Grilled Fruit Kebabs

Date Posted:
April 07, 2015
Running Time:
1:15

A sweet glaze takes fruit to the next level! Try these grilled kebabs at your next family cookout or backyard barbecue.

Ingredients

12 skewers
4 cups assorted cubed fruit
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

View the full recipe for Grilled Fruit Kebabs.

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