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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • 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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