Fourth of July Fruit Skewers with Marshmallows

Kids love to make and eat these Fourth of July Fruit skewers with Marshmallows. All you need are wooden skewers, blueberries, raspberries and marshmallows.

Fourth of July Fruit Skewer

Ingredients for Fourth of July Fruit Skewers

Ingredients for Fourth of July Fruit Skewers

All you’ll need for these Fourth of July fruit skewers is fresh fruit, marshmallows and wooden skewers.

Fresh Fruit like raspberries and blueberries. You could also use cut strawberries in place or raspberries if you want. You’ll need one large package of raspberries.

Marshmallows make the white stripes in the flag and using the miniature size works best. You could also use cubes of angel food cake instead of marshmallows.

Wood Skewers are needed for this recipe, I always have a variety on hand for fruit kebabs projects.

How to Make Fourth of July Skewers

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These are so easy to make! Simply add the fruit in the desired flag pattern and assemble on a serving platter. My kids love marshmallows so the white stripe is thick in this version, but you can change the ratio to suit your taste.

Alternate between raspberries and marshmallows for two-thirds of the skewers, and for about one-third of them you will add some blueberries for the corner of the American flag.

I let my kids make this treat, so even though it didn’t look exactly proportional, they had the best time. It’s a great activity for them to do while you are prepping other Fourth of July recipes in your kitchen.

Fourth of July Fruit Skewers
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Fourth of July Fruit Skewers

Kids love to make and eat these Forth of July Fruit skewers with Marshmallows. All you need are wooden skewers, blueberries, raspberries and marshmallows.

Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, Fourth of July, Patriotic, Skewers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 209 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large container of raspberries about 125 raspberries
  • 1 small container of blueberries about 50 blueberries
  • 1 package of mini marshmallows about 200 mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Create Fourth of July Fruit Skewers to look like a flag by alternating raspberries and 1-2 mini marshmallows on about 2/3 of your wooden skewers.

    Ingredients for Fourth of July Fruit Skewers
  2. With the remaining 1/3 of your skewers add about 6 blueberries before alternating your raspberries and mini marshmallows in a way that will allow the raspberries and marshmallows to line up.

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  3. Arrange skewers on a platter and keep chilled until serving.

    Fourth of July Fruit Skewers
Nutrition Facts
Fourth of July Fruit Skewers
Amount Per Serving (2 skewers)
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.5g2%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 344mg10%
Carbohydrates 50.2g17%
Fiber 14.8g62%
Sugar 27.1g30%
Protein 3.7g7%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. Lesli Schwartz says

    5 stars
    These fruit skewers are so patriotic! I’m sure the little ones would gobble these healthy skewers up! But I’d eat them too. So clever!

  2. 5 stars
    How fun and patriotic! This is such a cute treat for 4th of July, and so easy to do!

  3. 5 stars
    I make something similar for my kids on the 4th, such a fun treat!

  4. 5 stars
    What a clever, yet simple, idea for the 4th of July or other patriotic occasions. I also like being able to vary the numbers of marshmallows! Great kid-friendly idea.

    • Thanks Beth! The kids definitely added more marshmallows than I envisioned, but it made them so happy!

  5. Jere Cassidy says

    5 stars
    So, so cute. A perfect way to show some red, white and blue.

  6. 5 stars
    I love this idea. So easy to make, delicious and so so perfect for today. Happy 4th of July!

  7. 5 stars
    These look like a great project to do this weekend with my kiddos. They love helping me in the kitchen so it would be a great time to bond.

  8. These fruit skewers are super cute! I’d probably eat a whole plate by myself.

  9. Kushigalu says

    5 stars
    How cute are these skewers. Perfect treat for 4th of July. Thanks for sharing.

  10. 5 stars
    I love this idea, its delicious and kids can easily make it with themselves. Thank you!

  11. 5 stars
    These are an adorable festive red, white and blue snack! Can’t wait to make these with my kids. My son loves helping me in the kitchen and will have so much fun with these.

  12. 5 stars
    What a fabulous idea these fruit skewers are. I can imagine how much kids love them. I wouldn’t mind a couple myself!

  13. 5 stars
    These patriotic fruity skewers are the easiest and fun sweet treat for the 4th of July! Love that everyone can participate in making these!

  14. 5 stars
    These Fourth of July Skewers with marshmallows look so yummy! I love that this would be a light and fun way to stick to my health goals while enjoying the holiday.

  15. 5 stars
    These are so cute! I know the kids will love them, and I love that they can help make them!

  16. 5 stars
    Wow, those skewers look som cute and perfect to celebrate the 4th f July. HOPE YOU HAD WONDERFUL CELEBRATIONS!

  17. 5 stars
    Looks easy to make and so cute! I have to try a Canadian flag version!

  18. 5 stars
    These are so fun! A perfect activity for kids or great to bring to a barbecue or 4th of July picnic!

  19. What a fun thing to do with kids, my neice would love this! I hope you managed to enjoy your 4th July.

  20. 5 stars
    My boys loved this fun 4th of July idea! So festive and cute. Love that it has fruit too.

  21. Sondra Barker says

    5 stars
    These look so fun and perfect for the holiday weekend! Love the idea of using marshmallows, never even thought of that!

  22. 5 stars
    This is such a fun, easy activity to make with your kids. I’m sure they love to make their own skewers.

  23. 5 stars
    These skewers look so colorful, perfect for summer!

  24. 5 stars
    This is perfect for practicing Math with kids. As a mom I am always on the lookout for practical ways to make learning fun and this is a great recipe!/

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