We’ve all had nightmares starring the creepy clown from Stephen King’s It, which makes him the perfect inspiration for a truly terrifying Halloween cocktail that is sure to give your guests a terrible fright.

Here’s what you’ll need:

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1 1/2 oz vodka

1 1/2 oz Cremma Lemma SweetShine

1/2 oz amaretto

splash lemon juice

For garnish:

1/2 c. white chocolate chips

1/4 c. sliced almonds

6 maraschino cherries

red sugar

foil or wax paper

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Heat white chocolate chips in 15 second intervals in the microwave, until just barely melted.

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Line the counter with foil or wax paper.

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Use a spoon to create a mouth shape.

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Sprinkle with red sugar.

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Insert almond teeth.

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Add a cherry nose.

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This recipe makes 6 scary clown mouth garnishes, but be sure to make them one at a time since the chocolate hardens quickly!

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In a mixing glass, or in this case a mason jar, pour vodka over ice.

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Add Cremma Lemma SweetShine.

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Add amaretto.

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Squeeze a wedge of lemon for a splash of juice.

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Cover and shake vigorously until ice old.

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Prepare a chilled cocktail glass with a partial sugar rim. Just use the fall out from your clown mouth garnishes.

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Strain the cocktail into your glass.

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Add your creepy clown mouth, and try not to have a nightmare after drinking it.

Pennywise with Cremma Lemma SweetShine.

Cheers!