Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

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1-2 pkg fresh strawberries, prepped **see directions**
1 box strawberry jello
4 oz tequila
2 oz cointreau
margarita salt for garnish
lime triangles for garnish

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Hope Vaillancourt Recipe
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Payson, AZ (pop. 15,301)
Member Since Aug 2011
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How fun!!! Just eat the whole thing and let the party start!
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PREPPING THE STRAWBERRIES: Cut the bottoms of the strawberry flat to get them to stand upright. When you do so, make sure that you do not cut off so much that there is a hole at the bottom. Use a huller or apple corer to empty out the strawberry. Once the strawberries have been emptied, use a towel to pat the outside of the strawberries dry. Check each strawberry and make sure there is not a hole in the bottom before you start filling.
- Boil one cup of hot water in a saucepan, then add in Jell-o powder and whisk until powder is completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Set aside. Measure out 1/4 cup of cold water and set aside.
- Combine tequila and Cointreau, in cocktail shaker filled with ice. Add liquour mixture to cold water and stir to combine. Then add cold liquour mixture to hot Jell-o mixture and stir to combine.
- Pour final Jell-o mix into strawberries and chill overnight. Dip your finger in water or use a moistened brush to wet the edge of the strawberries, dip and rotate the strawberries in salt to rim. Garnish with cut lime triangles to finish.

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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Jan 30, 2012
These are so cute !!
user Khristi Chiarella foodie22 - Jan 31, 2012
I am making these for Superbowl! How fun is this!! Thanks for sharing, I'm thinking of using lemons too...great idea! :)
user Debbie Hake debhake - May 4, 2012
These are cute. Thinking adult one's and child one's for family reunion!
user Tina Woodfield TinaWoody - May 4, 2012
Hey.....where's the non-alcohol recipe ? lol lol
user Patti Jagodzinski Gingersnap57 - May 4, 2012
makin these tomorrow for Cinco de Mayo.... husband brought home strawberries today! Yay for me!!!

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