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Pop Rocks Jell-O shots are the most fun 4th of July cocktail ever

Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. ...

Popping shots for your patriotic bash

Finally, finally, finally, we grown-ups have the perfect excuse to eat Pop Rocks in public, that childhood guilty pleasure from our grade school days. It doesn't hurt that this Pop Rock love is merged with another childhood fave — Jell-O — to create one of the most deliciously fizzy Jell-O shots you'll ever taste.

For the adults who are still kids at heart, here's how to get the Fourth of July party started:

Popping shots for your patriotic bash
Image: Claire Gallam/SheKnows

To make these snazzy little shots even better, I stuck rock candies into the Jell-O shots, which almost look like fireworks popping out of the Jell-O. The best part about these is how easy they are to make. All you need is a little chilling time for the Jell-O. These will be a huge hit at your 4th of July party, but just make sure the kids realize they're boozy.

More: Candy poppin' bottle rockets

Popping shots for your patriotic bash
Image: Claire Gallam/SheKnows

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