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Spooky Halloween Punch Recipes and Party Ideas

Updated on January 26, 2016

Halloween Punch and Party Ideas

Try the three spooky good Halloween punch recipes. Kool-Aid and ginger ale in one, apple cider and cranberry juice in the second one and orange juice with sherbet in the last one. Make these punch recipes anytime. Halloween is the best time to get dress up in costumes and go trick or treating. Geared for adults and children of all ages, a Halloween party that is complete with eerie fun drinks (non-alcoholic or alcoholic for some adults). Below are tasty punch recipes for your party that are great for children and adults alike.

Some ideas to make that party a hit would be to turned your building or house into a haunted maze. Have a dance off while listening to "The Monster Mash" and other funny or haunting music. Games are always fun to have like bobbing for apples and pumpkin bowling.

A party wouldn't be a party without great snacks and treats. Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are amazingly delicious with any spooky Halloween punch.

The floating ice hand in a decorative punch bowl as shown in the photo has the instructions below. More wonderful ideas for holiday decorative ice cubes for your festive time are included.

Round Punch Bowl for Party

Punch Bowl Set

12-Quart Round Plastic Punch Bowl / 6 per case

Clear punch bowls will show off the spooky hand in the punch or the skull and crossbones ice cubes. Adds to the fun to your Halloween party or any spooky occasion. Everyone will love this elegant stylish clear punch bowl made of disposable plastic.

This party-ware looks like fine china, yet easy for cleanups. Six come within a case.

The spooky hand made of ice will be a real scream!

Punch Recipe Review

5 stars for Spooky Halloween Punch

Spooky Halloween Punch


1 (makes 2 quarts size) envelope of unsweetened Kool-Aid orange soft drink mix

1 (makes 2 quarts size) envelope of unsweetened Kool-Aid grape soft drink mix

2 cups white sugar

3 quarts cold water

1 liter ginger ale


Stir together the drink mixes and sugar with the cold water until dissolved. Combine with chilled ginger ale just before serving. Add decorative ice cubes with a Halloween theme to finish it off.

Non-Latex Glove

Floating Ice Hand and Decorative Ice Ideas

Many people have latex allergies. These are allergies to the skin. It is unclear the potential dangerous effect it could have with the person who is allergic to latex if she or he would have the punch with this type of glove in it. Make sure that you purchase power free and non-latex gloves.

The floating hand is easy to make. A few days before your Halloween ghouls join the party; thoroughly wash a non-powered and non-latex glove. Fill it with water. To give it a different eerie look, try adding some food coloring that would be a different color than the punch.

Then seal off the end of the glove with rubber bands. Set the glove into a small pan to catch any run-off and freeze. Before setting it in the bowl of punch, run it under warm water to loosen the ice.

Another idea is to fill a mask with punch, freeze, and then un-mold and place it into your punch bowl.

You can also find gelatin molds for making brains, hearts and other organs in Halloween stores that work for making ice.

Spooky and Fun Ice Cubes and Drinkware

Try a Brain Ice Cube in a Glass

Got Your Brain in a Glass

HDE Frozen Brain Halloween Party Novelty Silicone Jello Chocolate Mold Ice Cube Tray
HDE Frozen Brain Halloween Party Novelty Silicone Jello Chocolate Mold Ice Cube Tray

Eerie jello mold tray to create those frozen ice cube brains to add to your companies drinking glasses. No party is complete without a brain in the glass. Frozen brains are the best at this party.

Talk about a brain freeze!


Where to find other novelty ice cubes?

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Fancy bowl for punch


Apple Cider Cranberry Punch


1 quart apple cider

1 quart cranberry juice

1/2 tsp ground allspice

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg


Combine ingredients in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Warm, over high heat, until the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat and serve. Makes 2 quarts and great tasting for any gathering.

Tasty Halloween Orange Punch


1 gallon orange juice

1 two-liter bottle of Sprite or 7 UP

1.5 quart container of orange sherbet


Combine the orange juice and Sprite in a large punch bowl. Scoop orange sherbet with a large ice-cream scoop and drop into the liquid mixture. Serve.

© 2009 Sandy Mertens

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Great lens Sandy! I like your ideas for decorative ice. I think the frozen mask would be really cool!

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      bdkz 7 years ago

      Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

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      Mickie Goad 7 years ago

      Hey, this lens would be a perfect addition to my "Recipe for a Candy Corn Halloween". Lensrolling it right now.

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      poutine 7 years ago

      "Tasty Halloween Orange Punch" sounds pretty refreshing and easy to make too.

      Good ideas all over.

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      pepys 7 years ago

      One of the things I really enjoy about Halloween is that with the dressing up, the party, the scary moments, the eating - the sky is the limit on how creative you can get. You have great ideas here.

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      thepartyanimal2 7 years ago

      I am a big fan of Handy Punches - lol - Great Job

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      Andy 7 years ago from London, England

      Happy Halloween!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      It's been a couple of years since we've had a Halloween Party but my husband is planning a big one for this year. A new punch recipe would be nice.

      Thanks for sharing


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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      It's been a couple of years since we've had a Halloween Party but my husband is planning a big one for this year. A new punch recipe would be nice.

      Thanks for sharing


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      WhiteOak50 7 years ago

      Nice, I really like the hand in the punch... fantastic. Lensrolling over to my Halloween food lenses..

