Spiked Jolly Rancher Punch

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What’s Halloween without a Halloween punch?! Our spiked Jolly Rancher punch is perfect for a crowd and full of fruity, candy flavors without being too sweet! It’s the most delicious punch for a Halloween pumpkin carving night, a Halloween movie night, or even a fall harvest party.

Also, check out our jolly rancher shot recipe too!

Halloween punch alcoholic in a large glass punch bowl.

I’ve made this recipe for our Halloween parties for years. Not only is it a total hit, but it’s super easy to make using nothing but juices and vodka. No mixing, muddling or even refilling. This Halloween punch makes enough for a crowd.

It tastes like a yummy Jolly Rancher, but not as sweet. When you’re hosting a party and you have many guests coming in and out, it’s almost impossible to create individual cocktails for each person. A festive punch is the best option for parties.

Whip up this punch, pour it into a punch bowl or dispenser, add ice about 10 minutes before everyone arrives, and watch your guests enjoy this yummy spiked punch! It’s the perfect addition to our Halloween bar!

Halloween punch in a skeleton glass.

How to Make Jolly Rancher Halloween Punch

This Jolly Rancher drink is easy, I mean it’s REALLY EASY! Simply add all of the ingredients into a large punch bowl or dispenser, add ice, and mix!


Sparkling Apple Cider – Martinellis is what we use.

Raspberry Vodka or Passion Fruit Vodka

Pineapple Juice – Use 100% pineapple juice.

Cranberry Juice – Sweetened cranberry juice. Unsweetened is too tart and bitter.

Ginger Ale – Any ginger ale will work, even sugar-free.

Pouring juice into a punch bowl to make Jolly Rancher punch for Halloween.

What goes in a Jolly Rancher Drink?

There’s nothing too complicated or fancy in this Halloween Punch, and you can easily grab all of the ingredients at your local store.

To get that Jolly Rancher flavor, mix pineapple juice, cranberry juice, apple cider, and ginger ale, and then spike it with either passion fruit or raspberry-infused vodka.

Halloween punch with ice.

Easy Halloween Punch

Sometimes you need a punch recipe so you’re not having to spend loads of time in the kitchen, and that’s why punches are great.

You can make them before your guests arrive and they can help themselves throughout the night.

Another tip, make extra and store it in the fridge to quickly refill the punch bowl during the Halloween party. However, this recipe does make a lot, but if you never know if you’ll need more!

Tips for Making Our Jolly Rancher Halloween Punch

  • Add the ice ten minutes before your guests arrive so it doesn’t dilute the drink.
  • Use big ice cubes, as they won’t melt as fast.
  • Decorate the punch bowl/dispenser with cobwebs and skeletons!
  • Prepare the punch the day you plan to serve it and keep it covered in the fridge until you are ready to serve it.
  • If you don’t have a large enough punch bowl, then store some of the punch in a pitcher in the refrigerator.
candy straws in a small cauldron.

Candy Straws

We love using a black licorice stick as a straw for this drink. Just cut the top and bottom off the licorice and cut it to the size of the glasses you’re serving the Halloween punch in.

What to Serve with Party Punch

Try any of your favorite Halloween snacks! I like to serve this punch with a variety of Halloween appetizers and finger foods. Here are some of my favorites:

Halloween Party Snacks

Cheese and Charcuterie

Halloween Candy

Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

Jolly Rancher punch with a fun candy straw and a skull glass.

More Halloween Cocktails and Drinks

If you love the Halloween punch, try these spooky cocktails!

How to Make Candy Corn Vodka Shots

Smoking Purple Gin and Tonics

Black Sangria for Halloween

Spiked Apple Cider Punch

15 Spooky Cocktails for Halloween

Witches Brew Cocktail

Jolly Rancher punch recipe with Halloween decorations.

If you’re looking for a recipe without alcohol try our non-alcoholic punch recipe for Halloween!

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Spiked jolly rancher punch

Jolly Rancher Spiked Punch

The perfect cocktail for when you are entertaining a crowd!
4.31 from 182 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 drinks
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Eden


  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 64 ounce bottle cranberry juice
  • 1 bottle Sparkling apple cider
  • 33 ounces ginger ale, 1 liter
  • 750 ml passion fruit or raspberry-infused Skyy vodka, 1 bottle or 24 ounces


  • Mix all of the ingredients together and serve!


Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg
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70 thoughts on “Spiked Jolly Rancher Punch”

  1. 5 stars
    This was a big hit at my party!! Not too sweet!! Even added some edible pearlescent dust to give it some extra hmmptt. The alcohol does get diluted a great deal so if you want a bit more heat, definitely add more to taste. But as the current recipe stands very easy to drink, and makes a ton when served with ice!! We had a raspberry flavored vodka. I didn’t even have a pitcher big enough for the punch. We had to use my 12 qt stockpot and a ladle. I would say it came to about 70% of the way up to stockpot. But that just added to the experience of Halloween!! Myself included. We had a party of seven, and this ouch was more than enough for multiple refills for everybody. And with some left at the end of the night. This punch would probably have been even more delicious if it was chilled in the stock pot, as well as ice!! But yes, this one is going in the book of recipes!!

  2. How many people does this typically serve? Like what is a “group” of people considered for proportions. I’m not sure if I need to double up or if this is enough. Thanks!

    • You can try that for sure, it will be less sweet though, since the apple cider adds sweetness. Maybe you can do 50/50 cider and sparkling wine.


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