Easter Fruit Tray

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An Easter Fruit Tray is the perfect appetizer for your Easter party or holiday brunch. Enjoy the colors and flavors of spring when you munch on fruit bunny shapes and juicy berries. A simple addition of yogurt and Easter chocolate candies adds the perfect final touches.  

Suitable for vegan, gluten free, Paleo, and Whole30 diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

the completed easter fruit tray on a table and ready to serve

Easter egg hunting can sure work up an appetite. This adorable and tasty Easter Fruit Tray will be perfect for serving at your next Easter celebration.

After collecting treats left by the Easter bunny, a delicious recipe like this is a great alternative to all the candy. Serving healthy produce mom can feel good about is a holiday gift in itself.

This Easter fruit platter will make a beautiful and colorful addition to your Easter brunch. It takes a simple fruit salad to a whole new level. The bright and colorful fruit is a festive way to welcome spring, and the creamy fruit dip will have everyone coming back for more. 

You can even get the whole family involved in making this Easter bunny fruit tray. Everyone enjoys helping make delicious recipes, and fruit trays are simple enough that even the little ones can contribute. 

And if you like this you can learn How to Make a Fruit Tray, and make a Watermelon Fruit Bowl and easy Grilled Peaches.

top down view of the completed easter fruit tray

Why Make This Recipe

  • Kid-Friendly – This is a super healthy kids treat that will satisfy a sweet tooth instead of candy. Who doesn’t love a refreshing Easter fruit tray?
  • Easy – Prepare in advance so you can spend time enjoying the Easter party.  
  • Pretty Presentation – Adding cookie cutter Easter bunny fruit shapes means you can pile this in a fruit bowl and still have a festive presentation. No fancy Easter Bunny’s face required. 
  • Customizable – Customize with your favorite fruits. Try adding bananas, orange slices, blueberries, strawberries, kiwi and other fruits.  

Ingredient Notes

  • Chopped Fruit – Include an assortment of chopped and bite sized items such as grapes, melons, strawberries halved or whole, pineapple, blueberries, and raspberry.
  • Fruit Slices – Slices from half of a watermelon and pineapple slices will be used to cut out the fruit bunny shape using cookie cutters. 
  • Yogurt – Vanilla or plain yogurt makes a simple yet flavorful fruit dip.
  • Chocolates – A small bowl of Easter egg chocolates added to your Easter fruit tray is a fun nod to this candy-filled holiday. Of course, you can skip the chocolate to make this even healthier.
the finished easter fruit tray

Ready to make this Easter Bunny Fruit Tray? Gather your ingredients and I will show you…

How To Make An Easter Fruit Tray

Get the complete ingredients list and instructions from the recipe card below.

  1. Slice the watermelon and pineapple into circles. 
  2. Use Easter bunny cookie cutters to cut them into bunnies and bunny’s ears .
  3. Chop other fruits.
  4. Arrange all of the pieces on a platter with yogurt dip and chocolate candies. 
  5. Alternately, you can arrange the fruit in the shape of a bunny by grouping like fruits together to form the bunny face, bunny’s ears and even whiskers. 
  6. Serve and enjoy!
image collage showing the steps for making an easter fruit tray

Pro Tips

  • Wash and dry all of the produce before cutting.
  • Cut the watermelon and pineapple into thick rounds, then cut into the bunny shape with cookie cutters. 
  • Use seedless watermelon if possible. 
  • Prep fruit up to 3 days in advance, but store each kind of fruit in a separate container. 
  • Arrange the platter just before serving. 
  • Use lemon juice on certain items like apple pieces to prevent browning.
  • Keep the fruit chilled by placing the tray over another tray filled with ice
  • Add toothpicks or tongs for serving. 

Delicious Variations

  • Shape It Like The Easter Bunny – The simplicity of this is part of its appeal. If you are artistic and have the time, you can shape the fruit like the Easter bunny, and even give it bunny ears and a cute nose. 
  • Add Veggies – Add in some vegetables for and super fun and savory combination. 
  • Swap The Dip – Yogurt is a simple dip, but you can serve any sweet and creamy dip or even melted chocolate. 
  • Make For Other Holidays – Use different shaped cookie cutters to create fruit trays for Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, and more. 
close up view of the cut out bunny shapes in the easter fruit tray

Prep And Storage

  • Prep Ahead – This should be prepared as close to serving time as possible but may be made a few hours in advance and stored in the fridge. 
  • Store – Cover and store in the refrigerator. Should be consumed within 3 days. 
  • Freeze – Leftovers can be frozen and used in smoothies. 


What Fruit Do You Put On A Fruit Platter?

The beauty of these is that it is so versatile. You can add any of your favorite produce. The most popular to use include strawberries, watermelon, grapes, kiwi, mango, pineapple, peaches, oranges, and a variety of berries.

How Do You Keep Fruit Trays Fresh?

Fruit trays should be stored in the fridge until ready to serve. You can also place it over a tray of ice. 

Is It Cheaper To Make Your Own Fruit Tray?

Preparing your own Easter fruit tray is almost always cheaper than buying a pre-made tray. Plus, by making your own Easter bunny fruit tray, you have control over the types and amount of each fruit. You can also arrange it creatively and beautifully. 

easter egg candies, cut out bunny shapes and yogurt dip assembled on the easter fruit tray

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the completed easter fruit tray ready to be served

Weight Watchers Points

There is 1 Blue Plan SmartPoint in one serving of this.

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the completed easter fruit tray on a table and ready to serve
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5 from 2 votes

Easter Fruit Tray

A colorful platter of fruit for Easter brunch.
Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Servings: 8
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Bintu Hardy


  • 8 cups (1200g) chopped fruit grapes, melons, strawberries halved or whole, pineapple and berries
  • ½ small watermelon cut into rounds
  • 3 slices pineapple
  • ½ cup (122g) yogurt to serve as dip
  • chocolate Easter candies optional


  • Slice the watermelon and pineapple into circles.
  • Use Easter bunny cookie cutters to cut the fruit slices into bunnies and bunny’s ears.
  • Chop other fruits.
  • Arrange chopped fruit and the fruit bunnies onto a platter with the yogurt dip and chocolate candies.
  • Alternately, you can arrange the fruit in the shape of a bunny by grouping like fruits together to form the bunny face, bunny’s ears and even whiskers.
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  • Wash and dry all of the fruit.
  • Cut the watermelon and pineapple into thick rounds to cut out the bunny shape with the cookie cutters. 
  • Look for seedless watermelon when possible. 
  • Prep fruit up to 3 days in advance, but store each kind of fruit in a separate container. 
  • Arrange the fruit just before serving. 
  • Keep the fruit cold by placing the tray over a tray of ice. 
  • Add toothpicks or tongs for serving the fruit.
  • Storage – keep refrigerated and consume within 3 days.
  • There is 1 WW Blue Plan SmartPoint in one serving of this.


Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 2349IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg

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  1. This fruit tray not only provides a burst of colours and flavours that represent spring but also offers a refreshing heic to jpg alternative to the typically sugar-laden Easter candies. It’s a fantastic way to encourage kids and adults alike to enjoy nutritious and delicious treats during the holiday season.