Melon Recipes

Fresh melons make mouth-watering fruit salads and summer treats, but don’t stop at the dessert table! Our recipes with melons also include savory appetizers that will be a hit at your next gathering.

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    How to Cut a Watermelon (The Easy Way!)

    Here's our step-by-step guide on how to cut a watermelon. You'll be making slices, cubes, and melon balls like a pro in no time.

    Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

    1 review

    Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at...


    Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

    This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it...


    Watermelon and Cucumber Salsa

    The combo of watermelon and cucumber may sound unusual—it tastes anything but! Eat the salsa with chips, or serve it...


    Watermelon Salad with Cinnamon Pretzel Crunch

    1 review

    This watermelon salad is such a wonderful side dish during the hot summer, especially here in Texas. My family loves...

    Creamy Watermelon Smoothie

    I love this refreshing watermelon smoothie recipe and the bright, summery flavor. The key is to freeze the watermelon cubes...


    28 Quick Watermelon Recipes

    Cool down quick this summer with these easy watermelon recipes.

    Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

    I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon “bowl” with a scalloped edge and...


    Watermelon Shrimp Salad

    2 reviews

    Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love...


    How to Make Our Refreshing Watermelon Juice Recipe

    Love a cool slice of watermelon? You have to try making this easy watermelon juice recipe.


    Our Most Refreshing Watermelon Salads

    Pieces of crisp and juicy watermelon star in these watermelon salad recipes. Try one of these unique dishes for your...

    This Simple Trick Makes It Easy to Carve a Watermelon

    Sure, you could just slice away with wild abandon. But learning how to carve a watermelon with this trick will...


    13 Savory Ways to Enjoy Watermelon

    Watermelon is more versatile than you think.


    Watermelon-Lime Cooler

    When temps heat up, chill some glasses and cool down with a slushy blend of watermelon, lime and ginger ale....


    Summer Splash Chicken Salad

    1 review

    When it’s too hot to eat inside, I head out to the patio. Shred some rotisserie chicken and toss with...


    Watermelon Margaritas

    Summer’s best flavors get frosty in the cocktail we serve at all our backyard shindigs. We mix sun-ripened watermelon and...

    Melon Mousse

    2 reviews

    This unique summer dessert is low in fat and a creative way to use cantaloupe. It's best when made with...


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    Cool and Creamy Watermelon Pie

    42 reviews

    This simple pie is so refreshing that it never lasts long on warm summer days. Watermelon and a few convenience...


    Mandarin Watermelon Salad

    2 reviews

    Fruit tossed with feta? U-betcha, nothing betta’! Fresh mint, cilantro and parsley add the perfect pop. I’m always looking for...


    Watermelon Baby Carriage

    3 reviews

    This fruit-filled carriage was made for my daughter's baby shower and was a huge hit. Fill it with any fruit...


    Juicy Watermelon Salad

    14 reviews

    This fruit salad has such a surprising yet fabulous mix of flavors that friends often ask for the recipe. Combine...


    Breakfast Fruit Salad

    2 reviews

    You need just two ingredients to stir up the citrusy dressing that's drizzled over this fruit medley. Teri Albrecht of...


    Cantaloupe Chicken Salad with Yogurt Chive Dressing

    3 reviews

    It's hard to find recipes that four children and my husband love. That's why this is so special to our...


    Contest-Winning Watermelon Salsa

    5 reviews

    “I entered this recipe in a local fair, and it took first place! This is one of my favorites because...

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    Frozen Watermelon Lemon Cream Tarts

    2 reviews

    These fruit tarts are so refreshing on a hot summer day! They are extremely healthy and convenient, and just a...


    Honeydew and Cantaloupe Soup

    Crisp and refreshing, this honeydew soup from Mrs. Earle Davis is sure to cool off those warm summer days. The...


    Summertime Melon Soup

    Valerie Black reports from Fairfield Bay, Arkansas that her summertime soup always elicits a sweet response. "Guests never fail to...


    Strawberry Watermelon Slush

    21 reviews

    We like to relax on the back porch with glasses of my slush after a long, hot day. Strawberries and...


    Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup

    2 reviews

    With toasted angel food cake and chocolate syrup, this recipe makes fruit seem especially decadent. It's the perfect treat for...


    Minted Fresh Fruit Salad

    This is a colorful, tasty fruit salad that allows for substitutions like peaches, plums, watermelon, oranges or grapefruit, depending on...