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Halloween Cocktail Recipe with Tequila (Halloween Margarita)

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This vibrant, spooky Halloween Cocktail recipe with Tequila is the perfect drink for October 31st! A mix of blue curaçao, grenadine and green apple syrup make for a ghoulish green color while the generous splash of tequila brings serious Halloween Margarita vibes to your next Halloween party.

Green halloween cocktail in a mason jar surrounded by plastic spiders.
With it’s creepy green and black color this Halloween Margarita is perfect for spooky season!

If you’re looking for a super fun, super spooky cocktail to serve at your next Halloween party you’re going to LOVE this Halloween Cocktail Recipe with Tequila!

Why I love this Halloween cocktail recipe

Okay, so this magic margarita is not the most elegant cocktail recipe I’ve shared. But it still tastes great and is a super fun tequila cocktail to serve at a themed Halloween party!

Fun and fruity with green apple syrup, grenadine and the orange notes of blue curaçao it’s a super sweet Halloween drink to serve with a ghoulish black and green color thanks to all the ingredients.

Related: 13 Easy Halloween Cocktails

It has serious Halloween Margarita vibes, but if you’re looking for something a bit more traditional with a holiday twist, you can always transform my everyday Margarita on the Rocks recipe by dying it black with a mix of food coloring and black charcoal (I show you how in my Halloween Punch recipe!)

And while I usually skip all this colorful stuff in favor of fresh ingredients in my cocktails, Halloween is the right time to make something different.

Ingredients

Ingredients for a Halloween Cocktail on the countertop.
These are the simple yet ghoulish ingredients you need to make this magic margarita!

This is what you need to make a Halloween Tequila Cocktail:

Use any tequila blanco (read why I like the Cazadores brand) you like here so the clear spirit won’t mess with the colors of this spooky Halloween drink! Don’t choose anything fancy as you’re mixing it with quite sweet, bold flavors!

Choose the most vibrant green apple syrup and grenadine you can for this recipe for the best results – this is not the time for all-natural colorings and flavorings!

You can cut the sweetness a bit if you make your own homemade sweet-and-sour mix.

See the printable recipe card for quantities and full recipe.

Directions

Tequila being poured over ice in a glass.

Step 1

Fill a low ball glass with ice and pour over the tequila and blue curaçao.

Green apple syrup being poured over a Halloween cocktail n a glass of ice.

Step 2

Add the green apple syrup, sweet and sour mix and grenadine.

Halloween Margarita in a mason jar surround by black plastic spiders.

Step 3

Stir gently with a cocktail spoon to help the colors mix (but only a little bit so you still get that black / green ombre hue) and serve!

Variations

  • Change the spirit – both vodka and gin would taste great in this Halloween cocktail, as they pair well with the rest of the ingredients which give it it’s creepy color.
  • Up the spooky vibes – up the Halloween factor of this drink by serving it over these incredible DIY Halloween Worm Ice Cubes!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this cocktail ahead?

Yes! Simply make the up to three days ahead of time and store it in the fridge ready to serve to guests.

What sort of glasses should I serve this Halloween cocktail in?

I’ve gone for a simple mason jar here because it is easy for entertaining but this drink would work in any glass you want where you can serve a drink on the rocks.

More easy Halloween ideas

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Green Halloween cocktail in a mason jar surrounded by plastic spiders.

A Spooky Halloween-themed Margarita Recipe

A ghoulish green and black Halloween Tequila Cocktail recipe with blue curaçao, green apple syrup and grenadine perfect for Halloween parties!
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Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz blue curaçao
  • 2 oz green apple syrup
  • 2 oz sweet and sour mix
  • 1 oz grenadine

Instructions

  • Fill a low ball glass with ice.
  • Add the tequila and blue curaçao.
  • Then add the apple syrup, sweet and sour mix, and the grenadine.
  • Stir gently with a cocktail spoon to help the colors mix (but only a little bit so you still get that black / green ombre hue) and serve! 

Notes

The nutrition information is off as the program doesn’t have facts for the green apple syrup or the sweet and sour mix. 
You can make the up to three days ahead of time and store it in the fridge ready to serve to guests. 
Don’t love tequila? Try it with vodka or gin. 
Cut some of the sweetness by making your own homemade sweet and sour mix with fresh citrus. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1drink | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 0.03g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 17mg | Sugar: 22g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.04mg
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