As I have said before, I am not a huge fan of desserts, but I know that a lot of other people are! We recently hosted a Couples Euchre where I decided to serve Cosmopolitan Jello Shots as the dessert! It was a little “foo-foo” – but most of the men tried it too and everyone seemed to enjoy! They were very easy to make, I found the original recipe here on Tablespoon, they were super easy to prepare and a great make ahead dessert!
I used mini muffin tins as the mold, I didn’t think I’d be able to cut them even enough to just let them set in a pan! I did put a little bit of grapeseed oil in the pans before pouring in the jello so that it would be easier to get them out. Once set, I used a small spatula to scoop them out of the molds! They are garnished with quartered maraschino cherries and lime zest.
Cosmopolitan Jello Shots
Recipe courtesy of Tablespoon
1 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
2 1/2 envelopes Knox plain gelatin
1/4 cup Rose’s lime juice (or fresh lime juice with a health dash of simple syrup)
1/4 cup Grand Marnier, or Cointreau (use Cointreau or Triple Sec for a milder tasting jelly shot)
3/4 cup orange flavored vodka (I used Ketel One Oranje)
Small amount grapeseed oil, to grease the mini muffin cups
Quartered maraschino cherries, for garnish