Thanksgiving Turkey-Shaped Fruit Platter Appetizer Recipe
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This hilarious Thanksgiving turkey is entirely made out of fruit! This delicious turkey fruit platter is your perfect Thanksgiving appetizer and quite a conversation piece!
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10 servings
  • ½ pear
  • ½ cup grapes
  • ½ cup cantaloupe chunks
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1½ cup strawberries
  • 2 tangerines
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • 2 chocolate chips or raisins (for the eyes)
  1. Toss the apple slices in a lemon juice to keep them from browning.
  2. Put half of a pear on the bottom of the large platter to make a turkey body as shown on the picture.
  3. Put the grapes around the pear.
  4. Put the cantaloupe chunks around the grapes.
  5. Put the blueberries around the cantaloupe chunks.
  6. Put the strawberries around the blueberries.
  7. Put the tangerine slices around the strawberries.
  8. Put the apple slices on top to make the top feathers.
  9. With the knife, cut out the holes in a pear for the eyes and the nose.
  10. Put the chocolate chips or raisins for the eyes.
  11. Cut out the small triangle out of the cantaloupe chunk, and put it on the pear in place of a nose.
  12. Put 2 tangerine slices on the bottom of the pear to make turkey legs.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at