These Easy Patriotic Fruit Skewers are Festive & Fun Snacks on a Stick by Christine Jones

Fruit skewers are a super fun and easy snack for all your summer entertaining needs. Whether you serve them at Memorial Day or 4th of July get-togethers, or just anytime you feel like surprising your family, these easy patriotic fruit skewers are festive and fun snacks on a stick. 

Choose red, white and blue fruit to celebrate summer holidays in style. But the secret to making these fruit skewers even more special is using cookie cutters. Star-shaped cookie cutters are the most patriotic, but you can use hearts or any other shape that speaks to you.

Try these easy fruit skewers as snacks or desserts for your next get-together, or anytime (they're ready in only about 10 minutes)!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced into chunks
  • 10-12 blueberries
  • 10-12 strawberries, green tops removed
  • 4-6 slices of watermelon
  • 2 wood (or other type) skewers

Here's how to make them:

  1. Using a small star (or other) cookie cutter, cut out star-shaped pieces of your watermelon. 
  2. Thread the fruit alternately on the skewers, making sure to put a star watermelon piece in the middle and at the top of each skewer.
  3. These will surely be a hit, and the kids might actually eat some fruit. Score! 

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Elisa Schmitz
These look awesome! Even better, the look easy to make. Thanks, Chrissy Jones! Happy 4th!
How awesome. 🇺🇸
Ahmed Bakran
These looking so Awesome & it looks like easy to cut

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