Can you use cookie cutters on watermelon?

Be careful! Cutting a watermelon is not the easiest thing ever. Once cut, use a star cookie cutter to make your shapes. This is a great step for kids if they want to help.

How do you use a cookie cutter for fruit?

  1. Cut whole, firm-textured fruit, such as watermelon and pineapple, into flat, 1/2-inch slices.
  2. Place the fruit slices on a cutting board.
  3. Press cookie cutters firmly into the centers of the fruit slices.
  4. Pull the cookie cutter out of the fruit and shake or push the slice out.

How do you cut a watermelon into fun shapes?

Trim off any remaining bits of rind to leave just the edible portion of the watermelon. Cut the watermelon into 1/2 to 1-inch slices. Punch out stars with the cookie cutter: Separate the slices. Use a cookie cutter to cut the watermelon slices into stars.

How do you cut watermelon into strips?


  1. Cut watermelon in half around the middle (not stem-to-stem).
  2. Place one half on a flat surface, cut side down. Slice into strips about two inches wide, then rotate the melon 90 degrees and cut two-inch strips going the other way.
  3. Repeat with the other half.
  4. Pull apart the sticks and enjoy!

How do you cut a watermelon for kids?

Be sure to use a sharp knife when cutting watermelon….The Easiest Way to Serve Watermelon to Kids

  1. Cut watermelon in half and place one cut side down on a cutting board.
  2. Slice the watermelon into 2-inch thick pieces.
  3. Discard the ends, which should be mostly rind leaving you with watermelon sticks.

What fruit can you use cookie cutters with?

Fruits that are easy to work with include watermelon, cantaloupe, muskmelon, pineapple, apples (brush with a little lemon juice mixed with water to avoid them browning) and strawberries. Get creative and try your kid’s favorites! To cut strawberries into hearts cut a V-shape into the top when cutting the stem off.

What can I do with a whole watermelon?

Read on and discover the many ways you can make the most out of your watermelon and use up every drop:

  1. Make a refreshing watermelon drink.
  2. Turn it into 2 fruit bowls.
  3. Grill the watermelon.
  4. Make a salsa.
  5. Prepare a refreshing watermelon sorbet.
  6. Share a smoothie.
  7. Shake up a cocktail.
  8. Make a watermelon icicle.

How do you cut watermelon into small wedges?

Slice it in half lengthwise… …and then slice each half crosswise into 1-inch wedges. Repeat with the remaining watermelon. For the best texture and flavor, I recommend slicing the watermelon wedges right before you eat them, as they lose more juice the longer they sit.

How do you cut a watermelon without seeds?

Slice off one end of the watermelon, bloom-end or stem-end, either one. Consider the slice you cut off as a shallow bowl of watermelon. Don’t be too stingy, but don’t go overboard, either. The “bowl” will be enjoyed later by your kids (or you!), using a spoon and spitting out the seeds in the traditional manner.

How long does a cut watermelon last?

between 3 and 5 days
Whole watermelons keep for approximately a week at room temperature and two weeks in the refrigerator. In the fridge, cut watermelon will last between 3 and 5 days. Make sure it’s tightly wrapped, so it doesn’t dry out.