Fun Melon Cactus

Melon Cactus

A nice, simple, fun food dessert (desert?!?!) or snack. You can of course substitute the melon for apple, banana or pear.

Melon Cactus healthy snack


– Melon (apple/banana/pear)

– Orange

– I used sunflower seeds for the spikes (or pepitas/almonds)

– Bananas for the ground (can substitute for other fruit or seeds)


1. Cut a stem from the melon.

Melon Cactus - 1 stem (1 of 1)

2. Then add some stem segments.

Melon Cactus - 2 stem segments (1 of 1)

3. Before sticking in the spikes. I used sliced sunflower seeds.

Melon Cactus - 3 spikes (1 of 1)

4. And what desert would be complete without a burning orange sun?

Melon Cactus - 4 sun (1 of 1)

5. I used more of the orange to make the rays.

Melon Cactus - 5 sun's rays (1 of 1)

6. And banana to make the ground.

Melon Cactus - 6 ground (1 of 1)

7. Perfect to warm up the day and so quick and easy too.

Melon Cactus cute food ideas

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