Poison Apple Cocktail, a sinfully sweet blend of cran-apple juice, sour granny smith-infused vodka, and a healthy splash of bubbly Prosecco. Garnish with fresh thyme and enjoy good friends and laughter all season long.

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Looking for a festive Halloween cocktail to bring your basic cocktail recipes to life? Then, you’ll love this Poison Apple Cocktail. This Halloween drink features an apple theme with cranberry apple juice and sour Granny Smith-infused vodka. It’s the perfect apple cocktail for enjoying during the fall season, like our Caramel Spiked Apple Chai Cocktail, Apple Cider Sangria, or our Apple Bushel Cocktail! Serve this easy cocktail at your next Halloween party and impress your guests! And no, this won’t send them into a deep sleep, we promise! 

What Is a Poison Apple Cocktail?

If you’ve ever seen Snow White, then you know what a poison apple is. It’s the apple spelled to send Snow White into a deep sleep by the witch, who’s really the queen. Although this cocktail won’t send you into a deep sleep, it will get you ready for the upcoming spooky season! We used cranberry-apple juice and Granny Smith vodka, but feel free to play around with these according to your preferences! 

If you want more fall cocktails, try our Apple Cider Margarita or Pumpkin Pie Martini!

Why you’ll love this recipe

This delicious cocktail is perfect for the Halloween season! All you need are a few basic ingredients, and you can whip up this spooky drink. Plus, this drink is a fun way to get in the Halloween spirit and enjoy the holiday with loved ones!


  • ​Ice
  • ​Cran-apple juice
  • ​Sour Granny Smith-infused vodka
  • ​Prosecco
  • ​Fresh thyme for garnish

How to Make This Poison Apple Cocktail Recipe

​In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix the cran-apple juice and Granny Smith vodka. 

Strain into cocktail glasses. 

​Splash Prosecco over the top to fill the glass.

​Garnish with fresh thyme and serve.

Poison Apple Cocktail | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

Expert Recipe Tips

  • Set up a cocktail bar as you great guests – have a pitcher of cran-apple juice mixed with vodka set up with a bottle of bubbly right next to glasses so everyone can top themselves off as they enter.
  • Want more sweetness? Add some simple syrup to your cocktail!
  • Add even more sourness by adding a splash of lime juice to your drink!

Recipe FAQs

Can I use something other than the sour apple liqueur in this recipe?

Yes! Some other great options are sour apple schnapps, crown royal apple, or apple brandy! 

Can I make a mocktail version of this Poison Apple Halloween Cocktail?

Yes! Just swap out the Granny Smith-infused vodka for apple cider and the Prosecco for sparkling grape juice or sprite.

Can I make a large batch of this beautiful drink for my party guests?

Absolutely! Just multiply the ingredients by the number for guests you have! 

Poison Apple Cocktail | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

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Get in the spooky Halloween spirit with this perfect Halloween cocktail! This spooky drink is the perfect balance of sour and sweet to serve at Halloween parties or for binge-watching scary movies! If you try this recipe, please rate the recipe card and let us know if you liked it!

Poison Apple Cocktail | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

Poison Apple Cocktail

4.95 from 19 votes
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Author: Kita
4 minutes
Serves: 1


  • Ice
  • 4 oz Cran-apple juice
  • 2 oz Sour granny smith infused vodka
  • 3 oz Prosecco
  • Fresh thyme for garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix the cran-apple juice and granny smith vodka. 
  • Strain into cocktail glasses. 
  • Splash Prosecco over top to fill glass.
  • Garnish with fresh thyme and serve.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Sodium: 11mg | Sugar: 11g

Nutritional informations provided as a courtesy and is only an approximatation. Values will changes based on ingredients used.

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