14 Next-Level Shots To Make Right Now

As cute as they are lethal…

Gone are the days when a nip of vodka laced with cranberry juice could be considered an inviting drink. Home bartenders are taking things to the next level with creative concoctions worthy of the pros. And with a few X-factor recipes up your sleeve, you can too.

So to help you knock everyone’s socks off at your next party, here are 14 delectable shots that’ll slay it with your guests, and likely get them pretty buzzed…

1. The Birthday Cake


With frosting and sprinkles to complement the vodka and Baileys mix, it won’t just be the birthday girl making her way through these bright pink shots. (Recipe here)

2. Watermelon Jello Shots


If you need to keep a large crowd hydrated, look no further. All you need are four ingredients to make these deliciously sweet, secretly boozy watermelon jello shots. (Recipe here)

3. Little Red Corvette


Day or night, this tasty mix of Aperol, orange vodka and fresh lemon juice will certainly hit the spot. But don’t be fooled by this sweet drink, after a few, you might be crawling home! (Recipe here)

4. The Bramble


These blackberry jello cubes can act as a unique canapé as well as a delectable shot. Mouth-wateringly tasty and topped off with a cute garnish, they’re sure to be a hit with everyone. (Recipe here)

5. Strawberry Margarita Jello Shot


Get creative and impress your friends with these scrumptious little jello shots served inside strawberries. Not only are they adorable, they’re easy to create. (Recipe here)

6. The Chocolate Cake


Though it doesn’t use a chocolate base, nor does it look as its name suggests, this shot tastes exactly like your Nanna’s scrumptious chocolate cake. (Recipe here)

7. Moscow Mule Jello Shots


Your tastebuds will be craving another as soon as you’ve finished one of these lime-infused shot cubes. They’re a great option for a New Year’s Eve celebration, or any place where fun is allowed! (Recipe here)

8. Peppermint Eggnog Milkshake


 Need to use up those leftover candy canes from Christmas? A peppermint eggnog shot will do the trick. Pretty, minty and delicious! (Recipe here)

9. Marshmallow and Kahlúa Shots


The beautiful milky texture of the Kahlúa is a unique contrast to the crunchy and slightly smoked marshmallow cups it’s served in. A yummy combo and perfect nightcap. (Recipe here)

10. Mojito Limes


If you’re having a Summer barbecue, this a refreshing and creative twist on the classic mojito that’ll break the ice between guests and look impressive as hell on a serving platter. (Recipe here)

11. Caramel and Apple Cheesecakes


Warning: making these shots for your friends will make them fall in love with you! The blend of butterscotch schnapps and caramel vodka produces a charming apple parfait that’ll leave you buzzing. (Recipe here)

12. Cosmopolitan Cubes


Break out the Conintreau and the vodka and bring everyone’s fave Sex and the City cocktail into the future with these delish boozy cubes. (Recipe here)

13. The Dirty Mary


These spicy Bloody Mary shooters only take a second to make and the union of jalapeño salt and tequila will certainly knock anyone’s socks right off. (Recipe here)

14. Mimosa Jello Skewers


These citrusy skewer shots are the ultimate refreshing treat for a tipsy ladies lunch. Be warned: No one will be able to stop at one. (Recipe here)

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