Have Your Halloween Candy and Drink It, Too

Why wait and dig through the Halloween bucket leftovers? These candy-inspired cocktails can be enjoyed right now.

What's better than Halloween candy? Not much when you're a kid. And even as adults, we can put the candy consequences out of our mind (for a minute) and dive pretty hard into a bag of chocolate candy mix. But also, as adults, there are more exciting ways to enjoy Halloween candy. Here are six you need to know about before Halloween hits.

Milky Way Martini

Milky Way Halloween Cocktail

Milky Way Halloween Cocktail

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.

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Photo by Steve Murello

This creamy concoction is an adult take on the classic candy bar, mixing coffee liqueur, chocolate vodka and cream for the perfect Halloween treat.

Cemetery Slime Punch

Nonalcoholic Cemetery 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.

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

Try this nonalcoholic punch made from diet root beer, frozen yogurt and lots of gummy worms, of course.

Almond Joy Martini

Almond Joy Halloween Martini

Almond Joy Halloween 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.

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

This drink tastes like an Almond Joy candy bar but comes with a kick courtesy of chocolate vodka, hazelnut liqueur and coconut rum.

Casa Crawler

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Casamigos Tequila

Pop Rocks and sour gummy worms add a playful touch to this berry-infused tequila cocktail.

Firewater Cocktail

Photo by: Sandra Lee, FoodNetwork.com

Sandra Lee, FoodNetwork.com

This dark-as-night cocktail features coffee liqueur, espresso beans, coffee, black vodka and creme de cocoa for a spooky, energy-packed concoction.

Skittles-Infused Wine Granita

This candy-infused frozen treat puts an adult twist on a childhood favorite, and the tie-dye hues are the perfect addition to your fall gatherings.

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