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Halloween cocktails

Diana De Cicco is a food editor and writer based in New York City. She has a master's degree from New York University in Food Studies. Her passions are eating, traveling, and eating while traveling.

Scary and spooky cocktails

Whether you are young or old, Halloween is a fun holiday. However, if trick-or-treating just isn’t your thing, you can still indulge in festive holiday candy. Shake up a few spooky candy-themed Halloween cocktails and enjoy an adult-friendly Halloween!

Scary and spooky cocktailsSlimy Worm Martini

Makes 1 cocktail


  • 1-1/2 ounces lemon flavored rum
  • 1-1/2 ounces raspberry flavored vodka
  • 1/2 ounce blue curacao
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 3 gummy worms


  1. Combine rum with vodka, blue curacao, lemon juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well, strain into a martini glass and float gummy worms in the glass.

Tootsie Roll-tini

Makes 1 cocktail


  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 2 ounces Kahlua
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • Tootsie Rolls for garnish


  1. Combine vodka, Kahlua and orange juice in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a few Tootsie Rolls.

Peanut Butter Cup Cocktail

Makes 1 cocktail


  • 1/2 ounce chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peanuts
  • 2 ounces hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 ounce chocolate liqueur
  • 3 ounces milk
  • Mini peanut butter cups for garnish


  1. Dip the rim of a rocks glass into chocolate syrup then dip into crushed peanuts.
  2. Combine hazelnut liqueur, chocolate liqueur, milk and ice in a shaker. Shake well and strain into a prepared glass. Garnish with a mini peanut butter cup.

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Adult Halloween cocktails and drinks from Van Gogh Vodka

Planning a costume party this Halloween for grownups? Van Gogh Vodka has some ideas for vodka cocktails, shots and martinis that are sure to be great treats for adult guests.

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