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Turkey Fruit and Cheese Thanksgiving Centerpiece

A Thanksgiving themed fruit and cheese centerpiece.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Linda Arceo


  • Bosc pear head
  • Cantaloupe body
  • Red pepper wattle and beak
  • Raisins eyes
  • Grapes tail feathers
  • Cheese tail feathers
  • Raspberries tail feathers
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Toothpicks


  • Use the cantaloupe for the turkey body. Cut off a slice from the bottom to create a flat surface, so the turkey is stable. Use a bamboo skewer to attach the pear head to the melon. Cut a piece of red pepper for the wattle and beak. Attach both to the head with pieces of a toothpick. Attach raisin eyes with toothpick pieces. Skewer grapes and cheese (alternating) and top with a raspberry and secure to cantaloupe body.


Add as many skewers as you want with grapes and cheese based on the number of guests you are entertaining. You can also surround the turkey with additional fruit, crackers and cheese.