"I've served these fun kabobs at many parties," says Robin Spires of Tampa, Florida. "You can use any combination of fruits you like, depending on what's in season. The thick chocolate sauce has just the right hint of orange."
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.
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
"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."
"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."
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
"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