23 To-Die-For Halloween Cocktails

No matter what's your Halloween guests' favorite poison, we've got you covered with 23 devilishly delightful cocktail, martini, punch and shot recipes — all guaranteed to raise spirits at your monster mash.

Mr. Hyde Potion Sam Henderson

Mr. Hyde Potion

Unleash your Halloween guests' hidden wild side with this potent potable. Made with vodka, aromatic herbs and blackberry liqueur, it's frightfully refreshing. Get the recipe.

Bloody Orange Cocktail Sam Henderson

Bloody Orange Cocktail

Plastic syringes (available at party stores) filled with fresh homemade raspberry syrup add a chilling (but delicious!) twist to this fruity cocktail. Get the recipe.

Morgue-A-Rita Halloween Cocktail Sam Henderson

Morgue-A-Rita

A Halloween take on everyone's favorite summer cocktail — the margarita — this colorful concoction includes the usual suspects: fresh lime juice, triple sec and tequila with a few additions for the spooky season. Get the recipe.

Smokin' Skulls Shot

Dry ice chips give this sinister sip its signature vaporous effect while bourbon lends a smoky flavor. Serve in shot glasses — but allow dry ice to completely dissolve before drinking. Get the recipe.

Black Devil Martini Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Black Devil Martini

Dark rum and a black olive garnish give this martini its midnight hue. Rim the glass with coarse orange sugar to dress it up for a Halloween party. Get the recipe.

Black Magic Cocktail

Cast a spell over your Halloween party guests with this bewitching beverage that combines orange juice with black vodka and triple sec. Get the recipe.

Black Widow Shot

Black vodka and cranberry juice give this shot its venomous bite. Rim the glass with red sugar crystals for an added touch. Get the recipe.

Zombie Slime Shooters

A blend of 4 liquors, this fruity cocktail goes down easy but packs a mighty wallop. Complement the drink's eerie green hue with red 'slime' you can easily make yourself with just corn syrup and red food coloring. Get the recipe.

Almond Joy Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Almond Joy Martini

Miss trick-or-treating days? This adults-only drink made from chocolate vodka, hazelnut liqueur and coconut rum tastes like an Almond Joy candy bar, but will give you more than just a sugar rush. Get the recipe.

Blood Sucker Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Blood Sucker Cocktail

To create this vampire-friendly cocktail, shake up triple sec, vodka and pineapple juice, then strain and pour into a glass. Drip strawberry or raspberry puree along the sides of the glass to add streams of 'blood.' Get the recipe.

Liquified Ghost Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Liquefied Ghost Cocktail

Your Halloween guests will die for a sip of this ghostly white cocktail that tastes like a grown-up milkshake. Mix vanilla simple syrup, cream, vodka and soda, then serve in a martini glass. Get the recipe.

Halloween Punch Recipe Liz Gray

Pumpkin Spice Punch

Summery sangria gets a flavorful update for fall with pumpkin pie spice, bourbon and apple cider. Make a big batch to serve in a hollowed-out pumpkin for a pitch-perfect seasonal presentation. Get the recipe.

Milky Way Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Milky Way Martini

What would Halloween be without candy? This Milky Way martini combines coffee liqueur, chocolate vodka and cream for an adults-only version of the classic candy bar. Get the recipe.

Witch's Brew Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Witches' Brew

Pull out your cauldron to scare up a batch of this party-perfect punch. Pineapple and cranberry juice give this drink its harvest-moon hue while a shot of Malibu rum lends a Caribbean kick. Get the recipe.

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream — but a liberal shot of bourbon ensures this fall-flavored milkshake is an adults-only treat. Or, skip the booze and blend up a batch of non-alcoholic shakes for your favorite trick-or-treaters. Get the recipe.

Zombie Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Zombie Cocktail

Like zombies themselves, this cocktail packs a powerful punch thanks to apricot brandy and three types of rum: light, dark and high-proof Bacardi 151. Grenadine and orange juice give the drink its lovely pumpkin hue. A few of these and you may indeed feel like the walking dead the next day. Get the recipe.

Bloody Brain Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Bloody Brain Shooter

Channel your inner mad scientist to create this creepy-looking shooter. Add chilled vodka and lime juice to a shot glass, then use a straw to drip Irish cream on top. The acidic lime juice will cause the cream to curdle, creating realistic blobs of 'brain.' Get the recipe.

Brain Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

The Brain Cocktail

For a simpler, fruitier take on the Bloody Brain Shooter, pour peach schnapps into a glass and top with Irish cream for a blood-curdling presentation. For extra gore, top with a dash of blood-red grenadine. Get the recipe.

Bloody Vampire Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Vampire Cocktail

This dessert-worthy combination of vanilla ice cream, triple sec and white crème de cacao is deliciously disgusting, thanks to drizzles of blood-red grenadine down the sides of the glass. Get the recipe.

Jack-O'-Lantern Cocktail

Cognac, Grand Marnier and orange juice give this sweet sippable an unexpected kick. Get the recipe.

Halloween Punch Photo by Steve Murello

Nonalcoholic Cemetery Punch

Kids will flip for this gross-looking punch. Since little ghouls and goblins will likely be pumped up on sugar from trick-or-treat bags, diet root beer and frozen yogurt won't add to the impact. Get the recipe.

A Twist of Lemon

Vesper Martini

Made famous by super-spy James Bond, this chilling recipe, named for 007's deceased love, is sure to give you the vapors. Get the recipe.

Courtesy Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark © 2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Zombie Gut Punch Cocktail

Blood orange juice and black cherry soda give this cocktail its bloody hue while vodka and bitters pack a mighty punch. Get the recipe. Recipe created by Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark for Cooking Channel

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