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Fruit Skewers American Flag

It’s always fun to serve food with a holiday twist like these American Flag Fruit Skewers.   Make fresh fruit skewers for a special 4th of July fruit flag.

Fruit Skewers, 4th of july fruit flag
I enjoy entertaining and even when we don’t have guests, I love to serve foodies with a unique presentation.   I have been seeing all the different fruit skewers everywhere and decided to try it for the Fourth of July.  This 4th of July fruit flag is so colorful and makes my heart happy. 
You can also honor Memorial Day or celebrate the 4th of July with these easy instructions for these Flag skewers.  
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How to make American Flag Fruit Skewers:

Ingredients Needed:

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 half pint of blue berries
  • 1 pint of strawberries

Equipment Needed

strawberries, blueberries and bananas
This patriotic dessert only has three ingredients, bananas, strawberries and blueberries.   But you will need some wooden skewers.


blueberries on a skewer
Start your creation by threading 6 little blueberries on one of the skewers.
sliced bananas
.Slice the bananas into 3/4 inch slices.
fruit on skewer
Continue making the American Flag by adding banana slices and Strawberry halves to the skewers with the blueberries.
Fruit Skewer Fruit

 Continue threading the strawberry and bananas slices on the skewers to complete all the rows to make an American Flag.


Fruit Skewers, 4th of july fruit flag
    Lay all the fruit out so it resembles an American flag.  Just look at all the fruit that makes these clever and healthy dessert. 
Fruit Skewers, 4th of july fruit flag
These super cute American Flag Skewers are perfect for Memorial Day, Flag Day and 4th of July!  And these healthier fruit kabobs will make the perfect side dish for any celebration. Plus they are so fun to make.  It would be a great project to make with children. 

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Print Recipe
5 from 6 votes

American Flag Fruit Skewers

Author: Evelyn


  • 2 bananas
  • 1 half pint of blue berries
  • 1 pint of strawberries
  • 9 wooden skewers


  • Slice the bananas into 3/4 inch slices, stem and cut strawberries in half lengthwise.
  • Thread 6 blueberries on a skewer, followed by a banana slice, strawberry half, banana slice and finishing up with a strawberry half. Repeat this for the next three skewers (total of four).
  • For the next five skewers starting with a strawberry half, and ending with a strawberry half alternate the banana slices and strawberry halves. (total of 3 banana slices and 4 strawberry halves per skewer)
  • Arrange on a platter or tray and adjust the position of your fruit slices to even out the stripes:))

5 from 6 votes
Recipe Rating


Monday 2nd of June 2014

I love this for the 4th of July just around the corner!! I can't wait to try these. Hopefully I will be in Texas at my daughter's house watching fireworks and playing with the grand kids!!


Thursday 4th of July 2013

I loved doing this, Evelyn. It was a fun way to celebrate.


Tuesday 2nd of July 2013

GOOD Morning!! I loved this for our 4th!


Monday 1st of July 2013

Super cute, and delicious too I bet!


Sunday 30th of June 2013

How fun! I'm another who loves to "party up" even when there aren't guests -- family deserves special treatment, too! Thanks so much for sharing