Black Cherry Vanilla Shimmy Recipe

Black Cherry Vanilla Shimmy Recipe
Staff Writer
Little Black Dress Vodka

For the Social Butterfly: Sick of lugging a pan of apps to parties? Stuck on whether to bring a beverage or appetizer? Bring both with these edible (not to mention adorable) "Shimmies." No need to be a master mixologist to whip these up — they’re easy, elegant, and promise to have your guests gushing with glee. Coming in at less than 50 calories, these are perfect for swimsuit season!

4
Servings
69
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Cherry Jell-O
  • 1 Cup hot water
  • 1 Cup black cherry vanilla flavored vodka

Directions

Follow the instructions on the back of the Jell-O box, but substitute the vodka where it calls for cold water. Pour into individual dessert glasses or petite wine glasses and chill completely (about 4 hours). Serve as is or top with a dollop of whipped cream.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
9g
10%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
74µg
11%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
43mg
4%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
22µg
6%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
42mg
6%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
25mg
2%
Water
83g
3%

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.