Jack-O’-Lantern Mini Pizzas with Double Cheddar
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes


6 thin burger buns, thick pita bread or English Muffins
1/2 cup (125 ml) pizza sauce
3 cups (750 ml) grated orange Canadian Mild Cheddar
Decoration Ideas- Eyes
sliced olives
pepperoni slices
halved cherry tomatoes
zucchini slices
Decoration Ideas- Nose
sweet pepper triangle
mushroom slice
broccoli floret
cherry tomato
Decoration Ideas- Mouth
sweet pepper strip
half an onion slice
half a tomato slice
Decoration Ideas- Ears
mushroom slices
sweet pepper cubes
half a zucchini slice
Decoration Ideas- Teeth
wite Canadian Cheddar shapes, added after cookng
Pumpkin Stem
piece of zucchini or green pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
  2. Place all toppings on the table.
  3. Place one bun in front of each child and invite them to garnish and decorate their pumpkins. Start with the sauce, followed by the orange Canadian Cheddar and the decorations.
  4. Place the topped pizzas on a parchment-covered baking sheet. Invite the children to identify their pizzas by writing their names next to them on the parchment. Cook in the oven for 10 minutes. Finish decorating with cold white Canadian Cheddar, then let them enjoy their own mini-pizzas.