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28 Amazing New Years Eve Shot Recipes To Get The Party Started

As you ring in 2022, look no further than this ultimate guide to 28 amazing New Years Eve shot recipes. Are you are ready to get your party started quickly (right?!)?. People will be dancing in no time and your party will be remembered as the most epic party of 2022.


New Years Eve Champagne Jello Shot

As the clock strikes midnight and you ring in the new year, what could be a better way than with a delicious boozy treat? Covered in festive sprinkles, this simple recipe will be a big hit.

New Years Eve Shots Recipe for Champagne Jello shots

Pink Champagne Jello Shots

The best ways to celebrate the ball drop is with your loved one and these Pink Champagne Jello Shots. Made with pink champagne, white cranberry strawberry juice, water and gelatin, they are so easy to make on a whim for your New Year’s Eve parties and other celebrations!

Pink Champagne Jello Shots

Easy Bailey’s Chocolate Pudding Shots

I’ll admit straight-up that these look and taste more like little desserts than cocktails, but don’t be fooled. These pretty little chocolate shots are flavored with Bailey’s Irish Cream. Your party guests will thank you once they taste these creamy treats.

Easy Bailey's Chocolate Pudding shots

Chocolate Orange Shots

These chocolate orange shots are the perfect way to get your party started! Made with three ingredients; orange liqueur, chocolate liquor and kahlua, these shooters come together quickly and easily. Fun shots for parties, these shaken cocktails taste just like a chocolate orange! 

Chocolate orange shots

Skrewball Whiskey Peanut Butter Cup Shot

This peanut butter whiskey shot recipe is made from 3 simple ingredients – Skrewball whiskey, coffee liqueur, and milk. This delicious drink tastes like a Reese’s peanut butter cup, with a hint of coffee!

Skrewball Whiskey Peanut Butter Cup shot

Chambord Shots

Time to get the party started with these tasty chambord shots! Sweet and creamy, these Chambord shots take minutes to make. Made with decadent heavy cream, sugar, and Chambord, the Chambord shot is perfect for your New Year’s Eve party.

Chambord shots

Red White and Blue Jello Shots

These red white and blue jello shots are an easy and impressive treat for a NYE party or BBQ. Make them boozy for adults or alcohol free for the kids. 

Red, White, and Blue Jello shots

Champagne Jello Shots Recipe

Fancy Jello shots don’t have to be difficult to make! The next time you are having an adult NYE celebration or party, make some champagne Jello shots with gold edible glitter and up the fun in your festivities!

Gold Champagne Jello Shots for the New Year

Long Island Iced Tea Jello Shots

Long Island Iced Tea Jello Shots are perfect for New Year’s Eve, football viewing parties, and tailgating! Easy to make , serve, and clean up, they taste great and are portable!

Long Island Iced Tea jello shots


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Watermelon Shooters

This easy watermelon shooters recipe makes the best watermelon shots you’ve ever tasted. Made with fresh watermelon, rum, and peach schnapps, they taste just like watermelon sugar gummy candies. They take 5 minutes to make and can be stored in the fridge until ready to drink!

watermelon shooters

Tootsie Roll Shot

One of the best New Years Eve shots recipe is the Tootsie Roll shot. The Tootsie Roll shot is an easy drink recipe that looks and tastes like the popular candy.   This tasty cocktail has the right blend of creamy chocolate, caramel flavor, and a bit of orange juice.  It will surprise you that this shot recipe does taste and smell just like a Tootsie Roll candy.

Tootsie Roll shot

Layered Peppermint Shooter

This tasty treat never fails to impress the guests when arranged and garnished with crushed candy cane to enjoy.

Layered peppermint shooter

Caramel Apple Shot

Caramel apple shots are a tasty New Years Eve shot recipe made with caramel vodka, apple cider, sour apple mixer, and caramel sauce.

Caramel apple shot

NYE Vanilla Shots

Ring in the New Year with an easy New Years Eve shots recipe. We will be toasting with these Vanilla Milk Shots! They have just the right amount of sweetness, spike, spice and sparkle thanks to the fun silver and gold sprinkles. The cake icing makes the sprinkles stick and adds just the right hint of sweetness!

NYE vanilla milk shots

Coffee Jell-O Shots

Coffee Jell-O shots are perfect for New Years Eve. Made with the perfect amount of caffeine to help get the party started.

Coffee jello shots

Crown Royal Peach Shooters

These Peach Shooters are perfect for New Year’s Eve. Use Crown Royal Peach Whiskey or Peach Schnapps to give this cocktail a zing!

Crown Royal Peach shooters

Apple Pie Shooters

The actual drink is only two ingredients and the whipped cream topping is a crowning touch. Apple pie shots add a fun element to any gathering.

Apple pie shooters

Oreo Thin Mint Shooters

If you are looking for sweet New Years Eve shot recipes, this recipe should be at the top of your list. Chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps come together in chocolate mint covered shot glasses for a delicious dessert cocktail. 

Oreo thin mint shooters

Peppermint White Russian

The holidays are here and this Peppermint White Russian is a great way to celebrate this year. Seasonal drinks are the best! This one is made with Peppermint Vodka, Vanilla Vodka, and coffee liqueur as the main ingredients.

Peppermint white russian

Jameson Green Tea Shot

Toast with friends and celebrate with this green tea shot recipe made with Jamieson Irish Whiskey and Peach Schnapps. Smooth and with a peachy sweet and sour finish.

Green tea shot made from Jameson whiskey

Polar Bear Shot Recipe

If you like peppermint patties, you are sure to love this Polar Bear Shot Drink Recipe! This recipe is as easy as it comes when you are trying to mix up shot drinks for a crowd. With only a few ingredients, you will not break the bank serving them for a party either!

Polar bear shot recipe

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot

Vodka, pineapple juice, and grenadine come together to make this fun and fruity dessert shooter that’s reminiscent of pineapple upside down cake.

Pineapple upside down cake shot

Irish Coffee Milkshake Shooter

A fun and boozy dessert idea. Irish Coffee Milkshake Shooters are a fun way to ring in the new year.

Irish coffee milkshake

Ice Cream Cone Rum Chata Shots

These fun and colorful rum chata shots are served in easy homemade ice cream cone shot glasses, perfect for all sorts of parties and celebrations!

Ice cream cone rum chata shots

Vodka Sparkle Shots

Celebrate the new year with these tasty vodka sparkle shots! If you’re looking for festive and unique shot recipe, this is one of the best New Years Eve drinks to make!

Vodka sparkle shots

Peanut Butter and Jelly Shot

This Skrewball Peanut Butter and Jelly Shot ( A lot of people call this a PB&J shot) is an easy alcoholic drink! This easy recipe only needs 2 ingredients to make this popular peanut butter and jelly shot.

Peanut butter and jelly shot

Strawberry Lemonade Shots

Your party guests will love these pretty pink lemonade cocktails! This easy vodka shot has it all. It’s sweet, tart and bubbly deliciousness in a little shot glass. Add colorful fruit garnishes as a festive touch and these Strawberry Lemonade vodka shots will dazzle your friends.

strawberry lemonade shots

Margarita Tequila Jello Shots

This perfect addition to your New Year’s Eve celebration, this is a twist on the classic cocktail recipe. The Margarita Jello Shot recipe is the best that you can find. Adding a little bit of tequila makes these the best adult treats to bring to your NYE party.

margarita jello shots

In Summary

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to throw an epic party? Whether you are hosting a NYE party or you are celebrating with your family at home, these New Years Eve shot recipes are sure to get the party started.

If you try any of these recipes, please leave me a comment and let me know how you loved it.

Cheers to fresh starts!

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