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Joanna Gaines' Watermelon Blackberry Skewer Bites

Watermelon Blackberry Skewer Bites

byJoanna Gaines
Total 20 mins, includes cooling time
Active 20 mins
Makes 24 skewers
Special Equipment
Twenty-four 4-inch bamboo party picks or long toothpicks
Special Equipment
Twenty-four 4-inch bamboo party picks or long toothpicks
Ingredients
  • 1 seedless watermelon
  • Twenty-four 4-inch bamboo party picks or long toothpicks
  • Twenty-four 1-inch cubes watermelon
  • 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 24 bite-size mozzarella balls (or 1-inch cubes feta or ricotta salata cheese)
  • 24 blackberries
  • 1/4 cup honey or balsamic glaze
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse pink salt or smoked sea salt
    Directions
    1. Trim the top and bottom off the watermelon. Cut off the rind and discard. Cut the watermelon into planks, then into strips, then into twenty-four 1-inch cubes.
    2. On each skewer, add 1 watermelon cube, 1 mint leaf, 1 mozzarella ball, and 1 blackberry. Store the skewers in refrigerator until ready to serve.
    3. Drizzle the skewers with honey or balsamic glaze and sprinkle with the salt. Salting watermelon enhances the fruit's natural sweetness and helps to balance the overall bite.