Happy Labor Day weekend, everyone! If you're searching for a fun way to kick off the 3-day weekend, look no further than Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots. Shots can be dreadful (bite the lime!), but these adorable strawberry shooters actually taste as good as they look. Make a batch of these beauties for a party this weekend and you'll instantly become everyone's best friend. [youtube


Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots

What you'll need:

  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 packet strawberry or lime Jell-O
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 packs strawberries
  • Margarita salt
  • Lime zest
  • Lime juice
  • Lime slices
  • Place hot water and Jell-O in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Add tequila, Cointreau, and cold water. Whisk again.
  • Core the strawberries and scoop out a cavity.
  • Slice off the tips of the berries to create a base for them to stand.
  • Place the berries in an ice cube tray (or on a baking sheet, but keep them steady!)
  • Fill with Jell-O mixture and refrigerate for about 3 hours.
  • Combine margarita salt and lime zest in a small dish. Place lime juice in a small bowl.
  • Dip the edges of the strawberries in the juice, and then roll them in the salt mixture.
  • Top each berry with a slice of lime.
  • Shots!