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Party Fruit Kabob Recipe – Firecracker Kabobs

A party fruit kabob tray is one festive way to serve fruit at a 4th of July party. Fruit skewers are a fun and easy way to eat fruit at a BBQ. Both kids and adults love the ease of food on a stick. Plus, these fruit kabobs look like fireworks which make them even more appropriate for patriotic parties. This post contains affiliate links.

Party Fruit Kabob Recipe - Firecracker Kabobs

If you are prepping for a gathering or deciding what to bring to one, a party fruit kabob tray is easy to make ahead. Fruit is always a welcome addition to a barbecue. I know at our family parties, the fruit is always a huge hit. And you definitely cannot go wrong with food on a stick. For some reason, people just flock to it.

Party Fruit Kabob Recipe - Firecracker Kabobs

Get creative with your fruit skewers and make your own fireworks. Skewered fruit is a is a sure way to get kids to eat more fruit, too.

Fruit skewers - firework fruit kabobs

For more BBQ recipes for parties, visit this roundup of Labor Day recipes.

Party Fruit Kabob Recipe – Firecracker Kabobs


  • Wood Skewers
  • Fireworks Picks
  • Star Cutter


  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Apples (Soak the apples in lightly squeezed lemon water to help keep them from browning)
Party Fruit Kabob Recipe - Firecracker Kabobs
Soak apples in light lemon juice and water to help prevent browning


  1. Place the fruit on the skewer in whichever order looks the prettiest to you. Poke the firework pick through the last few pieces at the top.
  2. Enjoy!

Fruit on a stick fruit kabobs

Very Easy Fruit Salad

No time for skewing the skewers? Just make a firecracker fruit salad instead. Add some of the firework picks to the bowl for decoration. You can even serve all the fruit in a bowl and put the skewers on the side if you want. Guests can spear their own fruit kabobs.

Very easy Fruit Salad
Firecracker salad - very easy fruit salad

Want more 4th of July party food ideas? This way, please:

Have you ever had a party fruit kabob?

Jo-Ann Brightman

Thursday 21st of July 2016

These fruit skewers look great. They would be fun to make and everyone would enjoy eating them too.


Wednesday 6th of July 2016

Yum - those look amazing and so much fun!! Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty


Tuesday 5th of July 2016

How cute! Thanks for sharing on Welcome Home Wednesday, we hope to see you again this week!


Tuesday 28th of June 2016

Very cute idea for this weekend! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on FB! Have a great week! Kim

Julie Waldron

Tuesday 28th of June 2016

These are really festive for the Fourth of July & also healthy.