7 Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Spook yourself into the Halloween spirit with these creepy cocktails for the haunting holiday!

By Reader's Digest Editors
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    Jack O'Tini

    2 ounces chilled vodka

    1 ¼ ounces Bols Pumpkin Smash Liqueur

    1 Candy Corn

    In a cocktail shaker, mix the vodka and liqueur with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish the drink with a single candy corn for a festive Halloween look.

    Red Eye Cocktail

    2 ounces gin

    1 ounce Cointreau

    ½ ounce lemon juice

    1 teaspoon sugar

    1 teaspoon egg white

    1 pimento stuffed olive

    Chocolate chips

    Combine gin, Cointreau, lemon juice, sugar, and egg white with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake well and pour the mixture into a martini glass. Add the olive and sprinkle in a few chocolate chips for an eerie drink.

    Kahlua Black Cat

    1 ounce Kahlua

    2 ½ ounces vanilla vodka

    ¼ ounce Sambuca

    Espresso beans

    Stir all the ingredients with ice in a shaker and strain into a martini glass. Add 3 espresso beans to make it appear as if a black cat is lurking at the surface – creepy!

    Bloody Scary Cocktail

    4 ounces prosecco

    1 ounce freshly squeezed blood orange juice

    ½ ounce Campari

    1 ounce chilled Blavod Black vodka

    1 cup of sugar

    Make a simple syrup by bringing sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil. Stir the mixture until the sugar has dissolved and then let cool. Once the syrup is done, pour it into a champagne flute with the prosecco, orange juice, and Campari. Then, pour the vodka over the back of a spoon to create a chilling drink.

    Vampire's Elixir

    1 ½ ounces SKYY Infusions Raspberry

    ¾ ounce White Chocolate Liqueur

    1 ounce Half and Half

    Strawberry Syrup

    Adorn a chilled martini glass with strawberry syrup to mimic dripping blood. Then, combine all other ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into the decorated martini glass and add vampire teeth for a cocktail with a bite.

    Halloween Hypnotist

    2 ounces Hpnotiq

    1 ounce vodka

    Dash of lemon juice

    1 glow stick

    Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain the cocktail into a chilled glass and throw in your lit glow stick for an illuminated mixture.

    Green Goblin Jello Shot

    6 ounces green apple Jell-O

    10 ounces vodka

    Gummy worms

    Mix Jell-O powder with 16 ounces of boiling water in a bowl until powder completely dissolves. Then, add in 6 ounces of cold water and the vodka. Pour the mixture into little paper cups or shot glasses and garnish each glass with a gummy worm. After the jello hardens in the fridge, serve these freaky shots to your Halloween guests.

    Plus: 7 Spooky Halloween Treat Recipes

    Sources: DrinkOfTheWeek.com, ThatsFit.com, Martha Stewart, Suite101.com, Celebrations.com


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