are talking about in a Moscow Mule cocktail are already fairly common in Jell-O shots, but I thought I would just kick it up a notch and make it a full blown recipe. I mean, lime is a very common Jell-O favor, right? Using vodka to make Jell-O shots? Also common. What is missing? That zing of ginger.

So, by using lime Jell-O, vodka, and some ginger, we are sprucing up your typical Jell-O shots to be Moscow Mule Jell-O Shots. It is a beautiful thing, right?

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Moscow Mule Jell-O shot overhead picture with a lime

Moscow Mule Jell-O Shots

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  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Shots
  • Method: Refrigerator
  • Cuisine: American
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Jell-O shots are fun for parties and group events. This twist on the classic Moscow Mule can add a little pizazz to your party drinks!


  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger, grated
  • 1 Cup of water
  • 1 3 Ounce Packet of Lime Jell-O
  • ½ Cup of Vodka
  • ½ Cup of Ginger Beer
  • Small plastic or paper cups


  1. Add Grated Ginger to 1 cup of water
  2. In saucepan, add ginger water mixture and bring to a boil
  3. In separate mixing bowl, add Jell-O powder
  4. Strain ginger from boiling water
  5. Add boiling water to mixing bowl
  6. Whisk until fully blended
  7. Add Vodka, ginger beer and mix
  8. Pour liquid into cups, approximately 2 ounces per serving
  9. Allow to set for at least 4 hours


Makes Approximately 10

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  1. I never thought of jell-o shots in a moscow mule flavor, but you’re so right – most of the ingredients are already needed! Clever idea!

  2. I love the addition of the fresh grated ginger. I’m kinda nuts about ginger. We are actually making a football playoff roadtrip this weekend to Kansas City to watch our Titans play, my crew will love these.

  3. Oh man! That is one flavourful jello shot!! My husband LOVES lime jello too and has been begging me to make it for him – I think I will finally cave and surprise him with these jello shots! (Without telling him about the booze, is that evil? pwahaha!) 🙂