Dylan Lauren, the candy queen behind the Willy Wonka-like world of Dylan's Candy Bar, has come out with a new book, and we've got her cocktail recipe that's perfect for your Halloween party!
It's never too early to start planning your holiday gift lists. This new party-planning book by Dylan Lauren -- "Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life" -- is the perfect gift for the entertainer on your list. The book is chock-full of creative ideas for celebrating, cooking and decorating with candy on holidays and every day!
This cocktail recipe, included in the book, is perfect for your adult Halloween
Dylan's Candy Bar's "Vampire Cosmo"
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
Red sugar ("Pucker Powder") or a cherry Pixy Stix
1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) vodka
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) triple sec
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) cranberry juice
Glassware: cosmopolitan glass
Garnish: wax fangs
Dip the rim of a cosmo glass into the lime juice and then dip again into the cherry-flavored colored sugar. Pour the vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into the glass and attach the wax fang to the rim.