Healthy Halloween Snacks – how to make Pumpkin Oranges

Halloween can be healthy! These Healthy Halloween Snacks are the cutest thing to make and will get the kids creative too.

Create a really fun, quick, artistic and healthy Halloween snack. Take satsumas or small oranges and wash them to remove some of the grease on the skin. Let children use marker pens to draw on pumpkin faces and leave to dry for an hour. It really is that simple.

Halloween oranges pumpkins as Healthy Halloween Snacks
They look so cute and I love seeing how excited children get when they get a little pumpkin they can take around with them but also eat when they’re hungry. They take a lot less effort than carving pumpkins. You can even get really creative with paint, glitter and pompoms if you want to make a really fancy one. I love the making these. There are endless amounts of faces you could create.

Cute little oranges with pumpkin faces drawn on Healthy Halloween Snacks

Healthy Halloween Snacks

Then, peel and eat – a spookily healthy treat, that is perfect for children and big kids too. They don’t take long at all. I think I did these in about 10 minutes. If you need some pumpkin inspiration head to Pinterest or Instagram or even use the emojis on your phone. There are hundreds of options of faces you could make. . Or use my little orange cuties to inspire your healthy snack pumpkins.

These are so fun to make and I absolutely love getting to create different faces. I think I prefer doing the cute faces rather than the scary ones. The top orange with his little smile it just so cute. Healthy Halloween Snacks exist can get you creative too!

I created this for my food news page for the Wimbledon, Wandsworth, Putney & Barnes issue of Time & Leisure.

Healthy Halloween Snacks oranges with drawn on pumpkin smiles

Creating pumpkins out of oranges for healthy halloween snacks

Healthy Halloween Snacks Oranges as Pumpkins

Sisley White
Halloween can be healthy! These Healthy Halloween Snacks are the cutest thing to make and will get the kids creative too.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine British, English
Servings 4 oranges
Calories 45 kcal


  • 4 satsumas or oranges
  • sharpie pen


  • Take your oranges and give them a wash. Dry them.
  • If you aren't confident using a sharpie straight away lightly pencil the design on to the orange and then colour in with the sharpie.
  • Leave them to dry and then Happy Halloween.


Calories: 45kcal

Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.

Keyword Healthy Halloween Snacks, Healthy Halloween Snacks Oranges as Pumpkins, turning oranges into pumpkins
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