Why cut stars out of watermelon when nature has provided a star fruit? With or without the blue dye, these fruit kabobs look patriotic with blueberries, star fruit, and strawberries! Add a little white chocolate to some of the fruit and sprinkle some patriotic colors on top to add to the fun! Here’s what I did to make these fruit kabobs!:

You’ll Need:

  • Star fruit – Get the ones that are yellow with a little bit of green on the tips, and some brown spots ( In this case: brown does not mean rotten)
  • A bowl of water dyed blue with food coloring (optional)
  • Strawberries washed with leaves cut off
  • Blueberries
  • Wilton White Chocolate Melts
  • Patriotic Sprinkles
  • Skewers
  • wax paper

Now, here we go:

  • Patriotic Fruit Kabobs
  • You can either trim your star fruits brown edges or leave them alone – I did it both ways and the kids didn’t notice
  • The WHOLE fruit is edible! – minus one or two large seeds that you may encounter
  • Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

    Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

  • If you are dying some blue, place those pieces in your blue water to soak up some color
  • Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

    Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

  • Set all of your prepared goodies in front of you, including the melted white chocolate and some wax paper
  • Patriotic Fruit Kabobs
  • Throw some blueberries into the chocolate and spoon those out onto the wax paper
  • Immediately hit them with some sprinkles! They will dry pretty fast, so hurry
  • Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

    Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

  • Now, just start getting artistic with your choices and layer the skewers
  • Happy Summer! 🙂
  • Don’t forget to serve this cream cheese fruit dip with these skewers! Click here for the recipe:

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com – fun foods, party ideas, recipes, crafts, and fun things to do with the whole family! Plus, if you ever come to the Connecticut area, lots of fun things to do with kids are listed above.


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