It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion

You cannot throw a Halloween party without serving candy. Trick or treat, remember? Yes, the evening will probably involve debates on the best or worst Halloween candy of all time. Many will discuss their favorite sweet- whether it is Skittles, Sour Patch Kids or Snickers; we realized pairing candy with the perfect drink is key. We have a listed a few cocktail recipes that involve a pairing or three. Not into the huge sugar rush? No problem. A healthy option is listed as well.

It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion

Vampire’s Bubbly + Black Licorice

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. Benham’s Gin
  • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. grenadine
  • Castello del Poggio Prosecco
  • Black Licorice

Method:

Place licorice and 1-2 ice cubes into a wine glass. Fill with the gin, lemon juice and grenadine. Top the glass with Castello del Poggio Prosecco

It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion

Spooky Peach Punch + Candy Corn

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups ice
  • 1 cup Diplomatico Planas rum
  • 1/2 cups peach liqueur (Alizé)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 500 ml ginger ale
  • 1 bottle Castello del Poggio Moscato
  • Candy corn
  • Lemon and lime slices for garnish

Method:

In a large punch bowl, combine Diplomatico Planas rum, peach liqueur, lime juice and ginger ale.nWhen ready to serve, add bottle of Castello del Poggio Moscato to the bowl and stir. Garnish with lime, lemons and candy corn

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It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion

The Spirited Specter  + Crystal Candy

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Ravo Vodka
  • 1 oz. Lemon Lime Soda
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Crystal candy on stick

Method:

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour the three ingredients. Shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Then, garnish with crystal candy.

Healthy Candy Options

It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion

SmartSweets are our new favorite healthy candy option.  One entire bag has just 1 gram of sugar compared to 1 chocolate bar of having 8 grams of sugar. That is 85 % less than your average sweet!  SmartSweets feature Fruity Gummy Bears and Vegan options:  Sour Blast Buddies and Sweet Fish.

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It’s Halloween! We List The Top Candy And Cocktail Pairings To Celebrate The Spooky Occasion
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