11 Best Vodka Shot Recipes

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Hosting a happy hour? Maybe a holiday party? Here are 11 of the best delicious vodka shots recipes you need to get the party started at your next event!

Lemon Drop Shots

Lemon Drop Shots
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Do you love a refreshing shot? If so, try this classic lemon drop shot! It’s sweet and tart with lots of lemony flavors. 

This is a twist when the drink is served in a shot glass. It seems fancy, but the good news is that it’s really easy to make. 

You’ll only need 3 ingredients plus some ice cubes. The trick is selecting quality ingredients and combining them in a balanced way.

Vodka Jello Shots

Vodka Jello Shots

Always the life of the party, vodka Jell-o shots are a cinch to make and loads of fun to drink. If you’re hosting, make a few extras because they always disappear fast!

These vodka jello shots are quick and easy to make. Simply choose which color and flavor you’ll need for your gathering and whip them up. 

Be sure to make a few, though – these tasty tots disappear quickly. 

Pink Starburst Shot

Pink Starburst Shot

Sweet and savory, these pink Starburst shots are made with vodka, sweet and sour mix, and watermelon schnapps. 

Plus, they have a bright pink color and are so pretty!

Best White Gummy Bear Shot

Best White Gummy Bear Shot

Adorable and tasty, these gummy bear shots are made with raspberry vodka and peach liqueur. 

Perfect for bachelorette parties or other fun events, these pretty little shooters go down smoothly.

White Tea Shot

White Tea Shot

With a taste of peach and some lemon-lime, this sweet yet sour shooter is always a crowd-pleaser.

Vodka Pickle Shot

Pickle lovers rejoice! There is a shooter that also comes with a delectable snack. Talk about hitting two birds with one stone!

Chocolate Pudding Shots With Kahlua & Vodka

Chocolate Pudding Shots With Kahlua & Vodka

Creamy and savory, these chocolate pudding shooters are going to wow your party guests instantly!

Whipped Cream Vodka Drinks

Whipped Cream Vodka Drinks

Made with sweet vanilla, dairy-free whipped cream, these tasty shots are always a hit with partygoers!

Strawberry Vodka Shots

Strawberry Vodka Shots

Sweet strawberry shots are as pretty as they are delicious. Perfect for your next summer event, these shooters are always a hit.

Woo Woo Shot

Fruity and delicious, this quick and simple shooter recipe is made with vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice.

Kamikaze Shot Recipe 

Kamikaze Shot Recipe

Similar to a kamikaze cocktail, these shooters are made with vodka, triple sec, and lime juice. Their zesty flavor is always a hit with any crowd.

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11 Easy Vodka Shot Recipes

By: Izzy
Here are 11 of the best delicious vodka shots recipes you need to get the party started at your next event! Vodka is an ingredient in many popular cocktails and shot recipes. With this collection of the very best vodka shots, you’ll get inspired!
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 4 shots vodka
  • 1 shot lemon juice, freshly squeezed or bottled
  • 1 shot sugar , or to taste, plus more for garnish
  • ice cubes


  • Juice a lemon, then strain to remove seeds and pulp.
  • Rub a piece of lemon slice around the rim of the shot glass and then immediately dip into sugar that’s spread out on a small plate. Set aside.
  • Add ice, vodka, lemon juice, and sugar to a shaking glass.
  • Shake well until sugar is completely dissolved (about 10 times).
  • Strain mix into shot glass and garnish with lemon slice. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition information provided is an estimate only and will vary based on ingredient brands and cooking methods used.

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I'm Izzy, a food lover and photographer. Here you’ll find a collection of simple recipes that are perfect for busy people. My blog aims to help you make and enjoy delicious and healthy food at home.

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