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Jack O' Lantern Chips And Dip

Queso and guacamole are a party favorite for a reason. These two powerhouse dips come together in a festive Halloween spread featuring a mini Jack-o'-laterns as the queso vessel.

Tasty Team
94% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Jack O' Lantern Chips And Dip

Under 30 minutes


for 8 servings


  • 3 avocados, halved and pitted
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion (40 g), chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro (10 g), chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove scallion clove, chopped
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (200 g)
  • 2 cups monterey jack cheese (200 g)
  • ½ cup milk (120 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 oz mild green chillis (115 g), 1 can, with juice

Pumpkin Serving Dish

  • 1 pumpkin, whole

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 517
  • Fat 35g
  • Carbs 27g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 25g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. For the guacamole: Mash avocados with the lime juice. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  2. For the queso: In a pot over medium heat, melt 1 Tbsp. butter and sauté scallions. Add cheese, milk and cornstarch, and mix until melted and smooth. Add green chiles and mix until combined.
  3. Serving: Draw eyes and carve a sad mouth on a small pumpkin. Hollow out the inside and insert a bowl. Pour queso in the bowl and top with chopped tomatoes. Spoon guacamole coming out of the pumpkin’s mouth. Serve with chips!
  4. Spoon guacamole coming out of the pumpkin’s mouth. Serve with chips!
  5. Enjoy!
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Jack O' Lantern Chips And Dip