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Just Here for the Boo’s: Halloween Cocktails

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at UCD chapter.

Celebrate “Halloweekend” with your friends by trying out some of these impressive themed alcoholic drinks. Cheers, witches! ;)

1. Pumpkin Pie Martini


2 oz. of spiced rum (Captain Morgan)

4 oz. Mothers Pumpkin Spice Cream Liqueur

2 spoonfuls of pumpkin pie leftovers

1 tsp. of cinnamon

Crushed graham crackers for lining the glass

Instructions: Combine spiced rum, pumpkin liqueur and pumpkin pie in a martini shaker. Shake for 30 seconds or until smooth. Line martini glass by dipping rim in water and then into crushed graham crackers. Strain martini into the martini glass and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Photo courtesy of Spoon University.

2. Boozy Apple Cinnamon Cider


Apple cider

1 oz. Fireball

1 cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions: Microwave one glass of apple cider in a microwavable mug until warm. Add Fireball shot and add cinnamon stick for garnish.

Photo courtesy of Spoon University.

3. “Dracula’s Kiss” Cocktail


1 ounce black cherry vodka

1/2 ounce grenadine

Cola or other soda

Maraschino cherries for garnish

Instructions: Coat the bottom of a highball glass with grenadine. Add ice and vodka. Fill with cola. Garnish with cherries. If you would like to play up the Halloween theme with “Dracula’s Kiss”, hang plastic spider rings on the rim or float fake teeth or eyeballs on top of the ice.

Photo courtesy of Pinterest.

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Bridget is a second year student at UC Davis with a passion for fashion and writing. She is involved in the Student Fashion Association and hopes that her love for fashion shows through her blog and #OOTD posts. :) She is also a diehard San Francisco Giants fan and enjoys watching baseball, basketball, and football in her free time.
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