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Halloween Cocktails

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Halloween is right around the corner – time for some scary good cocktail ideas!

Keep reading for the recipes…if you DARE!

These Halloween shots and cocktails use a deliciously dark liqueur – Patron XO Cafe.  It’s a blend of Patron Silver tequila and coffee.

The first Halloween shot is called the “Lizzie Borden.”  (Is it wrong that the only reason I know about Lizzie Borden is because of a morbid jump rope song we sang on the playground as kids?)

This shot is a blend of coffee liqueur and Irish Whiskey.  I adorned my shot glass with an “ax.”  Actually, it’s a cleaver necklace from one of my favorite whimsical jewelry designers from North Hollywood, CA – Jenny and JimBob!

Lizzie Borden Shot

1 1/2 oz. Patron XO Cafe Coffee Liqueur

1 oz. Irish Whiskey

Shake all ingredients over ide and strain into a shot glass

Do you dare to sip some “Goblin’s Blood?”  Try this blend of coffee liqueur and cinnamon schnapps!

Goblin’s Blood

1 1/2 oz. Patron XO Cafe Coffee Liqueur

1/2 oz. Cinnamon Schnapps

Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a shot glass.

Should you wake up with a hangover on November 1st you might find yourself saying “Nevermore…”  

The Raven Cocktail

1 1/2 oz Patron XO Cafe Coffee Liqueur

Cola

Lime

Combine liqueur with cola and pour over ice.  Garnish with a lime.

If you want to have a little extra fun with your Halloween cocktails, try serving them over “Ice Screams.”  I actually really liked these silicone ice cube trays, they pop out so easily!

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