Do you want your Halloween party to set the bar and impress all the guests, then you want our recipes for Little Monster Halloween Mocktails. A sweet, layered, festive drink- these will appeal to all of your guests!
This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsors, but (as always) all opinions are 100% my own.
Today’s the last day of Halloween Treats Week, so I figured we’d bring you something extra special today. Something perfect for kids and adults, and a festive drink to serve (even at the last minute) at your parties.
Don’t forget to scroll beyond the recipe, enter this week’s amazing giveaway, and also check out what the 29 other bloggers have already, and are bringing, to the menu.
A solid punch recipe is essential to any party, and Halloween is no different. In years past, we’ve pulled down the family punch bowl. You know the big heavy beast you have to dig out of the shadows of the lost cabinet, or try not to fall off the stepping stool wrestling it from the top most, cob webbed filled shelf of the pantry.
You get it down, you wash it out, and come party time- you fill it up with Mom or Grandma’s same tried and true recipe that you’ve been recycling for events for years. Yeah, we decided to go a different route this year.
The adults all love and appreciate specialty or ‘custom’ drinks for any occasion. So, naturally, I thought why wouldn’t the kids? There’s no chance of spiking the punch bowl with these adorable, somewhat ‘gross’ Little Monster Halloween Mocktails.
What kid doesn’t get excited about anything Halloween related? Especially if they think it was made special for them AND if there’s an added ‘yuck’ factor. These sweet drinks don’t disappoint.
Zombie Juice may not sound all that appealing to our or I, but trust me- tell your kids about it, and they will e chomping at the bit to give it a sip. It’s a relatively simple recipe, with a bit of science involved (if that’s your thing) as far as sugar content of the ingredients and why they layer themselves the way that they do.
Either way, you end up with a mock tail that is equally yummy bits sweet and sour, with an ultra creepy effect when you add the gummy zombie hands as a fun stir stick from SweetTreats USA. Your kids will ogle this drink that does an awesome job mimicking the undead rising from the grave.
The Vampire’s Delight is simply a cranberry orange cocktail (minus an alcohol, of course) that will make the kids feel fancy.
Another way to put it, serve your little demons this super yummy blood orange cranberry soda this Halloween. LOL.
If you’ve got a little vamp on your hands, it’s the perfect way to sate their appetite! Who wouldn’t want to ‘drank this vlood?!’ Add SweetTreat USA’s edible gummy eye balls for a special garnish that will add to the overall appeal, and the kids’ are guaranteed to appreciate.
Make one, make both, either way your kids will the excited (not only for the trick or treating to come) for the yummy Halloween fun to come. Seriously, it will be love with every yummy sip.
No judgement here either if you slip a little nip into your own glass. We’ve gotta to what we’ve gotta do to wrangle all these little ghouls, goblins, and especially monsters on such a sugar-fueled holiday.
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Little Monster Halloween Mocktails
For The Zombie Juice
- 2 parts lemon-lime soda
- 1 part water
- 1 part Torani Green Apple Syrup
- A splash of cranberry juice
- zombie gummy hand stirrer sticks from TreatStreet USA
For The Vampire's Delight
- 2 parts lemon lime soda
- 2 parts cranberry juice
- 1 part Torani Blood Orange Syrup
- gummy eyeballs from TreatStreet USA
To Make The Zombie Juice
- Fill a glass half full with ice cubes.
- Add the liquid ingredients, in order, pouring each slowly to create a layered effect.
- Finish off with one of the edible stir sticks.
To Make The Vampire's Delight
- Fill a glass half full with ice cubes.
- Add the liquid ingredients, in order.
- Garnish with the edible, gummy eye balls.
Happy Halloween! We hope you’re ready for a spooktacular event as we celebrate Halloween with the first annual #HalloweenTreatsWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. This haunting week-long event is filled with fantastic Halloween treats, recipes and some frightfully fun giveaways.
“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween.”
For our very first #HalloweenTreatsWeek event we have 30 talented bloggers that are sharing their favorite Halloween recipes throughout the week! There are going to be over 100 Halloween themed recipes shared during this year’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek and we can’t wait for you to see them all!
Plus, don’t forget that we have 5 (five) great giveaways for you this week thanks to our amazing sponsors!
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Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away one (1) Instant Pot (8 Qt) to one lucky winner!
Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving away – 1 Gift Pack – including Pure Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Caramel Extract, Almond Extract, Pumpkin Pie Dip Mix and Adam’s Best Twice as strong Vanilla
Prize #3 —Wilton is giving away a Wilton Gift Pack – including – Halloween Cookie House Bat, Tombstone and Skull 3-Piece Cookie Cutter Set, Halloween Skull Tube Pan, Zombie Cupcake Liners, Skull Sugar Decorations
Prize #4 — Sweets and Treats Shop is giving away 1 (one) 1.5lb Sprinkle Mix Kit from their shop
Prize #5 — Treat Street USA is giving away a $25 Visa Gift Card
Giveaway open to US Residents 18 years or older. All entries will be verified. No PO Boxes Please. Prizes will be sent directly from sponsors to winners, bloggers are not responsible for prizes. This giveaway runs from October 1st – October 6th at 12AMEST. Winners will be selected soon afterward and contacted by e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. There are a total of 5 (five) prizes and therefore we will have a total of 5 (five) winners. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.
Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #HalloweenTreatsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Wilton, Sweets and Treats Shop and Treat Street USA ! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #HalloweenTreatsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.
Check out the amazing #HalloweenTreatsWeek recipes from our bloggers today!
- Frosted Halloween Monster Mash Brownies from Big Bear’s Wife
- Candy Corn Pound Cake from Sweet ReciPEAs
- Halloween Scene Cake from Mrs Happy Homemaker
- Super Cute Halloween Ghost Cupcakes from I am a Honey Bee
- Gooey Monster Peanut Butter Cookies from The Spiffy Cookie
- Mini Mummy Dogs from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
- Frankenstein Crispy Rice Cereal Treats from The Redhead Baker
- Little Monsters Halloween Mocktails from 4 Sons R Us
- Graveyard Pudding from The Beard and The Baker
- Cake Mix Candy Corn Naked Cake from Southern from Scratch
- Bloody Good Mini Cheesecakes from Sugar Dish Me
- Monster Pinata Cupcakes from Strawberry Blondie Kitchen
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