Fruit and Cheese Kabobs Recipe
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Fruit and Cheese Kabobs Recipe

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Our Test Kitchen staff, many of whom are busy young mothers themselves, came up with this fresh and fruity, summer snack idea. It's easy to make ahead and carry to the ballpark, beach or playing field, and the cinnamon-spiced yogurt dip adds that special touch kids love.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1-1/2 cups green grapes
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese cubes
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

2 kabobs with 1/4 cup dip (prepared with reduced-fat cheese, fat-free yogurt and reduced-fat sour cream) equals 233 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 361 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. On 12 wooden skewers, alternately thread the strawberries, grapes and cheese cubes. For dip, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey and cinnamon. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 12 kabobs (1-1/2 cups dip).
Originally published as Fruit and Cheese Kabobs in Simple & Delicious May/June 2006, p43

Nutritional Facts

2 kabobs with 1/4 cup dip (prepared with reduced-fat cheese, fat-free yogurt and reduced-fat sour cream) equals 233 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 361 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 1, 2011

"Easy to make. Tried canned pineapple, using the juice to dip banana and apple slices to preserve. The yogurt/sour cream dip is delicious."

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2011

"Love this recipe! Use long cocktail toothpicks with frilly tops and skewer 5-6 pieces on each. Kids and adults love them as a healthy change amongst other appetizers."

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"The turned out very good and light. I also added watermelon chunks on my wood skewers. Everyone loved them."

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2009

"The dip is really good with bananas too. Don't be afraid of the fact that it is lower fat."

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