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Watermelon Christmas Trees.
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Watermelon Christmas Trees - A Twist on Christmas in July

Watermelon Christmas Trees add a unique twist to Christmas in July celebrations that will delight your guests and beat the summer's heat.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: 4th of July, Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Watermelon Christmas Trees
Calories: 34kcal


  • 1 Sharp knife
  • 1 Christmas Tree Cookie Cutter, optional


  • 1 quarter of a ripe seedless watermelon


  • With a sharp knife, cut the watermelon quarter into 1-inch thick slices.
  • Cut a slice in half. For each half, make two vertical cuts about an inch through the rind and cut away the rind on each side to make the trunk.
  • For a larger tree, use a Christmas tree cookie cutter to cut a tree shape from a watermelon wedge.
  • Yield: 12 Watermelon Christmas Trees (See Tip 1)



  1. The number of trees that you will be able to make depends on the size of the watermelon and how many trees are made using a cookie cutter and how many are made using half a wedge.


Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.3mg