Grinch Kabobs

How to make Grinch Kabobs - Super cute and fun for everyone!
How about throwing together some simple Grinch kabobs for your next holiday get-together? These adorable little snacks are bound to get people talking. These are such a hit with the kids, they love making them and eating them, which means it’s also a fun afternoon activity to keep them occupied for a few quiet minutes before they eat them all.
One of our Christmas Traditions is to watch The Grinch. Both the cartoon and the Jim Carrey version. And you better believe I make up a batch of these to snack on, because, they are simply fun!
Even if your child isn’t a fan of these fruits, often times they will eat them, if they are the ones that put them together.
This also makes for a great low-sugar treat to serve at kids parties, no need for artificial food coloring or overly sugar-filled cookies and cupcakes, just serve these cute little Grinch kabobs!
If needed, they still look cute without marshmallows!

Grinch Kabobs
Green Grapes
Mini Marshmallows (Make your own marshmallows with honey)
Toothpicks (Buy bamboo toothpicks here)
Wash grapes and strawberries. Slice bananas and cut of the green end of the strawberries. Poke a toothpick into the top of the grape, thread on a banana slice, then the strawberry top, followed by the mini marshmallow.
How To Make Grinch Kabobs - Super fun treat for kids!!

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This post is part of Homegrown & Healthy’s MOSTLY HOMEMADE MONDAYS

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  1. Rozy Lass on November 8, 2013 at 3:55 am

    Those are absolutely adorable, and we watch The Grinch every year too. Thanks for sharing. I rarely dream up cute things like that so I really appreciate those who do and who share.

  2. Serena Concord on November 8, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    Ooh, I want to do this. Although I might have to use peeled kiwis instead of grapes, just cuz I love them and need more excuse to eat them.

    • Michelle on December 21, 2021 at 9:57 am

      Is there a way to preserve the fruit a few hours before the party?

      • Rachel Jones on January 2, 2022 at 9:16 pm

        I haven’t done it with bananas, but I’ve often given sliced apples a quick dip in lightly salted water and it keeps them from turning brown.

  3. Anonymous on November 18, 2013 at 1:49 am

    How do you keep the bananas from browning?Lemon Juice???

    • Rachel on November 18, 2013 at 2:00 am

      We eat them too fast, but if I had to wait to serve them, I would dip them in lemon juice or salt water.

    • Anonymous on November 30, 2013 at 6:36 am


  4. Chris on December 10, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Hi there! Just wanted to let you know I’ve compiled a recipe round-up of Healthy Party Sweet Treats on my blog today and I’ve included your recipe! Come and take a look! Thanks for a sharing great recipe!

  5. Meeghan on November 1, 2015 at 10:36 pm

    Cute! I am going to use this in a roundup. If it is not okay to use a picture (and link back to you), let me know… 🙂

    • Rachel on November 2, 2015 at 9:54 am

      Thanks for the headsup Meeghan!

  6. Patti on July 17, 2016 at 5:55 am

    I love these ideas. I’m putting together a round up of healthy festive ideas for the holidays. It will be published in mid December on Simply Healthy I was wondering if I can use the photo of the finished Grinch kabobs on my site with a link back to yours for the instructions. Thanks for your consideration.

    • Rachel on July 21, 2016 at 4:25 pm

      Absolutely Patty. Thanks for asking! 🙂

    • Yolanda Riles on December 17, 2018 at 2:14 am

      Can the Grinch kabobs be fixed the night before

  7. Thobeka on December 17, 2017 at 12:12 pm

    This is yummy yummy I love it. How do I prevent bananas from getting brown

    • Rachel Jones on December 20, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      You can give them a quick dip in salt water. But we normally just eat them right away. 🙂

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  9. Yolanda Riles on December 17, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Can you prepare them the night before, grinch kabobs

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  11. Julie Kieft on December 20, 2018 at 4:02 pm

    Making for school party dont want bananas to turn brown

    • Rachel Jones on December 26, 2018 at 4:25 pm

      You can give them a quick dip in lemon juice or lightly salted water. 🙂

  12. Lisette on November 2, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    I love this kid-friendly recipe. I am writing a blog post about using storybooks and recipes in speech therapy and would love to highlight your grinch kabobs from this post. May I use the image of the finished kabobs in my post with a link back to you? Thanks for your consideration of this request 🙂

    • Rachel Jones on November 5, 2019 at 7:44 pm

      Sure Lisette- thank you for asking!

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  15. yamini on December 4, 2021 at 8:53 am

    These Grinch Kabobs seems so pretty , these are like decorating stuff, so adorable.

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