Host a Sleepy Hollow Movie Night

As the leaves turn golden and the nights grow longer, there's no better time to curl up on the couch with your family. The Disney version of Sleepy Hollow is a gentle way to introduce this classic tale to your family as you follow Ichabod Crane and his encounter with the Headless Horseman on one dark night.

Sleepy Spirits: Sips for a Spooky Night

With the Smashed Pumpkin, you'll be spirited away with the Headless Horseman for your Halloween movie night.

The Smashed Pumpkin

When a flaming pumpkin comes flying at you, don't let that smashed pumpkin go to waste!

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Smashed Pumpkin | Sleepy Hollow

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  • Author: Bryton Taylor
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup thickened cream
  • 5 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, divided
  • 4 ounces Baileys
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces Kahlua
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (for rimming)

Instructions

  1. Blend together the pumpkin puree, thickened cream, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  2. Heat the pumpkin pie spice in the microwave for 30 seconds, stirring halfway.
  3. For each cocktail, in a shaker, add in a large ice cube block, 1/4 cup of the pumpkin puree blend, 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 1 shot each of Baileys, Kahlua and vodka.
  4. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds until the shaker is cold to the touch.
  5. Mix together 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and brown sugar and spread on a plate.
  6. Rim a martini glass with pumpkin puree, then twist the rim on the brown sugar mixture.
  7. Strain the cocktail into the glass and serve.

Create a Sleepy Hollow Movie Night Room

When it comes to decorating for a Sleepy Hollow movie night, keep things simple and rustic.

Natural elements
Create a Rustic Backdrop

Cornstalks and flickering candles cast shadows, adding an extra layer of eeriness to your Halloween movie night. The sight of tall, golden-brown stalks in the corner of the room creates a rustic countryside vibe.

lighting
Jack O' Lanterns

A carved jack-o'-lantern takes center stage, casting a flickering glow alongside lanterns and candles to softly light your room during the movie.

Signage
Welcome to Sleepy Hollow

Place a handmade 'Welcome to Sleepy Hollow' sign, inspired by the real town in New York, in front of the rustic cornstalks to add an authentic touch and serve as a focal point.

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