Fruit Kabobs with Chocolate Drizzle
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Fruit kabobs with Chocolate Drizzle make the perfect summer finger food! Stacked with fresh ripe berries and served with melted chocolate for dipping or drizzling, they are a party on a stick.
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Summer is finally here and finger foods are always a huge hit for all those backyard BBQ’s. These fruit kabobs, or fruit skewers, are such a fun and easy way to enjoy all the delicious fruits summer has to offer.
Sweet and juicy strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries stacked tightly on a skewer that has been dipped in chocolate and then drizzled with more chocolate. Kids young and old will laugh the night away while enjoying each and every bite.
Fruit Kabob Essentials!
- 10 wooden skewers
- mint (optional)
- melting chocolate
How To Make Fruit Kabobs
- Rinse and pat dry fruit and set aside to air dry. Slice strawberries in thick slices so they can be easily threaded on skewers.
- Working with one skewer at a time, thread a mint leaf, sliced strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, leaving about 1/2 an inch at the bottom until all skewers have been made.
- Melt chocolate in the microwave at half power for 30 second increments, stirring between each. Continue until just melted.
- Dip the end of each skewer in the warm chocolate and arrange on a serving platter.
- Drizzle melted chocolate over the top of the skewers.
- Serve remaining chocolate as a dip (optional).
If you are wondering, do you need to soak the bamboo skewers first, the answer is no. But to ensure that all the splinters are removed from the skewers, rub two over the top of one another as if you were sharpening a knife.
What Is Fruit On A Stick Called?
Fruit on a stick is often referred to as an appetizer or hors d’oeuvres.
This fruit kabob recipe is super easy to make and can be made in any fruit combination you would like. Kids love these and think it is so fun to eat the fruit right off the stick.
Can Fruit Kabobs Be Made Ahead Of Time?
- Make them the night before! – It is best to make these fresh, however depending on the kind of fruit you are using, you should be able to make them the night before your event. One thing to keep in mind, do not drizzle the chocolate until just before serving.
- Wrap tightly! – Make sure to wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and place in an airtight container in your refrigerator until you are ready for the chocolate and to serve.
There are a lot of fun fruit kabob ideas which makes this recipe so fun and versatile. So go wild, have fun creating, you cannot go wrong especially when there is chocolate involved!
Other Fruit Inspired Dessert Recipes!
Strawberry Fruit Dip – quick and easy!
Strawberry Mini Tarts – a bite sized treat!
Nutella Fruit Dip – for nut lovers!
Strawberry Pretzel Dessert – fresh!
Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert – delicious!
Fruit kabobs make the perfect summer finger food. Stacked with fresh ripe berries and served with melted chocolate for dipping or drizzling, they are a party on a stick.
- 1 12 oz container of strawberries sliced, thick
- 1 12 oz container of raspberries
- 1 12 oz container of blueberries
- 2 cups melting chocolate
- 1 4 oz container mint leaves
- 10 wooden skewers
Rinse and pat dry fruit and set aside. Slice strawberries in thick slices so they can be threaded on skewers. Working with one skewer at a time, thread a mint leaf, sliced strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, leaving about 1/2 an inch at the bottom until all skewers have been made.
Using a microwave safe dish or measuring cup melt chocolate in 30 second increments, stirring between each increment until chocolate is smooth.
Dip the end of each skewer in the melted chocolate and arrange on a serving platter. Using a spoon drizzle melted chocolate over the top of the skewers. Serve remaining chocolate as a dip (optional).
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)