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Spooktacular Halloween cocktail recipes

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 10:48:48-04

Lots of home celebrations are happening this Halloween, so why not treat yourself to some spooky sippers?

Nate Blury from the Original Tin Cup shows off a few recipes for people to enjoy.

Tart Cherry Eyeball Punch

  • Drain 2 (15-oz.) cans lychees, reserving 1 ½ cups of syrup.
  • Carefully stuff blueberries in each lychee; chill.
  • Stir together reserved syrup, 4 cups tart cherry juice, and 1 cup fresh orange juice in a large pitcher; chill.
  • Add stuffed lychees and 3 (12-oz.) cans of chilled sparkling water to punch.
  • Serve over ice. Makes 12 servings

* For a sweeter drink, substitute ginger ale for sparkling water. Adults only: Stir 1 ½ cups vodka or light rum into punch.
Pomegranate Rum Punch

  • 4 hibiscus tea bags
  • 1 small cinnamon stick, smashed
  • 1 c. pomegranate juice
  • 1 c. spiced rum
  • 1/2 c. fresh navel or blood orange juice, plus slices for serving
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled
  • Pomegranate seeds, (for serving)


  • Place tea bags and cinnamon stick in a large measuring cup. Top with 1 cup boiling water; let steep 5 minutes. Strain and cool to room temperature.
  • Combine tea, pomegranate juice, rum, and orange juice in a pitcher.
  • Slowly stir in prosecco.
  • Serve over ice with orange slices and pomegranate seeds.

The Haunted Graveyard

  • 3 oz bourbon
  • 2 oz maple syrup
  • 4 orange slices
  • 4 dashes bitters
  • 2 sprigs rosemary


  • Pour the bourbon and maple syrup into a cocktail shaker. Add the ice, orange slices, and sprig of rosemary.
  • Shake well for at least 30 seconds.
  • Add the ice to a short whiskey glass and strain over the prepared cocktail.
  • Garnish with a fresh stem of rosemary and use a kitchen blow torch or long match to set it on fire.

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