This is part 3 of my Halloween food ideas mini series!
These sweet potato pumpkins are both festive and healthy and kids love them! It’s definitely possible to have a healthy Halloween with limited sugar.
Ingredients for Sweet Potato Jack-o-Lanterns (Halloween Food Idea)
How To Make Sweet Potato Jack-o-Lanterns (Healthy Halloween Food Idea)
- Peel the sweet potatoes with a vegetable peeler.
- Slice the sweet potato into rounds. About 1/4 inch thick.
- Using a sharp paring knife, CAREFULLY cut out jack-o-lantern faces on each sweet potato round.
- Place them on a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Drizzle the sweet potatoes with oil then use your hands to make sure they’re evenly coated.
- Add a sprinkle of salt and roast in the oven at 425 ℉ for 25-30 minutes.
These sweet potato jack-o-lanterns would be perfect for an after school snack, or a side dish for a Halloween themed dinner. What healthy Halloween food ideas do you have? Share in the comments below!
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Sweet Potato Jack-o-Lanterns
- Preheat oven to 425°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Peel the sweet potatoes with a vegetable peeler. (You can leave the skins on if you'd like, just wash thouroughly before slicing)
- Slice the sweet potatoes into 1/4 inch rounds.
- Using a sharp paring knife, carefully cut out jack-lantern faces on each sweet potato.
- Place the jack-o-lantern sweet potatoes on a parchment lined baking sheet and drizzle with oil.
- Use your hands to spread the oil evenly on the tops and bottoms of the sweet potatoes.
- Sprinkle with a little salt and roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway through. I like to roast mine until the outside is charred a bit.