Cardamom-Scented Tropical Fruit & Marshmallow Skewers With Apricot Sauce Tropical fruits make these skewers a more exotic dessert. Pair with a tropical flavored gourmet marshmallow to make them extra special. Photo courtesy J.M. Smucker Company.



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Recipe: Cardamom–Scented Tropical Fruit & Marshmallow Skewers With Apricot Sauce


This fruit skewer recipe was a finalist in the 2009 Crisco Grilling Hall Of Fame Contest. This is Page 2 of a 15-page recipe series. Click on the black links below to view other recipes. You can read more about the contest on Page 1.

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Cardamom–Scented Tropical Fruit & Marshmallow Skewers With Apricot Sauce

Serve these as a light dessert or a snack. You can buy artisan marshmallows in flavors like banana, mango and piña colada to complement the tropical fruit flavors. Serves 12.


  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 12 large marshmallows (see our introduction to artisan marshmallows)
  • 36 pieces refrigerated tropical mixed fruit, drained
  • 12 bamboo skewers
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom, divided
  • 8 tablespoons apricot jam for dipping (warmed, if desired)


  1. Spray grill rack with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat.
  3. Place one marshmallow and three pieces of fruit on each skewer. Spray skewers with no-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle cardamom evenly over fruit and marshmallows. Grill skewers on rack for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes, turning frequently, until marshmallows are lightly toasted.
  4. Place 3 skewers on each serving plate with a portion of apricot jam for dipping.


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