We're sipping pumpkin spice piña coladas for Halloween, and we're not sorry

Oct 6, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. ET
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You'd be surprised at how just a touch of pumpkin and spices work with pineapple, coconut and rum in this fall season twist on the classic piña colada. So while you're making your pies, save a little of that filling for these cocktails.

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To make it more festive, garnish with candy corn and even scary Halloween gummy worms.

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Oh, and did I mention that this pumpkin piña colada is good to the very last drop?

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Pumpkin piña colada recipe

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 3 cups crushed ice
  • 2 pineapple wedges, for garnish
  • 2 maraschino cherries, for garnish
  • Halloween candy corn, for garnish (optional)
  • 6 pinches ground cinnamon, for topping

Directions:

  1. To a blender, add the pineapple juice, cream of coconut, pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spice, rum and ice.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Serve in a chilled glass, and garnish with pineapple, maraschino cherries and candy corn (optional). Top with ground cinnamon.

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pumpkin spice pina colada
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