Fourth of July Wands
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Magical Fruits Wands for Your Fourth of July Celebration

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Abracadabra, make fruit disappear! That's exactly what happened the day I made these Independence Day-inspired treats for the kids, turning a big dinner I made for Kenya and Chloe into them basically ignoring the meal and instead begging and pleading for more of these wands stacked with juicy watermelon and sweet blueberries. Watching their imaginative play at the dinner table, casting spells on each other and everything else in sight, was better than any game I could have come up with or paid for.

So this Fourth of July toss out the boxed ice pops and store bought desserts laden with corn syrup and food coloring and instead make your family something with a naturally sweet taste like these "magic" fruit wands. And if you want to see just how easy and fun they are to assemble, click here to watch Chloe make me "disapaww"!

 

Fourth of July Wands  (makes 20 wands)

  • Prep Time: 5 mins,
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Abracadabra, make fruit disappear! That's exactly what happened the day I made these Independence Day-inspired treats for the kids, turning a big dinner I made for Kenya and Chloe into them basically ignoring the meal and instead begging and pleading...

Ingredients

  • 1 watermelon
  • 2 pints blueberries
  • 20 skewers

Preparation

  1. 1. Slice the watermelon into 1/2 inch round slices, and then cut out star shapes using a three-inch star-shaped cookie cutter.
  2. 2. Gently slide the blueberries on wooden skewers* and finally place a watermelon star on the top.
  3. 3. Place the skewers in a tall glass or in decorated floral foam as an eatable centerpiece.
  4. * If serving to young kids make sure they're careful with the wooden skewers.
Fourth of July Wands

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  1. Barbara Jean Hicks

    June 30, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    I’d love to post a picture and link to this great recipe on your blog on my new fun-and-healthy-eating-for-kids blog (barbarajeanhicks.com/blog) on July 4th. May I have your permission?

    • C. McCord

      July 4, 2016 at 10:33 pm

      You are welcome to use a photo as long as you link back to the original article and credit Weelicious! :)

  2. Laura

    June 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

    I’d love to feature this recipe and a photo in an upcoming Find Me Gluten Free blog post. The blog post will be linked in our monthly newsletter that is sent out to over 80,000 gluten-free consumers. Do I have permission to include a photo of this recipe on our blog? I am not planning to post the full recipe and instructions, but rather just include the title of the recipe that links to the original recipe on this site and a photo.

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  39. Gina Elliott

    March 8, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    Love these! Will be making them school Easter parties & birthdays! Thanks for sharing.

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  44. Sarah

    July 2, 2012 at 9:54 am

    These are adorable!!! Thank-you!! I too love the site!! I also think it would be cool to have a folder for “Holiday Cooking.” Thank-you for all the great recipes!!

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  46. Amber

    June 29, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Love this idea and will be making it for the 4th! The new site is great, but I have a question…How do you get to view the previous day’s recipe? I usually check your site religiously, but once in a while I miss a day due to the craziness of life with twin 19 month old girls! Please let me know how to catch up! Thanks!
    PS – Can’t wait for your book to come out!

  47. Kathy - Panini Happy

    June 29, 2012 at 9:49 am

    My 4-1/2 yo just asked, “Wow…how can we make them?!” Looks like we’ve got our weekend project! Thanks, Catherine – these look so fun. :-)

  48. Dez Weber

    June 29, 2012 at 8:12 am

    The site looks very pretty, but it’s harder to follow chonologically in blog form now and (the larger issue) I follow by RSS–Articles are now broken up by generic boxes instructing me to ‘preview of publish my post to see how it will look on my blog’. When I get to the site, the recipe is there but it doesn’t seem to be playing well with Google RSS Feeder.

    Just thought I’d let you know In case there’s anything your designer can do. :)