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Monster Eyeball Halloween Jello Shots

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Get ready to party with these monstrous eyeball Halloween jello shots! Perfect for your next bash or any spooky gathering, they’re sure to be a hit. One bite and you’ll be seeing double…or maybe it’s just the potion kicking in! For more scary recipes see my Halloween page.

Monster Eyeball Halloween Jello Shots

Picture this: it’s Halloween night and your party is in full swing. The decorations are spooky, the music is haunting, and costumes of all shapes and sizes fill the room. But what’s missing? A drink that perfectly captures the essence of this frightful night. Enter the spooky Monster Eyeball Halloween Jello Shots!

The key to these jello shots lies in their eerie appearance. As you bite into the gelatin, you might find yourself face-to-face with a ghoulish eyeball staring back at you. Don’t be fooled by its sinister gaze though; underneath that ghostly exterior lies a burst of grape and vanilla flavor.

The secret to making these spine-chilling shots lies in their eerie appearance. The deep purple base of jiggling jello with an eerie candy eyeballs inside and out. The effect will bring up creep factor to any Halloween party table!

Get creative by experimenting with different colored jello bases and choosing various candies like gummy worms or other creepy candies!

Halloween Jello Shots Ideas:

  • Jell-O colors: Green, red, black cherry, blue, + layered and mixed variations
  • Candy Variations: Gummy eyeballs, gummy worms, gummy finger candy, gummy teeth candy, candy corn, pumpkins, Halloween peeps
  • Alcohol Variations: Vodka, flavored vodka, rum, tequila
  • Toppings: Whipped cream, flavored whipped cream like marshmallow or vanilla, sprinkles, cupcake toppers/picks, plastic eyeballs, spiders and other bugs
  • Rims: Chocolate drips, red candy melts, sprinkles

Get creative! Add your own spooky variations too!

Monster Eyeball Halloween Jello Shots

Gather your ingredients, summon your inner mad scientist, and whip up a batch of Monster Eyeball Jello Shots – it’s time to toast to All Hallows’ Eve!

Just a few Ingredients

  • Grape flavored Jell-O Brand gelatin mix
  • Boiling water
  • Vanilla vodka, or cold water for a non alcoholic version
  • Candy eyeballs, various sizes
  • Decorating sanding sugar in dark purple

Instructions:

  • Set up the cups on a tray, then set them aside for later.
  • In a large mixing bowl add 1 cup of boiling water and the gelatin powder.
  • Whisk gelatin and water together until jello mixture is completely dissolved.
  • Next add 1 cup of vodka (or cold water if making a non-alcoholic version). Whisk mixture until combined.
  • Pour some of the decrative sugar onto a shallow dish.
  • Dip the rims of the plastic cups in the gelatin mixture and then in the decorating sugars to coat the rims.
  • Allow the sugar to set/harden for about 20 minutes.
  • Spoon or ladle the gelatin mix into the cups.
  • Place the cups on a tray and refrigerate them until they are partially set. Test them in 30 mins- 1 hour.
  • Place the eyes down into the gelatin. Use a drinking straw or skewers to push them down inside the gelatin.
  • Place some eyes on the top of the gelatin.
  • Let the shots completely set for at least 3 hours or for best results let them set overnight. Enjoy!

Non Alcoholic Version

To make this recipe safe for kids and alcohol free, just replace the vodka with cold water! You can reduce the sugar too by only having a few eyeballs on top and leave out the rimming of the cups.

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Monster Eyeball Halloween Jello Shots

Try these spooky eyeball jello shots for your next Halloween party! Super easy, crazy creepy, grape jello and vodka jello shots!
Servings: 20 shots
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Calories: 882

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces grape flavored Jell-O Brand mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup vanilla vodka, or cold water for a non alcoholic version
  • 1 pkg candy eyeballs, various sizes
  • decorating sanding sugar in dark purple

Instructions

  • Set up the cups on a tray, then set aside for later.
  • In a large mixing bowl add 1 cup of boiling water and the gelatin powder.
  • Whisk gelatin and water together until jello mixture is completely dissolved.
  • Next add 1 cup of vodka (or cold water if making a non-alcoholic version). Whisk mixture until combined.
  • Pour some of the decrative sugar onto a shallow dish.
  • Dip the rims of the plastic cups in the gelatin mixture and then in the decorating sugars to coat the rims.
  • Allow the sugar to set/harden for about 20 minutes.
  • Spoon or ladle the gelatin mix into the cups.
  • Place the cups on a tray and refrigerate them until they are partially set. Test them in 30 mins- 1 hour.
  • Place the eyes down into the gelatin. Use a drinking straw or skewers to push them down inside the gelatin.
  • Place some eyes on the top of the gelatin.
  • Let the shots completely set for at least 3 hours or for best results let them set overnight. Enjoy!

NOTES

To make a non-acoholic version omit the vodka and replace it with cold water. You can also skip the sugar on the rim to reduce some of the sugar content. 

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 882kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 7g | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 8mg | Sugar: 74g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.1mg

The nutrition info provided is only an estimate. See my nutrition disclaimer for more info on how the data is collected for recipes.

COURSE :Cocktails
CUISINE :American
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