Berry Blue Malibu Jello Shots Recipe

This berry blue jello shots recipe made with coconut rum is a really easy version that has a tropical flair.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16 jello shots
Calories 37kcal


  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 3-oz (small box) Berry Blue jello
  • 2/3 cup Malibu Rum (or other coconut rum)
  • 1/3 cup cold water


  • 1 cookie sheet
  • 16 2-oz jello shot cups
  • 1 Kettle or pot
  • 1 mixing bowl with a spout
  • 1 measuring cup


  • Spread out the jello shot cups on a cookie sheet. 
  • Mix the Berry Blue Jello crystals with 1 cup of boiling water until the jello sugar has dissolved. 
  • Add the Coconut Rum and 1/3 cup cold water. Mix again.
  • Pour into jello shot cups.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until set, usually 2 to 4 hours.
  • Makes about 16 2-oz jello shots.


  • The cookie sheet makes it much easier to transport the jello shots in and out of the refrigerator.
  • Adjust the amount of cold water and Malibu rum based on how strong you want your jello shots to be. Just make sure that the combination of the two comes out to 1 cup of total liquid.
  • Using a mixing bowl with a spout will make it easier to pour the jello into the shot cups.


Serving: 1jello shot | Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.5g | Sodium: 20mg | Sugar: 6.5g