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Fruit Appetizers

Looking for recipes for fruit appetizers? Taste of Home has the best fruit appetizer recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Banana-Pear Caterpillar

Banana-Pear Caterpillar

Banana-Pear Caterpillar

With Sherry's guidance, Kendra Paige-Wrischnik, now 11, transformed banana and pear slices into this creepy crawler. "The girls' brother, Joey, was too young to help prepare the salads, but he sure enjoyed eating them," Sherry adds.

Apricot Burritos

Apricot Burritos

Apricot Burritos

These apricot-filled burritos are popular with my son and his friends. I usually have a plateful ready for them as a sweet after-school snack. It's easy since they can be together in minutes.—Charl Sanchez, Roseville, California

Apple Person

Apple Person

Apple Person

—Julie Lavender, Oceanside, California
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Quick Banana Boats

Quick Banana Boats

Quick Banana Boats

"When I was a church youth leader, I introduced many young campers to this scrumptious treat," shares Sandy Vanderhoff of Waldron, Arkansas. "It's wonderful because each person can add their choice of yummy toppings to this warm dessert that tastes almost like a banana split."

Nutty Nanas

Nutty Nanas

Nutty Nanas

"While working on a recent cooking badge, my Girl Scout Cadette troop came up with this fun finger food," informs Diane Standridge of Sikeston, Missouri. "It's a yummy after-school snack that's simple enough for young children to make."

Christmas Fruit Kabobs

Christmas Fruit Kabobs

Christmas Fruit Kabobs

My chunky fruit skewers are always a hit for brunch, whether served with pastries, quiche or eggs and bacon. They're also excellent appetizers and potluck additions.

Strawberry-Orange Phyllo Cups

Strawberry-Orange Phyllo Cups

Strawberry-Orange Phyllo Cups

"These flaky cups filled with fresh fruit and a tangy sauce are delicate in flavor and make a pretty presentation. But they're easy to do, too," assures Sally Hook of Houston, Texas.

Festive Fruit N Franks

Festive Fruit N Franks

Festive Fruit N Franks

A zesty mix of apricot preserves, pineapple, mandarin oranges and apple gives a sweet treatment to cocktail franks. Serve this and you'll receive compliments galore.

Fruit Kabobs with Citrus Dip

Fruit Kabobs with Citrus Dip

Fruit Kabobs with Citrus Dip

I let my girls make this lovely fruit kabobs. The dip is one of the best to mix with fruit.—Linda Hess, Chilliwack, British Columbia

Mixed Berry Pizza

Mixed Berry Pizza

Mixed Berry Pizza

The fresh fruit shines through in this colorful dessert pizza. It's also a tempting appetizer at parties because it's a sweet change of pace from the usual savory dips. —Gretchen Widner, Sun City West, Arizona

Cream-Filled Strawberries

Cream-Filled Strawberries

Cream-Filled Strawberries

"These plump berries filled with a creamy pudding mixture are so elegant-looking and luscious-tasting that they're perfect for parties or holiday gatherings," notes Karin Poroslay from Wesley Chapel, Florida
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