14 To-Die-For Halloween Cocktails

Raise spirits at your Halloween party with these 14 devilishly delightful cocktails, martinis, punches and shooters.

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.

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 it will give you more than just a sugar rush.

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.\"

Liquified Ghost Halloween Cocktail Photo by Steve Murello

Liquefied Ghost Cocktail

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

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 dramatic presentation.

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.

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.

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.\"

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Recipe created by Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark for Cooking Channel

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