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      andreaberrios lm 7 years ago

      Super cool Sandy, I'm lensrolling this one o my Halloween Spooky Drinks. 5*

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      hlkljgk 7 years ago from Western Mass

      great ideas. especially love the ice hand.

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      ssuthep 7 years ago

      Great recipes. Love the presentation. Squid Angel Blessed.

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      Tiffany3 7 years ago

      Oh yum!! Thanks for the awesome recipes.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      With a spooky intro picture like that Sandy, you captured my attention right from the get go. Pretty cool lens for Halloween fun! BTW, have a happy one!

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      Rhonda Albom 6 years ago from New Zealand

      Your Apple Cider Cranberry Punch recipe sounds wonderful! I love your opening photo with the hand in the punch :)

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      elizajane202 lm 6 years ago

      I'm definitely trying the hand in the punch bowl this year. Thanks for the idea. Happy Halloween!

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      JenniferAkers LM 6 years ago

      Your spooky Halloween punch recipes sound yummy. Love the ideas on making punch look spooky (especially filling up a mask)!

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      Michelle Collins 6 years ago from Florida

      Great lens! Lensrolling with my Halloween Party lens!

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      missbat 6 years ago

      Making the frozen ice hand for the punch bowl was always one of my favorite things to do when we had Halloween parties at school. Thanks for the yummy recipes!

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      nukemdomis lm 6 years ago

      I like the punch bowl when there is dry ice involved. There is spooky about fog that blankets a punch bowl at a party.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

      I love the punch recipes! I really am going to have to break down and get those ice cube trays.

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      Winter52 LM 6 years ago

      I love the idea of using a mask as your ice mold... that would definitely be unexpected. :)

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      Sami4u LM 6 years ago


      What a cool Halloween idea a frozen hand in the punchbowl. This something I will try to it is easy to do. A simple little add on to make the Halloween party a success.

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      This is perfect to lensroll to my Halloween Party Drinks. Nice work!

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      Diana Grant 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      The punch recipes sound great - I shall try the apple cider one.

      Nice lens, I am lensrolling it to my Halloween Creepies lens.

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      Seeking Pearls 6 years ago from Pueblo West

      These recipes look yummy. I have lensrolled this lens to my Family Halloween Guide, Thank-you.

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      Ann 6 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      I love this lens

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Well done! I'm thinking I wanna come to one of your parties!

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      WhiteOak50 6 years ago

      I just featured this lens on my Halloween Cooking page.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Been awhile sen I stopped by here. This too cool!

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      SofiaMann 6 years ago

      This are real witches punches.Congratulations.

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      jlshernandez 6 years ago

      The gory punch with the hand was pretty spooky. Great idea to freak guests out. Cool lens,

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      totalhealth 6 years ago

      i love your ideas, simple yet perfect for a small Halloween party.

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      Lorelei Cohen 6 years ago from Canada

      Blessed by a Squid angel. Congratulations on reaching your 200th lens.

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      jgelien 6 years ago

      I like all the weird Halloween ice cube designs. Imagine, someone's dentures in your drink!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      As always, another great lens,

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      yayas 5 years ago

      Eeeew! Body parts! Although I enjoy seeing the reactions when others use your ideas for decorating an' serving at parties, I don't think I could bring myself to do the same. I love all the holidays an' love to decorate, though.

      Thank you so much for visiting my 'Blogging in the Key of We' page an' Blessing it. I truly appreciate your support. Keep writing; you are very good at it an' I'll be back to read more. Thank you.

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      WhiteOak50 5 years ago

      Just wanted you to know that I have featured this page on my new: Icky Putrid Pudding Cups lens for a SquidBOO Challenge.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The hand looks quit spooky in the Halloween punch, great idea to make it look eerie.

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      NevermoreShirts 5 years ago

      Love the hand in the punch! Very spooky stuff. :)

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      MintySea 5 years ago

      I remember having the sherbrt punch when I was a teen at parties its really good

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      creepy stuff for another creepy day :)

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      My first sprinkling of angel dust on this lens has long worn off so I am back once again to scatter a little more.

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      queenofduvetcover 4 years ago

      That Spooky Halloween Punch is such a cool idea!

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      Faye Rutledge 4 years ago from Concord VA

      Thanks for these great Halloween punch recipes! Happy Halloween!

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      Barbara 4 years ago from USA

      Nice lens.

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      elyria 4 years ago

      Spooktacular punch recipes!

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      EdmondHoggeJr 4 years ago

      Liked and Shared nice work!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      my i really love the first pic, the hand in the punch. shocking! nice lense.

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      blancaverome 4 years ago

      Delicious ideas!

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      Susan Hazelton 3 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      These are great ideas. Every year at Halloween when my girls were teens a couple of friends and I used to throw a Halloween party for our children and their friends. That way they could still celebrate Halloween but leave the Trick or Treating to the younger kids.

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      sandi_x 3 years ago

      This looks very delicious !

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 2 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      another keeper! what can I say, these food and drink pages are wonderful and very useful - saves me a lot of time by pinning them to my boards when I need something like this!

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      Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Brite-Ideas I do have another punch hub on here as well. If you want to find it. Have not revised it yet since it is a squb.

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      Monica Lobenstein 2 years ago from Western Wisconsin

      These sound like some tasty recipes. I especially like the ice hand in the latex glove trick. I may really need to try that one this year!

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      Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      AcornOakForest, The glove looks real good with the red punches. LOL

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      Brenda 20 months ago

      I really like the Halloween punch, it actually sounds like a fun summer drink!

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