Simple Fruit and Cheese Skewers


Delight in the playful and tasty combination of sweet and savory with our Simple Fruit and Cheese Skewers! These skewers are a fun, easy-to-make snack that beautifully pairs the natural sweetness of fruit with the creamy texture of cheese. Perfect for kids' parties, picnics, or as a healthy snack option, these skewers are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate.

Simple Fruit and Cheese Skewers

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: Varies
  • Serving Size: 1 skewer


  • Grapes: as needed
  • Strawberries: as needed, hulled
  • Cubed Cheese (Cheddar, Mozzarella, or your choice): as needed
  • Blueberries: as needed
  • Apple Slices: as needed (dipped in lemon water to prevent browning)
  • Skewers: as needed

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prep Fruit: Wash all fruits. Hull strawberries and cut apples into slices, dipping them in lemon water.
  2. Assemble Skewers: Thread the fruits and cubed cheese onto the skewers in an alternating pattern.
  3. Chill and Serve: Chill the skewers in the refrigerator before serving, or serve them immediately.

Tips for Culinary Success

  1. Colorful Variety: Use a variety of colored fruits to make the skewers visually appealing.
  2. Cheese Selection: Choose cheeses that pair well with fruits, like mild cheddar or creamy mozzarella.
  3. Kid-Friendly: Ensure the skewers are kid-friendly by choosing appropriate sizes and considering any choking hazards.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I prepare these skewers in advance? Yes, you can assemble them a few hours ahead and store them in the refrigerator.
  • What other fruits can I use? Feel free to use any firm fruits like melons, pears, or peaches.
  • Can I add other items to the skewers? Certainly! Small pieces of ham or turkey can add a nice savory element.