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8 Easy Shot Recipes to Get the Party Going Fast

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If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get any party started, a round of shots is the answer. Whether you’re throwing a bash at home or gathered at a bar to celebrate something special, these crowd-pleasing shots are sure to satisfy your whole crew, even those who claim they don’t “do” the tiny drinks. Here, eight easy and delicious shot recipes to get the party going fast.

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This shot may be easy to make, but it’s not for the faint of heart. When acidic lime juice and sweet Irish cream come in contact, the concoction curdles, so drink this one down as fast as possible.

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Irish Cream
Lime Juice
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Perhaps one of the first shots you ever took, we still love the Kamikaze to this day. Its mix of vodka, triple sec and lime juice is almost too easy to shoot down.

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vodka
triple sec
lime juice
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Jameson and Frangelico come together (hence the name) to create a butterscotch-like flavor that even shot haters will love. Serve it as a fun dessert-tail at your next dinner party.

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Jameson Irish Whiskey
Frangelico
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When you in the mood for a savory snack to go along with your booze, whip up this tangy, spicy oyster shooter. An Old Bay rim on the shot glass makes it extra delectable.

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Vodka
lemon juice
Oyster
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If you love the classic New Orleans dessert, bananas foster, this shot is the next best thing. While we love making it with gold rum, feel free to use whatever type you have on hand.

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gold rum
banana liqueur
Rumchata
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Whoever coined the phrase “easy as pie” must have never made the baked good from scratch—baking a pie is quite the undertaking, especially if you make the crust yourself. But this Apple Pie Shot puts the all-American staple into a simple, tasty package, so you don’t have to stand over a hot oven.

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Fireball
butterscotch schnapps
apple cider
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Sweet and creamy cake-flavored vodka mixes with pineapple juice and a touch of grenadine to mimic the fruity dessert. If you’re looking for a recipe to please shot-taking newbies, this is it.

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Cake-Flavored Vodka
Pineapple Juice
Grenadine
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The one thing that could make cinnamon rolls better is the addition if booze. Our liquified version of the sweet, spiced treat is one of our favorite shots of all time.

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Fireball
Cream Soda
Whipped cream, to top

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