5-Minute Pumpkin Veggie Tray

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This 5-minute, 5-ingredient Halloween veggie tray is the perfect healthy snack! 🎃 Full of color, flavor and a delicious homemade Ranch dip. So easy to make for your spooky festivities and a nutritious break from all the naughty sweets! 🥕 Our family and friends love this cute, quick appetizer!

Let’s lighten up our Halloween a little, shall we? ✨

I love all the indulgent, sweet treats as much as anyone, but how refreshing to dive into a delicious Halloween-themed veggie platter! If only so you can have another handful of candies, he-he.

There is nothing more fun, quick and easy for your Halloween table – not to mention, healthy! I didn’t expect the kids in the house to devour this as quickly as they did – but boy, was it a hit! They loved the colorful combo of carrots, sweet peppers, cucumbers and a cool, creamy Ranch dip (made with just two ingredients). The dip is so addictive that it makes munching on veggies EASY.

Be a pumpkin and serve this handsome, healthy and FAST veggie jack-o-lantern veggie tray. It makes for an easy snack or party appetizer that everyone will love!

5-Minute Pumpkin Veggie Tray

Servings 8 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 2 lb. bag baby carrots
  • 4-5 mini cucumbers
  • 1 bag sweet mini peppers usually in a pack of red, orange, yellow
  • 1 (16 oz.) container sour cream
  • 1 (1 oz.) packet dry Ranch seasoning


  • On a circular platter, arrange baby carrots in a circle shape. Leave empty spots for cucumber mouth and two small containers of the dip.
  • Chop one end of one cucumber for the stem. Slice remaining cucumbers and arrange as the pumpkin "mouth."
  • Place one mini pepper for the pumpkin "nose."
  • In a medium bowl, mix sour cream and dry Ranch seasoning. Pour into two small bowls. Place side-by-side in the carrots for pumpkin "eyes."
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Enjoy!


  1. If you don't have dry Ranch seasoning, mix together:
  • ½ cup buttermilk powder
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chives
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

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