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Veggie Skeleton & Dip

Veggie Skeleton & Dip

Create a cute skeleton out of fresh veggies and a bowl of homemade ranch dip. Kids will eat it up!

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1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Total Time



1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

1/4 cup finely chopped yellow, red or orange bell pepepr

1/2 cup ranch salad dressing

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill weed


Assorted cut-up fresh vegetables (broccoli, snap peas, olives, carrots, cauliflower, bell pepper, celery, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, etc.)

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until softened and just begins to brown. Place into bowl.

  2. STEP 2

    Add all remaining dip ingredients to bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Place into small shallow bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

  3. STEP 3

    Create face on dip using vegetables. Place dip bowl onto large serving platter. Assemble vegetables around bowl to create skeleton. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

Tip #1

The skeleton can be made up to 6 hours in advance. Cover with plastic food wrap; refrigerate.

Nutrition (1 serving dip)

140 Calories
14 Fat (g)
25 Cholesterol (mg)
220 Sodium (mg)
2 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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