Christmas Grinch fruit kabobs are easy to make and make a great healthier alternative to all of the decadent desserts during the holidays. I made these fun little guys for the kids to enjoy and decorate for a snack. I also happen to be a huge Dr. Seuss fan! This recipe can double as an entertaining craft. You can use a tube of chocolate frosting and let kids draw their own angry Grinch faces on the green grapes.
This snack is a fun holiday recipe idea that I got from Pinterest. Most recipes call for a slice of banana for the base of the hat, but my husband hates bananas and I didn't have any in the house, so I used a large marshmallow and cut it into thirds with a pair of kitchen scissors. It worked out perfectly!
I love making healthy festive fruit kabobs. You can skewer green grapes, and honeydew melon for a festive St. Patrick's Day kabob, and this Peep Fruit Kabob post from 2014 is one of my most pinned Easter recipes! Clearly, people love enjoying fruit on a stick!
What you'll need:
Grinch Fruit Kabobs
- 8 large marshmallows
- 24 mini marshmallows
- 2 pints fresh strawberries 24 large strawberries
- 24 green grapes rinsed and patted dry
- 24 wooden kabob skewers
- *optional: tube of chocolate frosting or edible marker for making faces
- Thread a grape onto the kabob skewer
- Cut a large marshmallow into thirds with kitchen scissors
- Slide a slice of marshmallow onto the stick
- Slice the top off a strawberry and thread onto the skewer (large side first)
- Top with mini marshmallow
- Serve plain or decorate with frosting.
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Will the marshmallows stay fresh in the fridge overnight if I assemble the night before? Thanks!
Sorry for the delayed response, I just had surgery so I didn't see it right away. The marshmallows will be best if they are assembled the day of serving them. I would assemble the grapes on the skewers and slice the marshmallows the day before and just pop the strawberry and marshmallow hat on them the next day. Hope that helps!