DIY- Halloween Cocktails

PumpkinPunchPumpkin Spice Punch

2 sweet apples
2 pears
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
1 cup whiskey or bourbon
3 cups apple cider
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 bottles pinot grigio


Thinly slice apples and pears lengthwise, then place in a large bowl. Coat with lemon juice to prevent browning. Add honey,  bourbon, apple cider and pumpkin pie spice, stirring gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, or overnight. Top with chilled pinot grigio and serve.


vampire-cocktail-featured-450x450True Blood Cocktails

¼ cup sugar

1/2 cup vodka

1/4 cup amaretto

1/4 cup orange juice

3/4 cup club soda

4 plastic syringes (available at party & pet stores)

1/2 cup raspberry beverage syrup (we like Torani)


1. Chill raspberry syrup to thicken.

2. Add vodka and amaretto to a shaker with ice and shake until very cold, about 20 seconds. Stir in orange juice and club soda. Pour into iced glasses.

3. Fill syringes with equal parts of the raspberry syrup and place in glasses before serving.


(Makes 4 delicious cocktails)



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