Well, if you're looking for the perfect signature cocktail to perk up those evil spirits, check out my top 5 favorites.... and remember, these are strictly for adult monsters only!
Candy Corn Martini
3 oz vanilla vodka
¾ cup candy corn
1oz Grand Marnier
In a glass dish, soak candy corn in vanilla vodka for 1-2 hours. Stir and strain out candy. In a martini shaker with a handful of ice combine the candy corn-infused vodka and Grand Marnier. Strain into a martini glass and serve.
Classic Bloody Mary
Garnish: Celery stalk and lime wedge
Pour some celery salt onto a small plate. Rub the juicy side of the lemon or lime wedge along the lip of a pint glass. Roll the outer edge of the glass in celery salt until fully coated. Fill with ice and set aside. Squeeze the lemon and lime wedges into a shaker and drop them in. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake gently and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a celery stalk and a lime wedge.
The Black Widow2 oz black vodka
.5 oz Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
2 oz blackberry or grape juice
black licorice and sugar for garnish (optional)
DirectionsCombine all ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass. Garnish with black licorice and add a plastic black spider to the stem of the martini glass.
1/2 Organic Kiwi, Peeled
1/2 Organic Lime, Cut Into Quarters
1 teaspoon Organic Sugar
Muddle fruit and sugar in a mixing glass until well crushed and juicy. Add ice and vodka and shake vigorously. Pour all contents into bucket glass and drink with straws.
The Wicked Witch of the West1oz Midori Melon Liqueur
.5oz Blue Curacao
Using simple syrup, rim your chilled martini glass. Then dip the rim into black sprinkles. Pour the grenadine and Blue Curacao in the bottom of a chilled martini glass. Stir as necessary to obtain the dark black color. Then pour Midori and vodka into a shaker and shake with ice. Very carefully, using a spoon, layer the green Midori vodka mixture over the grenadine and blue Curacao.
Each recipe makes 1 cocktail. Enjoy responsibly! Every Halloween Homemaker knows these potions are for adults only!