Kids Cooking: Fruit & Cheese Skewers With Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe!

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Fruit & Cheese Skewers with Cinnamon Honey Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe -Musthavemom.com
My kids love to help in the kitchen so coming up with fun recipes that they can make themselves is always fun! This recipe is sure to please not only their tastebuds, but their culinary skills as well! This is the perfect snack for after school that they will be able to prepare themselves. I love healthy snacks so this Cinnamon Greek yogurt dip uses greek yogurt, raw honey, cinnamon and soy butter. It’s healthy and delicious and the kids gobbled it up.

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When looking at creating healthy after school snacks I look to pair things that naturally go well together like fruit and cheese. I chose to use Arla Dofino Creamy Havarti and Dill Havarti cheeses, grapes, strawberries and raspberries along with some whole grain bread.

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The best way that I’ve found to encourage my kids to eat healthy foods like fruits and vegetables is to serve them in a fun way. That’s why I incorporated mini cookie cutters into this snack idea. Slice the Arla Dofino cheeses into thick slices first. An adult should do this part!

Kids Cooking Fruit and Cheese Skewers with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dip -Musthavemom.com
Set your child up with their own cutting board and workspace with all of the washed fruit, skewers, bread, cheese and mini cookie cutters that they will use to create their skewers.

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 Then let them cut out shapes in the cheese using the mini cookie cutters.

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Kids of all ages can make their own skewers. My kids were all able to master this activity (ages 3, 4 and 6). They had SO much fun doing it and guess what? They ate it all too! Kids are naturally more inclined to eat healthy snacks when they have made them themselves.

Kids Cooking Fruit & Cheese Skewers with Cinnamon Yogurt Dip -Musthavemom.com
The kids can help make the fruit dip too! Have them help measure out ingredients and stir them together. Print this recipe off below or pin this post for later!
Kids Cooking: Fruit & Cheese Skewers With Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe!

Easy recipe that the kids can prepare! A healthy snack idea

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Ingredients

    For Skewers
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Grapes
  • Any fruit will work!
  • Whole grain bread
  • Arla Dofino Havarti Cheese
  • Arla Dofino Dill Havarti Cheese
  • Bamboo skewers
  • For Yogurt Dip
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter OR Soybutter (for a nut free version)
  • Dash cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp raw honey

Instructions

  1. Cut cheeses in thick slices and allow the kids to cut out shapes using mini cookie cutters.
  2. Cut out shapes in bread using mini cookie cutters.
  3. Make skewers using fruit, bread and cheese
  4. Mix together yogurt, peanut butter/soy butter, cinnamon and raw honey until blended.
  5. Serve skewers with dip and enjoy!
Recipe Type: Snack
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Comments

  1. Mmm, that makes dipping so much fun. That cinnamon yogurt flavor sounds so tasty!

  2. Yum! The kids look like they had such a great time making those. I like to engage my kids in the kitchen, especially with making healthy recipes. They would love this also.

  3. What a fun snack for the kids to make themselves. The fun shapes and tasty dips probably make them want to gobble it up!

  4. Forget the kids, I want this for my snack.

  5. YUM! A great snack for adults and kids!

  6. Cute and yum! These would make a great snack or lunch!

  7. Cute and looks delicious. I am definitely wanting to try the dip. Do you know if you can make it with regular honey? I’m not sure if we have raw honey at the store. The lunchbox looks amazing at the end. Your kids looked really happy about the skewers.

  8. What a great idea! My daughter loves cheese.

  9. I just found some skrewers in our kitchen! I bet the kids would love their lunch “on a stick” today – great idea!

  10. I am totally taking this idea and running with it! Great way to liven up lunch!

  11. My kids would love to cut out cheese! Great idea

  12. Totally love this idea!

  13. What a cute idea! I love making fun and healthy snacks with the girls! It’s such a fabulous way to teach them early about making healthy choices 🙂

  14. Love the shapes you used for this, make it fun, and the kids always eat more when the food is fun and creative, a great option to for a healthier snack.

  15. Sounds good! I’ve never thought of using cutters for different cheese shapes!

  16. vickie couturier says:

    this looks so good,,my grandkids would love this

  17. Love, love, love this idea! Bookmarked it. I try so hard to encourage my kids to eat healthy, although they’re not always receptive. This looks fun and yummy

  18. Love it! Presentation is everything with kiddos, isn’t it? Both my girls will adore this and, I’m sure, have fun helping make their own snack!

  19. These look really yummy and my son would really enjoy making them with me.

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