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Jack-o'-Lantern Oranges Recipe

Jack-o'-Lantern Oranges Recipe

This is a great way to get the kids to eat nourishing fruit during the candy-laden Halloween season. They can even help cut up the apples and grapes with plastic knives and decide how they want their fancy orange to look!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 small navel oranges
  • 1 small apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • Slivered almonds and whole cloves

Directions

  • 1. Choose which side of each orange will be the jack-o'-lantern's face; cut a thin slice from the bottom of each so that it rests flat. Cut another small slice from the top. Spoon out pulp. Chop pulp and combine with apple and grapes; set aside.
  • 2. Cut faces as desired; decorate with cloves and almonds. Spoon fruit mixture into jack-o'-lanterns. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Jack-o'-Lantern Oranges

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2013

"Great idea for kid friendly snacking. I would make these year round and just mix up the face decorations."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"Oops, forgot to rate!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"What a great idea! My granddaughter loved them. Since it lists only almonds and cloves for face-decorating, I'd say the teeth are made from almonds."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2011

"I haven't made these yet, but, they are so adorable and healthy for you, too! What a cute idea!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"This is clever way to dress up what's good for you(children and adults alike!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"These were easy to make and a huge hit! I think they are so clever and cute. I'd like to know what was used for the teeth on the one pumpkin. I cut the tip off candy corn and kind of mushed them in the opening."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2011

"I found a recipe simalor to this in a comic book when I was first married (50) yrs ago. we hollowed out the orange, use the pulp to make jello and use little birthday candles I cut them in half too, put inside of oorange jack-o-lanterns and then display on outdoor ledge we had a planter around the front enterway Makes a really fun display. been doing it till last year. you have to hunt for Oranges that ore Orange. and sometimes that if hard. kC"

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