Recipes: 3 Simply Sweet St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun day to celebrate with your friends! You don’t have to be a mixologist to mix up these simple, fun and sweet St. Patrick’s day cocktails for your friends and family. You can create these easy “green” cocktails with a couple ingredients. Always remember to drink responsibly, and never let friends drink and drive! 

St. Patrick’s Day Shooters

Serves 6-8


  • lime or watermelon “green” Jello or other brand gelatin: 3 ounce box
  • water, boiling: 1 cup
  • water, cold: ½ cup
  • vodka: ½ cup
  • green sugar sprinkles
  • green food coloring- optional
  • small paper cups or shot glasses


Step 1: Mix together the vodka and the cold water and chill in the refrigerator.

Step 2: Pour the hot water and the gelatin into a bowl and mix together until the gelatin is completely dissolved.

Step 3: Pour the chilled water and vodka mixture into the hot mixture and stir together.

Optional: Add in a couple drops of green food color if the color is not a deep enough green. 

Step 4: Carefully pour the shooters mixture into small paper cups or shot glasses.

3 Simply Sweet St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

Step 5: Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Step 6: When you are ready to serve your St. Patrick’s Day shooters, top them with green sugar sprinkles. or even a little whipped topping.

3 Simply Sweet St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

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