Jack Skellington Jello Shots

Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween this year with a batch of delicious Jack Skellington Jello shots! Make them kid-friendly or adult-boozy for fun times!

Jack Skellington Jello Cups

It’s no secret that Jack Skellington, the star of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, has become an icon for Halloween lovers everywhere.

His spooky yet whimsical aesthetic is one we can’t help but love.

And now you can bring his spirit to your next gathering with a delicious batch of Jack Skellington Jello Shots!

This fun and festive twist on the classic party treat is sure to be a hit with any crowd thanks to its simple ingredients and impressive visual appeal.

Jack skellington jello pops.

These easy-to-make jello shots make for the perfect finish to a costume party or an extra special way to enjoy some family time in front of the fireplace this fall.

So whether you’re hosting friends or staying at home this season, pumpkin spice isn’t your only option when it comes to quenching your thirst.

Jack Skellington Jello Shots are here for all your hauntingly delectable needs!

Prep: 20 Minutes

Cook: 5 Minutes

Additional Time – 24 Hours

Serves: 7 – 5.5 oz cups or 14 – 2.2 oz shots


  • Knox clear gelatin
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Oreo cookies
  • Ghirardelli’s white chocolate
  • Black sparkle gel (Wiltons)
  • Water

For exact measurements, please see the printable recipe card below.

Chiragardelli white vanilla flavored oreos on a counter.

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Supplies Needed

How to Make Jack Skellington Jello Shots

Gather Ingredients

Before you begin making your Jack Skellington Oreo Jello Pops, you’ll need to gather the necessary ingredients.

Oreo jello cups on a counter.

Bloom the Gelatin

In a bowl, sprinkle the two envelopes of gelatin into the 1/2 cup cold water and allow it to sit for five minutes. This process is called blooming and it will help dissolve the gelatin when heated in the next step.

A bowl of flour and a whisk next to it.

After five minutes, your gelatin should look mostly dissolved and have a wrinkly surface on top.

A bowl of liquid with a whisk in it.

Add Boiling Water & Rum

Once your gelatin has bloomed add in boiling water and rum (or replace with water if you’re looking for a nonalcoholic option). Stir until all of the gelatin is dissolved completely. Then add in one can of condensed milk and stir again until everything is fully combined.

Whipping cream in a bowl with a whisk.

Pour Into Cups & Refrigerate Overnight

Now it’s time to pour your jello mixture into cups or molds of your choice! Make sure that each mold is filled almost to the top before placing them in the refrigerator overnight so that they can be set properly.

A group of plastic cups with a yellow liquid in them.
Oreo cheesecake cups with oreo cookies.

Assemble Your Jack Skellington Oreo Jello Pops

Once your jello pops are set it’s time to assemble them! Start by melting some chocolate according to the directions on the bag.

White chocolate chips in a bowl on a counter.

Then dip each Oreo into the melted chocolate before placing them on a sheet of parchment paper on a baking pan.

An oreo cookie in a bowl of whipped cream.

Make sure to stick sticks behind them so they stay attached when frozen later on!

Two wooden sticks on a baking sheet.

Place them in the fridge till the chocolate dries then draw on Jack Skellington’s face before putting it back into the freezer until ready to serve!

Jack skellington and jack o lantern popsicles.

Tips and Tricks

Use pre-made vanilla pudding cups instead of making your own.

Spooktacular halloween cookie and building cakes.

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Printable Recipe Card and Nutritional Values

Yield: 7

Jack Skellington Jello Shots

Jack skellington and jack o lantern popsicles.

Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween this year with a batch of delicious Jack Skellington Jello shots! Make them kid-friendly or add vodka.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 45 minutes


  • 2 packets Knox clear gelatin
  • 14 oz. Can sweetened condensed milk
  • 7 Oreo cookies for 5.5 oz and 14 Oreo cookies for 2.2 oz.
  • 1 bag of Ghirardelli’s white chocolate
  • 7 sticks or 14 sticks
  • 1 tube black sparkle gel (Wiltons)
  • Water


  1. In a bowl, sprinkle 2 envelopes of unflavored gelatin into 1/2 cup cold water and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  2. After the gelatin blooms (it will look mostly dissolved and get wrinkly on the surface), add 1 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup rum (replace with water if you want nonalcoholic); stir to dissolve.
  3. Add the can of condensed milk and stir to combine.
  4. Pour into the cups and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Melt chocolate as directed on the bag.
  6. Dip Oreos into the chocolate and place on a sheet of parchment paper on a baking pan. Make sure to stick the sticks behind them so they stick to it.
  7. Place in fridge for 10 minutes till the chocolate dries.
  8. Draw on the face of Jack Skellington on the Oreo with the black glitter gel.
  9. Place back in the freezer until ready to serve.
  10. When ready to serve place the sticks into the jello and serve cold! Halloween jack skellington shots.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 1817Total Fat 73gSaturated Fat 25gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 45gCholesterol 29mgSodium 1368mgCarbohydrates 279gFiber 9gSugar 180gProtein 24g

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