Star-Spangled Fruit Skewers for the 4th of July

by Melissa

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These simple Star-Spangled Fruit Skewers are a simple treat or snack for your Fourth of July festivities. 

4th of July side dish fruit skewers

Easy, Festive & Healthy 4th of July Food

Oh say can you see…. Let’s talk about the Star-Spangled Banner, I mean Skewers today! If you’re looking for a healthy, festive, simple treat for your 4th of July festivities, look no further! With just a few ingredients, you can whip a tray of these Star-Spangled Skewers out in no time!

Other 4th of July Recipes:

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Let’s zoom in on all this festiveness on a stick. Can we get fireworks for this?

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What You Need to Make Fourth of July Star-Spangled Skewers:

  • watermelon (preferably seedlesss)
  • blueberries
  • wooden skewer sticks (I love the ones from Dollar Tree)
  • mini star cookie cutter

How to make these festive fruit skewers:

1. Slice the watermelon into 1″ slices.

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2. Use the star cookie cutter to cut watermelon into star shapes from the slices. Continue until you have plenty of stars.

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3. Grab a skewer. Poke the skewer through the bottom of the star all the way through the top and slide down about 2/3 way down. Add 2 blueberries. Repeat.

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4. Chill on a tray until you are ready to serve. The more chilled, the better!

Are you on Instagram?

Show off your Fourth of July festivities! Post a photo on Instagram and tag @sofestive with #celebratesimpler. I can’t wait to see your Star-Spangled Skewers!


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