watermelon chunks with feta cheese cut in a star with a leaf of basil on top a pipette filled with balsamic vinegar is stuck in the watermelon

Easy Peasy Melon Squeezy (A Watermelon appetizer with a Balsamic Pipette)

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Easy Peasy Melon Squeezy

Melon Squeezy?  ALWAYS be cautious of people trying to squeeze your melons!  We’re talking about juicy watermelon appetizer with a Balsamic Pipette.  So delicious with and feta cheese bites with savory balsamic vinegar glaze pipettes and  fresh basil leaf garnish.  This is an easy 4-ingredient appetizer that is vegetarian, keto, and gluten-free.

There are meat appetizers, and vegetable appetizers…. but how often do you see a fruit appetizer?  Sweet like my family- Salty like me

The Easy Peasy Melon Squeezy is a delicious new take on a traditional favorite, like a glamorous and sophisticated cousin to the classic Watermelon and Feta salad  The colorful and tasty layers are easy to put together, and this festive and fabulous Watermelon appetizer is a party pleaser.  Perfect for summer and summer parties


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Watermelon appetizer

  • Watermelon
  • Feta Cheese
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • Fresh Basil leaves


  • 2 1/2 Cookie cutter circle
  • 1 1/2 inch cookie cutter star
  • 24 small pipettes


Why should I make a fruit appetizer?

Fruit is a healthy and refreshing option that can be enjoyed by all, regardless of dietary restrictions. It is low in calories and high in vitamins and antioxidants, making it a great choice for those looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Secondly, fruit is versatile and can be paired with a variety of other ingredients to create unique and flavorful appetizers. For example, a plate of sliced melon and prosciutto or a bowl of chopped pineapple and shrimp skewers can be enjoyed as a sweet and savory option that is sure to impress your guests. Adding a fruit appetizer to your menu can also add color and vibrancy to your meal, making it more visually appealing.

Lastly, a fruit appetizer can be a great way to introduce new and alluring flavors to your guests. Trying out new fruits such as mango or dragon fruit can be an adventure for the taste buds and can provide a unique and memorable experience for your guests.

Overall, there are many reasons why one might want to make a fruit appetizer. From its health benefits to its versatility and deliciousness, it’s a great addition to any menu. Whether you’re looking to showcase seasonal produce, satisfy your sweet tooth, or introduce new and interesting flavors.


These 15 minute summer appetizer bites are delicious and fun – a grown-up version of playing with your food.  Be proud of your melons!

Reach for the stars

Speaking of Melons…

Check your own melons and Save your TA-TAs.  Whether petite or extra large, keep them safe with regular self-exams and an annual mammogram. 

CUSS and CURE …Here are great some great resources

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

The Donna Foundation


Watermelon Appetizer

watermelon chunks with feta cheese cut in a star with a leaf of basil on top a pipette filled with balsamic vinegar is stuck in the watermelon
5 from 14 votes

Easy Peasy Melon Squeezy (A Watermelon and Feta appetizer with a Balsamic Pipette)

Sweet watermelon bites with feta cheese and a savory balsamic glaze pipette
Prep Time25 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Balsalmic glaze pipette, balsalmic vinegar pipette, basil and watermelon, Easy Peasy, Feta cheese, Melon Squeezy, pipette and fruit, pipette appetizer, watermelon and balsalmic vinegar, watermelon and feta cheese, Watermelon appetizer
Yield: 24
Author: Anita Brazier


  • 24 small pipettes
  • 1 cookie cutter (approx 2 ½ in diameter)
  • 1 cookie cutter (approx 1 ½ in diameter)


  • 24 2 ½ inch diameter Watermelon Circles (½ in thick)
  • 1 1½ inch diameter Feta Cheese circles (¼ in thick)
  • Cup Balsamic Glaze
  • 24 small Basil leaves


  • Cut watermelon slices approximately ½ thick
  • Use an approx 2 ½ diameter cookie cutter to cut out 24 circles of watermelon
  • Place the watermelon circles on a tray
  • Use an approx 1 ½ diameter cookie cutter to cut our feta cheese circles
  • Place the feta cheese on the watermelon circles
  • Place a small basil leaf on top of the cheese
  • Pour Balsamic glaze into a small ramekin
  • Squeeze the air out of a pipette and then place the pipette in the glaze. Release pressure on the pipette bulb- and fill the pipette ½ full
  • Place the glaze-filled pipette into the watermelon round, and repeat with all 24 watermelon rounds
  • Keep this appetizer refrigerated until ready to serve

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