Bell Pepper Jack O'Lanterns with Vegetables and Dip

Bell Pepper Jack O'Lanterns with Vegetables and DipRecipe

Photo: Thomas J. Story

Give your Halloween party some personality with these carved edible "bowls." Make them as goofy or as scary as you like, depending on your mood! Not only do these jack o'lantern snacks add a festive touch, they will make sure kids and adults alike will continue to snack on vegetables in between bites of Halloween candy. This healthy Halloween snack is a must. 

Serves 6--as an appetizer


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1 large, flat-bottomed orange bell pepper
2 large, flat-bottomed yellow bell peppers
About 1 cup of your favorite dip, preferably thick, creamy, and light in color
Assorted raw vegetables (such as carrots, cucumbers, sturdy lettuces, fennel, and celery), cut into thin spears


Total: 10 Minutes

1. Core peppers with a sharp paring knife and pull out stems and ribs. Use a soup spoon to carefully scoop out remaining ribs and seeds.

2. Spoon dip into orange pepper, arrange vegetables in the yellow peppers, and arrange together on a platter.

Created date

August 2016