Mistletoe Jelly Shots for Christmas

How festive are these? Mistletoe Jelly Shots say let’s have a Merry Christmas in a big way! Two layers and a simple garnish make for a gorgeous presentation.


  • 1 1/2 cups cream soda
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 2 packets plain gelatin
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 18 sprigs mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup red smarties


  1. Add 1/2 cup soda to a saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin over and let sit for two minutes. Add to low heat, and stir until dissolved. Add remaining soda and vodka. Pour into a measuring cup and into shot glasses. Let firm up in the fridge for 2 hours.
  2. Add coconut milk to a small saucepan and sprinkle gelatin over top, let sit for 2 minutes. Heat over low and add sugar. Stir until completely dissolved. Add vodka. Pour until a measuring cup and and gently pour over green layer. Chill until completely firm, about 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Garnish with mint leaves and red smarties