Jack-O'-Lantern Oranges

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

When I saw a healthful, whole-foods Halloween treat, I had to buy the Taste of Home Halloween Party Favorites. These are cute and yummy! Thick-skinned oranges will work better, I think. And I had to use my knife a bit before scooping the orange pulp out with a spoon.


  1. Choose the side of each orange that will be the face.
  2. If necessary, cut a slice off the bottom of each orange so it will rest flat.
  3. Cut a small slice off the top of each and spoon out the pulp.
  4. Chop pulp (if necessary) and mix with the apple and grapes; set aside.
  5. Cut faces on orange skins and decorate with almonds and cloves.
  6. Spoon the fruit salad into the oranges.


Most Helpful

SO cute! My kids love these!

Diana J. June 09, 2016

Adorable, tasty, and healthy. It was nice how the orange juice keeps the apples from browning. I used a sharp knife to cut off the top and held it vertical to cut the flesh from the rind, then used a spoon to scoop the cylinder from the bottom. Finally I used a melon ball scooper to remove the remaining flesh and juice.

sglumich October 20, 2013

I had so much fun making these! I was actually much easier scooping out the orange than I thought it would be. Thick-skinned oranges are definitely best. Was a big hit with the kids!

Wish I Could Cook February 19, 2010

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