Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Golden Fruit Dip

Fresh fruit skewered in rainbow colors served up with a golden fruit dip makes a wholesome, but festive, St. Patrick’s Day treat.

Serves: 12Prep: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 3 tablespoons lemon curd
  • Yellow food coloring, if desired
  • 12 each (10-inch) bamboo skewers
  • 12 each large red grapes
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces mango
  • 24 each blueberries
  • 3 each kiwi, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces pineapple
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces cantaloupe
  • 12 each strawberries, stems removed

Directions

  • In a bowl mix together cream cheese, fluff and lemon curd. Add yellow food coloring if desired for a more golden color.
  • For each skewer, add 1 grape, 1 piece mango, 2 blueberries, 1 piece kiwi, 1 piece pineapple, 1 piece cantaloupe and 1 strawberry; adjust position so each piece of fruit touches and the tip of the skewer is covered by the strawberry. Serve with fruit dip.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: To cut down on prep time, look for pre-cut pineapple and melon in the produce department. Experiment with different fruit combinations like oranges instead of cantaloupe, or honeydew instead of kiwi.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 3 tablespoons lemon curd
  • Yellow food coloring, if desired
  • 12 each (10-inch) bamboo skewers
  • 12 each large red grapes
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces mango
  • 24 each blueberries
  • 3 each kiwi, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces pineapple
  • 12 each (1-inch) pieces cantaloupe
  • 12 each strawberries, stems removed

Directions

  • In a bowl mix together cream cheese, fluff and lemon curd. Add yellow food coloring if desired for a more golden color.
  • For each skewer, add 1 grape, 1 piece mango, 2 blueberries, 1 piece kiwi, 1 piece pineapple, 1 piece cantaloupe and 1 strawberry; adjust position so each piece of fruit touches and the tip of the skewer is covered by the strawberry. Serve with fruit dip.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: To cut down on prep time, look for pre-cut pineapple and melon in the produce department. Experiment with different fruit combinations like oranges instead of cantaloupe, or honeydew instead of kiwi.