Jack-O-Lantern Taco Dip Halloween Appetizer Recipe

jack-o-lantern taco dip recipe instructions


  • 2 packages (16 oz.) of cream cheese
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup of mild salsa
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese

Jack-O-Lantern Decoration ingredients

  • blue tortilla chips
  • a small container of sliced black olives
  • 1 (3-inch) piece of celery


  1. In a large bowl – mix the cream cheese, salsa, and taco seasoning
  2. If you plan on making this in advance, then store this portion – covered in a the fridge
  3. When you are ready, grab your platter
  4. Scoop the cream cheese mixture into the middle of the platter and spread out into a large circle that is the width of your platter
  5. Cover the mixture in shredded cheese
  6. Try to find some broken blue chips that you can make smaller triangle from
  7. Just break off the uneven parts to form your triangles for the eyes and mouth
  8. Form a smile or frown with the sliced olives
  9. Push the celery piece into the top to represent the stem
  10. Serve with a bowl of tortilla chips