Halloween Test Tube Shooters

Halloween Test Tube Shooters

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You’re never too old to celebrate Halloween. These test-tube shooters, which closely resemble a science experiment, may be served at kid and adult Halloween parties. Adults – celebrate by substituting sparkling wine for grape juice.

This Recipe Courtesy of Mealtime.org

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories 342; Total fat 15.75g; Saturated Fat 8.5g; Cholesterol 35.5mg; Sodium 302.5mg; Carbohydrate 34g; Fiber 6g; Protein 16g


  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange-colored gelatin powder, such as orange, peach or apricot
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (15 ounces) peaches, apricots or pears in juice or extra-light syrup, not drained
  • 2 1/4 cups purple grape juice
  • 1/4 cup hot-chocolate mix
  • EQUIPMENT: Blender or food processor
  • 18, 2-ounce test tubes and rack to hold them
  • 1 long bamboo skewer
  • Mixing bowl
  • Sauce pan


  • 1 Mix gelatin powder and boiling water until the powder completely dissolves, about 2 minutes.
  • 2 Purée the canned fruit in a blender or food processor until completely smooth.
  • 3 Mix with gelatin and divide between 18, 2-ounce test tubes; you should fill each test tube about half way. Refrigerate until firm.
  • 4 Heat the grape juice in a sauce pan until simmering. Stir in the hot-chocolate mix until it dissolves; refrigerate.
  • 5 TO SERVE: Fill the test tubes with the grape-juice mixture. Poke a skewer down the sides of the test tube into the gelatin so that the grape-juice mixture flows down creating dark stripes through the orange gelatin
  • 6 NOTE: For adults; in place of the grape-juice substitute sparkling wine.


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