Haunting Halloween Punch Recipes

Ladles up for a delicious, frightfully good Halloween punch recipe. Offer a glass to the trick-or-treaters at your Halloween party.

  • Eyeball Punch

    Eyeball Punch

    Keep it simple by preparing just about everything for this tasty punch ahead of time. The eyeballs are made by freezing blueberries in iceball trays.
  • Bloody Mary Punch
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

    Bloody Mary Punch

    Instead of stirring all the ingredients together, serve optional shots of vodka on the side, and let guests add it or not.

  • Ghoul-Aid Punch

    Ghoul-Aid Punch

    Give your guests a scare by float a creepy ice face in your punch bowl. Fill a Halloween mask with water (seal the openings with sturdy tape), freeze overnight, then remove the ice from the mask and float face up.

  • Brew-Ha-Ha Punch
    Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Brew-Ha-Ha Punch

    With lime drink and pineapple juice, this party punch isn't scary at all–for the kids or the adults. But putting the punch in a second bowl of dry ice gives it that eerie feeling that's perfect for a spooky party.

  • Transylvanian Hot Toddy
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Transylvanian Hot Toddy

    This warmed lemonade takes away the goose bumps and smoothes raised hairs. If your party is for adults only, add the optional rum for a festive kick.
  • Witches' Brew
    Oxmoor House

    Witches' Brew

    Scare them silly by floating a frozen hand in this yummy brew!

  • Apricot-Apple Cider Sipper

    Apricot-Apple Cider Sipper

    Make the perfect cool-weather party punch. This warm fruity sipper is sweet and spicy, and guaranteed to warm you from the toes up.

  • Blood-Bath Punch

    Blood-Bath Punch

    Let the adults enjoy the Halloween party too by serving this tangy blood-colored punch alongside other spooky treats.

  • Apple Bobbing Punch
    Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Apple Bobbing Punch

    Add tiny apples or bright cherries to this punch to encourage guests to bob with the ladle. If you'd prefer they bob the old fashioned way, consider serving the punch outside.
  • Vampire Punch
    Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

    Vampire Punch

    This easy punch is only three ingredients, and that's if you include the adults-only ingredient.
  • Autumn Punch
    Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones

    Autumn Punch

    "Punch" is a good description of this one--a couple of glasses pack a wallop. Add extra cranberry juice if you want it weaker.

  • Fruit Sparkle

    Fruit Sparkle

    Serve a fruity drink with a hint of cinnamon to add a hint of warmth.
  • Sour-Apple Spritzers
    Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

    Sour-Apple Spritzers

    Selecting a drink to serve at a party is one party delicious drink and one part fabulous name. This recipe scores on both!
  • Candy Apple Punch
    HOWARD L. PUCKETT

    Candy Apple Punch

    For a toddy version, adults can substitute 1 cup rum for 1 cup water.

  • Witch's Brew
    Oxmoor House

    Witch's Brew

    Line the punch bowl with glow necklaces to add an eerie aura to the bewitching brew.
  • Bloody-Good Cranberry Punch
    Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Lynn Miller

    Bloody-Good Cranberry Punch

    At less than $1 per serving, this three-ingredient punch recipe is a winner for parties of all sizes.
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