Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups


Halloween is such a fun holiday; I love coming up with all sorts of fun and cute crafts and projects that I can do with or for my kids. And from making milk jug jack-o-lanterns to scattering plastic spiders around to baking Halloween-themed treats, there are plenty of ideas to choose from. I’m pretty sure I could do new cute projects every year and never run out of ideas! This Halloween, I’m making these adorable Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups.

Whether you go all out on Halloween or you don’t do much at all, this is one Halloween recipe you can do. It’s super easy! Just hollow out an orange, cut it like a jack-o-lantern and fill it with fruit! It’s super easy and quick, it’s really fun, and it’s even healthy for you too! Your kids will get a huge kick out of these silly little oranges, and they will undoubtedly ask you to make them again and again.

Not only are these sweet little Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups perfect for an after-school snack, but they are perfect for your children’s Halloween class parties, if they have them. They aren’t expensive or time consuming to make–depending on how intricate your jack-o-lantern design is–and you can even make them in advance. They aren’t as messy as cupcakes, they are healthier than candy, and they are allergy-friendly so everyone can have them!

This Halloween, don’t just buy Halloween-themed treats from the store and call it a day. Make these adorable Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups for a silly and spooky treat that is yummy, healthy and fun!

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Fruit Cups
  • 3 Medium Navel Oranges
  • 1 cup Mixed Fruit
  1. Slice off the tops of the oranges.
  2. Using a spoon, scoop out the pulp of the oranges.
  3. Cut out faces on each orange to resemble a Jack O Lantern.
  4. Fill each orange with mixed fruit and serve.


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  1. These are just too cute!! I love this idea and have never seen it before! Thank you!
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  2. Super idea!

    Thank you for linking up with us on Wake-Up Wednesdays. I am Tanya from Kreative Korner, a co-host for the party.
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  3. Stopping by from SITS. This looks not only yummy, but SO Cute!! I’d love it if you could share this at My Favorite Things: http://timeforseason.blogspot.com/2014/09/my-favorite-things-saturdays-43-913.html
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  4. Any ideas on what to do with the left over orange pulp? I want to do this, but I hate waste!! Ideas please.

  5. What a cute way to serve fruit for Halloween! I think a lot of kids about age 8 would love to carve the “pumpkins” (oranges) themselves.
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  6. Love this healthy, fun idea for a kids party.
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  7. You say you can make them in advance. How many days before an event can you make them? Do you need to refrigerate the oranges after making them? My daughter has a party on Friday and I was thinking of carving out the oranges this weekend and then filling them with fruit the night before the party. Would this work? Thanks!

    • I probably wouldn’t try making them several days in advance. The fruit would start to get mushy after a while. But making them the night before should work out great! Good luck and let me know how they turn out!

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