Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots

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  • Published May 4th
  • Ready In3h
  • Servings20
  • Calories49
Little watermelon slices with a kick! The kids' version is fun too; just substitute 1 cup cold water for the vodka.

Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots for 20 servings:

  • 5 limes
  • 1 (3 ounce) package watermelon-flavored gelatin mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds, or as needed

Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In3h

To cook Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Sliced Watermelon Jell-O® Shots easily:

  1. 1 Slice limes in half crosswise, juice the limes, reserving juice for another use, and turn the rinds inside out. Scrape membranes and flesh from lime halves and turn peels back to form small cups with the green rind on the outsides. Place halves in a small dish, edges touching, to keep cups standing and upright.
  2. 2 Stir watermelon gelatin mix with boiling water in a bowl, mixing until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let cool to room temperature and stir vodka into gelatin. Pour gelatin mixture into lime peel cups. Refrigerate until set, 2 to 4 hours.
  3. 3 Use a sharp knife to cut each lime cup wedges. Sprinkle wedges with black sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 49 calories; 0.1 grams of fat; 5.5 grams of carbohydrates; 0.5 gram of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 11 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 25th 2017

    It does take some patience - but well worth it! I made these for a July 4th party (HUGE hit!) and plan on it for my Labor Day party. Instead of sesame seeds, I used Black Hawaiian Lava Salt ...

  2. Jan 2nd 2017

    I should have watch the video. will the next time

  3. Apr 17th 2016

    This is brilliant! Can't wait to make them for adult cookouts this summer.

  4. Oct 6th 2014

    These were super cute but very time consuming. It would have been worth the time if they tasted good but the jello absorbed the flavor of the lime rind, which tasted awful and bitter; hence ...

  5. Jun 29th 2014

    I would like to give this recipe 5 stars for creativity and cuteness - they turned out just too darn cute! BUT, let's face it, I'm not in my twenties anymore, and these were WAY too boozy fo ...

  6. Jul 21st 2013

    A huge hit! They came out perfect. The video is essential on how to make them. You do need to turn the rind inside out to remove all of the pulp and skin. Once you get the hang of this it is ...

  7. May 25th 2013

    I agree with Shelley. these were hard to make. wear gloves. the video gives a lovely unrealistic view of peeling the membrane away. Not so easy and yes do not rip the bottom of your lime ...

  8. Apr 20th 2013

    these were a hit but very hard to make. i lost at least half of my jello from leakage. Fun thing if you can figure out how not to tear lime.

  9. Dec 13th 2012

    I used 1/2 cup watermelon schnapps and 1/2 cup vodka. The shots turned out great!