Go Back
+ servings
A platter of fresh fruit with fruit dip.

Fruit Platter

Build a Fruit Platter for a fresh appetizer recipe or easy, healthy dessert. Like a sweet cousin of a charcuterie board, this simple fruit snack showcases my best fruit dip recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 433kcal


For the dip:

For the fruit platter:

  • 1 small melon seeded, rind removed and cut into 1-inch pieces (see note 2)
  • 1 small seedless watermelon sliced
  • 1 papaya skin and seeds removed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pineapple rind removed and cut into wedges
  • 2 bunches grapes cut into small single-serving bunches
  • 1 pint fresh figs cut in quarters
  • 1 pint strawberries hulled and cut in half
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries (about 2 cups)
  • edible flowers for garnish


  • To make the dip, in a standing mixer fit with the paddle attachment or with an electric hand mixer, beat together cream cheese, marshmallow fluff, and lemon juice until well combined.
  • Scrape into a small serving bowl (for the platter), cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until serving time.
  • On a large board or serving platter, create focal points ("anchor points") with the bowl of dip, melon, watermelon, pineapple, and grapes.
  • Fill in the gaps with figs, strawberries, and blueberries. Garnish with edible flowers.


  1. Cream cheese: For the smoothest possible dip, make sure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature.
  2. Fruit: Substitute seasonal fruit when possible, avoiding fruits that brown easily, such as apples, bananas, and pears.
  3. Yield: This Fruit Platter serves at least 10 people (plan on ½ cup to 1 cup of fruit per person).
  4. Storage: Fruit is best cut right before serving, but it can be cut up to 3 days in advance. Store leftover fruit in an airtight container in the refrigerator, for up to 3 to 4 days. Leftover dip should be covered and stored in the refrigerator, up to 5 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 956mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 72g | Vitamin A: 3324IU | Vitamin C: 133mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 2mg