Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Plate with fruit kabobs made of heart shaped watermelon pieces and fresh blueberries

Patriotic fruit kabobs are super easy to make and festively fun to eat.  These fruit skewers are perfect for gatherings or everyday snacks.  It’s a great way to add fruit to any summer picnic.

Plate with fruit kabobs made of heart shaped watermelon pieces and fresh blueberries

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Any time is a good time to find ways to add fruits and vegetables to the plate. Picnic season is just one more opportunity to find creative ways to bring these delicious bites to the table.  Patriotic Fruit kabobs are super easy, but a great way to incorporate fresh, juicy watermelon and sweet blueberries to the mix.  

Watermelon isn’t just a great bite, it’s super easy to work with when creating fruity fun shapes.  A slice of watermelon and a simple small cookie cutter or large fondant cutter transform this summer fruit into fabulous designs.

 

These fruit kabobs are great for everyday snacks, a healthy dessert alternative or playdate fun.  However, these patriotic fruit kabobs are amazing on a platter for summer gatherings and picnics.  They are fabulous for Memorial Day gatherings, 4th of July Celebrations, Flag Day festivities and Labor Day yum.

Here are the simple directions to cut, skew and enjoy…

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Plate with fruit kabobs made of heart shaped watermelon pieces and fresh blueberries

Ingredients

  • 4 skewers
  • Watermelon, seedless
  • Blueberries

Instructions

Slice your watermelon into large circle slices. Use a small heart shaped cookie cutter or large fondant cutter to create watermelon star shapes. You will need twelve stars for four skewers.Wash the blueberries.

Add the fruit to the skewers by creating a pattern; two blueberries, a watermelon star and repeat that pattern three times on each skewer finishing it off with two additional blueberries. The blueberries help to keep the watermelon pieces securely in place on the skewer.

Notes

Kids Cooking Club logo next to Price Chopper Market 32 logo

More on Making these Kabobs:

Red, White and Blue: Where’s the white in this patriotic kabob?  Simply create a fruit dip made of Greek Vanilla yogurt and Whipped Topping.  Fold together 1 cup of whipped topping with 1/2 cup of the Greek yogurt for dessert dipping yum.

Cooking with Kids: Every recipe is filled with life skills that help to encourage children’s confidence in the kitchen. Here are a few to focus on when making this recipe:

  • Following directions
  • Preparing fruits 
  • Cutting skills and knife safety
  • Skewing and skewer safety

PICS: When shopping at Price Chopper or Market 32 Supermarkets check out PICS; it’s their preferred brand and the one we choose at the Price Chopper Market 32 Kids Cooking Club.

More kabobs!  Since I have decided that everything tastes better on a stick, why not create sandwich kabobs?  You’re right; there’s no reason not to try it!

A plate with sandwich kabobs that included bagel pieces, meat, lettuce, cheese, cucumbers and tomatoes on skewers

Sandwich Kabob Recipe Link

 

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