It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Get into the holiday cheer and make these Grinch Fruit Kabobs for a healthy treat the kids will love.
Not to be a Grinch, but I refuse to start Christmas celebrating until Thanksgiving is over. So naturally, the day after Thanksgiving is full of holiday cheer and music.
As a family, we love this season. Everything from the music to the decorations and food. There are always so many sweets and treats going around during the holidays that sometimes it’s nice and refreshing to have a healthy snack, too.
Being surrounded by chocolates and sweets doesn’t make it easy for kids to want a healthy snack, but they will LOVE these fresh fruit kabobs! These are a great treat to make, even when you want to eat clean, and the kids will always gravitate toward fun foods.
Grinch Fruit Kabob Ingredients
All you need to make the Grinch Fruit Kabobs are
- mini marshmallows
- green grapes
These fresh fruit kabobs are such a simple and fun snack, and according to my daughter, who helped me put them together, it’s “the best snack ever.” These kabobs would be perfect for a holiday party or even as a surprise treat in the lunch box.
It’s a good thing they are easy to assemble because your kids will want to help you make these.
More Holiday Treat Ideas
Since you’re browsing treat ideas, check out a few more recipes perfect for the holidays and large gatherings.
- Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Recipe
- White Chocolate Popcorn
- Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs
- Frozen Fruit Kabobs
Grinch Fruit Kabobs
These Grinch Fruit Kabobs are a fun holiday treat and easy to assemble. All you need is fresh fruit, mini marshmallows, and toothpicks.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 10 kabobs
- Category: snacks
- Diet: Gluten Free
- 10 mini marshmallows
- 10 strawberries tops removed
- 1 banana, sliced into 10 rounds
- 10 green grapes
- 10 toothpicks
- First, wash the fruit.
- On each toothpick, assemble your kabob as follows: one mini marshmallow, one strawberry, one banana slice, and one green grape.
- Enjoy and refrigerate leftovers for up to 1 day.
- Serving Size: 1 kabob
- Calories: 22
- Sugar: 3.5g
- Sodium: 1mg
- Fat: 0.1g
- Carbohydrates: 5.5g
- Fiber: 0.7g
- Protein: 0.3g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
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this was delicious!!!!
Hi. Want to make the grinch kabobs for a christmas eve party. Pls tell me how you kept the bananas from turning brown for several hours. Thanks
MOMables - Laura
You can treat the bananas like in this post.
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Would grapefruit juice work?
Can I use apple juice instead of pineapple juice to soak the bananas..
sure. Although it doesn’t have as much vitamin C to prevent them from browning.
Can these be made ahead and frozen without the fruit going soft, mushy or discoloring?
They can, but the strawberries juice when they thaw.
Do I refridgerate to keep good or can they stay out on counter overnight?
They are grapes, they can sit out on the counter overnight. My kids, however, prefer them cold so I refrigerate.
probably a very dumb question, but do you soak the bananas WITH or WITHOUT the peel??!! :-)
Thanks so much!
Peel bananas first, slice and soak. :)
thank you very much!!!!
Kelly @ The Nourishing Home
These are SO incredibly adorable I almost cried! Must make these. Just need to find a sub for marshmallows. Any thoughts? Definitely sharing this via social media!
I have seen people use string cheese slices instead of the marshmallows. Also to keep bananas from going brown, don’t soak them (soaking makes them soggy) just brush pineapple juice on them.
Is there a way to make these a few hours ahead without the banana turning brown?
see above comment.
For the grinch fruit kabobs, I have been wondering how long they will keep. I’ve thought about making them for a party and for lunches, but the bananas especially make me nervous about turning brown.
Thanks so much!
Lauren, you can soak your bananas in pineapple juice overnight prior to assembling. I would say make these 24h in advance. no more.
Do you soak the banana with the peel on it in the pineapple juice?
No, you’d peel it first.