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July 4, 2012

Patriotic Fruit Skewers {Holiday Recipe Club: 4th of July}

Happy 4th of July, everyone!

I hope you all are enjoying a day off of work, your independence, spending time with family and friends, playing {safely} with fireworks, and good food, of course!

Let me help you out a little with that one...

Here's a nice little patriotic snack or treat for the kids, or heck, for yourself. 

It's super simple. Adorable. And tasty! 

I hadn't realized that marshmallows and strawberries go together well.

Patriotic Fruit Skewers
  • 1 pint strawberries, rinsed and dried
  • Star shaped mini marshmallows
  • 1 pint blueberries, rinsed and dried
  • Wooden skewers
Thread strawberries, marshmallows and blueberries onto the wooden skewers in whatever red, white and blue pattern you like.

I am joining in over at this month's Holiday Recipe Club for the 4th of July - the ingredients were blueberries, barbeque sauce, and whipped cream. {As you can see, I chose blueberries.}

Peace, and bacon grease!

Also linking up here.


Debra Eliotseats said...

How cute are these! Very patriotic. Happy 4th!

Peanut Butter and Peppers said...

These are so cute!!

Sandra Lee said...

Don't we just love quick and easy yummies!

Chris said...

Hope you had a great Independence Day too! We stayed at home, grilled, and light fireworks - all American day!

LoLy said...

LOVE it and I surely will make them soon :D

you are welcome to visit my blog :)

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

These are star-spangled cute! I love the linky too!

Please join me at StoneGable for ON THE MENU MONDAY, my weekly foodie/recipe/menu linky party. Linky goes live every Sunday night at 8:00pm. Hope to see you and your recipes there!

Naptime Review said...

Fruit skewers look so great. Newest follower from hop. Love for you to stop by and return the follow when you get a chance.

The Better Baker said...

What a darling idea! I made patriotic fruit kebobs and added star-shaped pieces of patriotic angel food cake. Any way you look at it - these are very inviting and a healthy snack too. Thanks for linking up at Weekend Potluck.

Veronica Miller said...

Very cute! I can't believe I haven't seen these star marshallows--I'm so oblivious! Wish I could have joined this holiday posting since it's the last one for a while, but I'm having fun visiting everyone elses. :)

Janis Van Keuren said...

What a great idea! I'm glad some people are still posting patriotic recipes. They can be used for parties all through the summer right up to Labor Day.
I did mine on "Navy Star Cookies" at Ann's Food on Fridays. Patriotic also.

April J Harris said...

Love these cute, and very delicious looking, fruit skewer! What a great treat!

Unknown said...

These skewers are so adorable and festive! My kids would love them! Thank you for sharing at Fit and Fabulous Fridays!

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Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

These are super cute.
Thanks so much for linking up to the Pinworthy Projects party!