Rainbow Fruit Skewers: Fruit Salad on a Stick!

Throwing a casual kids birthday here in NYC is not always easy. We want to do something outside so we’ll be setting up in a local park. That also means that our party needs to be portable, though we still want to have a great spread and fun decorations. So when I saw these rainbow fruit skewers I knew I’d hit the jackpot. Doubling as a colorful centerpiece, these gorgeous treats are easy to make and totally portable. And since they’re on a stick, there’s no fumbling around with plates and forks.

Image Source: Elizabeth Stark
Image Source: Elizabeth Stark
Image Source: Elizabeth Stark
Image Source: Elizabeth Stark

Rainbow Fruit Skewers

Makes: 12 skewers


  • 12 raspberries
  • 6 orange segments (from 1 large orange), cut in half
  • 12 1″ chunks of pineapple
  • 1 large kiwi, peeled and cut into 12 1″ chunks
  • 24 large blueberries
  • 12 red seedless grapes*


  1. Lay out 12 bamboo skewers.
  2. Prepare your fruit.
  3. Slide a raspberry to the top of the stick, next add chunks of orange, pineapple, kiwi, 2 blueberries, and a grape. Repeat for each skewer.

*Note that ripe raspberries can be soft–to secure the tops of the skewers, consider adding a grape on top as well.

Article Posted 7 years Ago

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