A Stars & Stripes Patriotic Fruit Salad


This is a really easy and pretty fruit salad to make for a 4th of July celebration or anytime during the summer when you have guests. Kids will actually want to help make this fun salad.

Items needed: 

  • Watermelon slices
  • Cantaloupe or Honey Dew
  • Fresh Blueberries
  • Small star cutter (optional)


  1. Use either a Star cutter or a small paring knife to cut out Watermelon slices.
  2. Arrange in a circle on each individual plate, or make a large platter, using stars piled on top of each other along the perimiter of the platter.
  3. Cut thin triangular "stripes" from either cantaloupe or honey dew.  Arrange in a pattern on the outside of the stars (wiggle in between stars).
  4. Pile fresh blueberries in the center and you have a beautiful summer fruit salad.
  5. Serve plain or with a light whipped cream.