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Election Day Jolly Rancher-infused cocktail shooters

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Cast your vote,
take a shot!

While you’re watching the results of the presidential election come in on Nov. 6, these Jolly Rancher-infused vodka shooters are the perfect cocktail, whether you're celebrating a win or drowning your sorrows.

Cast your vote,take a shot!

Democrat? Republican? Third party? You may not all see eye to eye during the election, but one thing you can agree on is that vodka cocktail shooters make any night more fun! Knock back a few of these with your friends on election night, and it won’t matter if you agree on politics or not!

Election Day Jolly Rancher-infused cocktail shooters

Makes 12 (1 ounce) shots


  • 10 cherry Jolly Rancher hard candies
  • 10 green apple Jolly Rancher hard candies
  • 10 blue raspberry Jolly Rancher hard candies
  • 9 ounces good-quality vodka


  1. Unwrap the candies and place each flavor into its own glass jar.
  2. Pour three ounces of vodka into each jar. Seal jar and shake.
  3. Let jars sit for about four to six hours in the refrigerator, shaking occasionally to unstick candy from the bottom of the jar, until candy is dissolved.
  4. Serve chilled in shot glasses.

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