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Eye Candy Apple Cider Cocktail

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Last Updated on November 1, 2023 by Leah Hall

This spiced pear liqueur and apple cider cocktail is a treat that can be served warm or cold as a Halloween cocktail!


Happy almost Halloween! We don’t know about you, but sometimes our Halloweens here in Nebraska are pretty cold! We wrap our kids up in costumes, coats, gloves and hats, so you can’t even see the costume. Or, if you can fit it over the coat, you do.

Halloween Cocktail in a cauldron with whipped cream

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Witches Cauldron for Halloween Cocktail

In honor of this cold factor, we wanted a fun cocktail that was perfect for fall, as well as for Halloween.

Gray cauldron with cocktail, topped with whipped cream and eye candies for Halloween

A while back when we visited wine country, we made a visit to St. George Distilling and picked up some fantastic spiced pear liqueur. We used this liqueur as a the base for this delicious cider cocktail! Two simple ingredients for the cocktail base, and then we made some whipped cream to top it.

Witch cauldron with Halloween Cocktail, topped with whipped cream and eye candies

What Ingredients are Needed for the Eye Candy?

  • Spiced Pear Liqueur (or a pear liqueur)
  • Apple Cider
  • Heavy Cream
  • Amaretto Liqueur
  • Cinnamon
  • Eye Candy

Witch Cauldron Halloween Cocktail, topped with whipped cream and eye candies. Cauldron with dry ice smog in back

We infused the whipped cream with amaretto, which played really well with the spiced pear liqueur and cider. This gave a nutty quality to the whipped topping, and then we added cinnamon on top. It was fall in a glass! Then we made it a “spooky” Halloween cocktail by adding some candy eyes, as well as putting it in a cauldron mug that we just think is so fun!

Gray cauldron cocktail for Halloween, whipped cream and eye candies

What’s better for fall than a cider based cocktail! It just screams autumn to us, and and then adding the pear liqueur, as well as amaretto, this is a must make, perfect for those chilly trick or treating nights!

Cocktail in gray mug, whipped cream., eye candies. black cauldron in background with dry ice smog

Make one of these for Halloween, especially if it’s a chilly Halloween where you are too! Make sure to pair it with this great Halloween Charcuterie!

Cauldron Halloween Cocktail with whipped cream and eye candies. Cauldron in background with dry ice smog

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Gray cauldron with cocktail, topped with whipped cream for Halloween
Yield: 1

Eye Candy Apple Cider Cocktail

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Eye Candy Cocktail perfect for the fall season with apple cider, spiced pear liqueur, amaretto whipped cream and candy eyes!


  • 1.25 ounces spiced pear liqueur
  • 4 ounces apple cider
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tablespoon amaretto Liqueur
  • Candy Eyes (optional)
  • Cinnamon (optional)


Heat cider until temperature is to your liking.

While cider is heating, beat whipping cream until fluffy, add amaretto liqueur.

Pour cider into mug.

Add spiced pear liqueur.

Top with whipping cream. Top with candy eyes and cinnamon (optional).


Can also be served cold, instead of warm.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 356Total Fat: 18.7gSaturated Fat: 11.6gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 3340mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: .1gSugar: 46.5gProtein: 1.4g

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