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Ocean Spray Shares Cranberry Tricks for Your Halloween Party Treats


Whether you're handing out tricks or treats, or hosting a Halloween bash, the cranberry experts at Ocean Spray have a few tips to make even the simplest recipes spooky. From sweet to savory, creepy to cute, adding a little cranberry kick can help make snacks frighteningly fun this Halloween.

Ocean Spray's Chocolate Spiders with Craisins(R) Dried Cranberries are the perfect creepy, crawly co ...

Ocean Spray's Chocolate Spiders with Craisins(R) Dried Cranberries are the perfect creepy, crawly complement to any Halloween bash. Visit for more recipes ideas or share your personal tricks and treats on Facebook and Pinterest. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Halloween is the perfect time to showcase what this exceptional autumn fruit can do,” said Larry Martin, vice president of global marketing at Ocean Spray. “Cranberries in any form – juice, sauce or dried – are a taste good, good for you addition to any ghoulish gathering or trick-or-treating event, especially with our new Craisins® Dried Cranberries snack pack boxes.”

Savor the flavors of the season and say “RIP” to boring recipes by introducing family and friends to otherworldly dishes sure to be the star of any Halloween gathering:

“Creepy” Crawly Complements

Party planning doesn't have to leave you feeling scared. Face your fears with easy, yet scary-good recipes like Ooglie Eyeballs or bewitch your sweet tooth with creepy crawly Chocolate Spiders or Witchiepoo Whoopie Pies. Looking for a potion to quench your little goblin's thirst? Try Ocean Spray's Ghoulishly Grape Punch, with Ocean Spray® Cran-Grape® Grape Cranberry Juice Drink, or pour a little love into these frighteningly delicious Halloween Cupcakes using the big, bold taste of Ocean Spray® Cranberry Juice Cocktail.

Healthy Trick-or-Treat Alternatives

For a healthy, fat-free, cholesterol-free alternative, swap candy bars for new Craisins® Dried Cranberries snack pack boxes, perfect for the busy trick-or-treater! Or, power up your little monster before his or her big night out with a tricky twist on a traditional snack like Ladybugs on a Log.

Frighteningly Good Appetizers

Moms and dads are also allowed to have a little fun! Delight big kids and adults at any ghoulish gathering using Ocean Spray® Cranberry Sauce to whip-up some Kickin' Cranberry Jalapeño Poppers or Ultimate Party Meatballs. They will be gone before you can say “boo!”

Are you a hauntingly good host? Share your personal tips and tricks of how you do Halloween on our Facebook page and check out more great recipes and entertaining tips at or on Pinterest!

Want to share a little Halloween spirit with friends and family? Send a ghoulish greeting. Personalized “Halloween e-cards” are available at

About Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray is an agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry growers in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and other parts of Canada as well as 35 Florida grapefruit growers. Ocean Spray was formed over 80 years ago by three cranberry growers from Massachusetts and New Jersey. Florida grapefruit growers joined the Cooperative in 1976. Ocean Spray is North America's leading producer of bottled juices and juice drinks, and has been the best-selling brand name in the bottled juice category since 1981. Ocean Spray posted fiscal 2011 gross sales of $2.1 billion and net proceeds of $321 million.

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