Spooky Halloween Treats and Cocktails for this October

Halloween Treat

Perhaps one of the most beloved holidays of the year in America, Halloween is a time where kids (and adults) get to dress up as their favorite characters or individuals while indulging in delicious candy.  Halloween is a time for scary movies and photoshoots in pumpkin patches; it is a time for haunted houses and costume parties.  While gatherings cannot be as large this year due to the pandemic, spice up the night with your family or close friends and make spooky, delicious treats and cocktails!

From pumpkin to apple flavors, here are some of our top picks of creative food and drinks that are easy to make right in your own home!

Spooky Halloween Treats

Mummy Dogs

Spooky Treats

How cute are these mummy dogs?!  And the recipe for this improvised pigs-in-a-blanket is so easy and simple.  All you need to make this tasty appetizer are hot dogs, crescent rolls, and mustard.  This recipe will most definitely become a family favorite during the Halloween season.

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

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Want an elegant looking appetizer that still goes along with its spooky sidekicks?  This pumpkin-shaped cream cheese ball is almost too pretty to eat.  Only needing a few ingredients, this exquisite snack will have your guests complimenting your presentation skills for the rest of the night!

Pumpkin Pie Soup

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One of the most beloved aspects of fall and the Halloween season is probably pumpkin-flavored everything.  If you love pumpkin pie, this soup will be your next obsession.  Sweet with a hint of saltiness, this pumpkin pie soup will satisfy all your fall cravings.

Rosemary-Pumpkin Seed Brittle

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Speaking of sweet and salty, rosemary-pumpkin seed brittle will be the perfect snack to satiate any craving!  After you are done carving your jack-o-lantern for your front porch, use the seeds to make this delicious treat.  Kids and adults alike will FALL in love with this snack.

“Poison” Candy Apples

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Upgrade your candy apple, to spooky “poison” for Halloween!  With black gel food coloring, you can turn apples into a concoction that looks like it was made by a witch.  You cannot help but get into the Halloween spirit with this dessert!

Spooky Halloween Cocktails

The Witch’s Heart

Spooky Cocktails

Pair your “poison” candy apple with this mystical cocktail that looks like it was brewed in a cauldron.  With some apple brandy or vodka and grenadine, create this spin on a martini that will have all your guests impressed.

Bourbon Milk Punch

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If you want a more sophisticated, creamy drink, this bourbon milk punch cocktail is for you. With vanilla ice cream, cinnamon, honey, and of course bourbon, this boozy milkshake will be your favorite fall drink this season.  Also, add some caramel and whip cream for some aesthetic garnish!

Boozy Apple Cider

Spooky Cocktails

This cocktail is filled with all the fall flavors you are looking for, including apple cider, cinnamon, and caramel.  The boozy apple cider cocktail includes Fireball whisky and is perfectly blended with apple cider in a delicious drink.

Pomegranate Poison Spritz

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If you are looking for an easy and quick cocktail, the pomegranate poison spritz only requires three ingredients— pomegranate juice, vodka, and seltzer water.  This a fruity and simple drink that is perfect for any Halloween celebration!

Bloody Mary Margaritas

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A classic drink with a twist!  A bloody mary margarita makes for a spicy and interesting cocktail if you are looking for something adventurous and different!  With tomato juice, tequila, hot sauce, and triple sec, this bloody mary margarita will be unlike anything you have ever tasted!

Get into the fall spirit by making these treats and drinks and enjoy the flavors of the season!  With these creative and delicious recipes, you will have an unforgettable Halloween with your friends and family.  

Don’t want to figure out how to cook or make these recipes on your own?  We got you covered!  Through CJE’s virtual experiences, we offer cocktail making and cooking classes that can give you live, step-by-step tutorials of how to make these Halloween-themed recipes in your own kitchen!  If you have any questions or want to set up your own virtual experience through CJE, email us at info@chloejohnston.com.  We hope you enjoy these recipes this season!

Happy Halloween!