Annabel Karmel’s Vegetable Skeleton Halloween Dip

Dem bones, dem bones, dem fun-to-crunch bones...


Sweet Chilli and Sour Cream Dip:

  • 100g cream cheese
  • 100g soured cream
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp lime juice


  • ¼ cucumber, sliced
  • ½ carrot, peeled and sliced in half
  • 3 mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 broccoli florets
  • A handful of salad cress
  • black pitted olive, sliced
  • Red pepper


  • Step 1

    First make the dip. Beat the cream cheese until smooth, then beat in the sour cream, sweet chilli sauce and lime juice. Cover and chill until needed.

  • Step 2

    Arrange the vegetables on a board to make the skeleton (save a little of the carrot and pepper for the face). Transfer the dip to a small bowl and add the cress, olive slices, carrot and pepper, to make the face.

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