Easy to make recipes using watermelon for salads, drinks , watermelon carving and dessert recipes in yummy flavors, shapes, and treats.   Delight your family with these refreshing summery watermelon recipes.   There is nothing quite like watermelon with a twist, and these recipes will give you tons of ideas on how to make regular watermelon spectacular.  {{knuckle bumps}}

Easy Watermelon Recipes to Make

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 60 Watermelon Recipes with pictured tutorials if you’re looking for more fun snacks and treats.

Watermelon Recipe

Watermelon Recipe 1.  Watermelon Cake ~ This darling cake doesn’t just look like a watermelon, it tastes like watermelon too!  And the recipe is really simple – it’s a souped-up box mix.  You could say it’s a piece of cake {cheesy giggle}.

Watermelon Recipe

2.  Watermelon Ice Cream ~ Delicious watermelon flavored ice cream.  The best part, you don't need an ice cream maker to make it. It's blended in a food processor and frozen in a glass pan. Petite Watermelons 3.  Jello Watermelon Slices {Edible Crafts for Kids} ~ A fun summer treat, learn how to use a lime and red jell-o to create these fun watermelon shaped gelatin treats.

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

4.  Watermelon & Feta Salad ~ A sweet with a slightly salty salad from the feta cheese.  It's fresh, delicious and perfect for a hot summer lunch or light dinner.

Watermelon Salad

5.  Shaved Jicama & Watermelon Salad ~ A super simple summer salad with thinly sliced watermelon and jicama drizzled with olive oil and chipotle powder.

Watermelon Salad

6.  Grilled Watermelon Salad ~ Sweet and salty salad with grilled watermelon in fun bite-sizes. Watermelon Recipe 7.  Fruit and Cheese Flag Platter {Finger Foods} ~ This is such a cute food display, perfect for the 4th of July or any other patriotic holiday! She used blueberries and watermelon, but you could use strawberries or even cherries. A great idea with different options, making snaking easy and fun at your next patriotic event!!

Watermelon Drink

Watermelon Drink

8.  Watermelon Keg ~ Try this fun and festive Watermelon Keg, from Evite, and fill with your favorite fruit cocktail for your next Summer Soiree!

Watermelon Drink

9.  Watermelon Frappe {Recipe} ~ nothing says Summer like watermelon.  Next time you host a BBQ or backyard party, serve up this refreshing summer drink.  Ginger Ale gives it a fun little fizz.

Watermelon Drink Recipe

10.  Watermelon Spritzer ~ Make a refreshing beverages the whole family can enjoy!  This watermelon spritzer combines, watermelon, lemon, honey and seltzer water.

Watermelon Cocktail Recipes

Watermelon Cocktail Recipe

11.  Watermelon Mojito Granita ~ A refreshing adult watermelon mojito granita perfect for summer days!  It combines seedless watermelon, rum, lime and sugar.  Omit the rum for a kid friendly drink.

Watermelon Cocktail Recipes

12.  Watermelon Mojito ~ If you love mojito's then you'll love this watermelon version.  It combines watermelon, rum, lime, sugar and club soda.

Watermelon Cocktail Recipes

13.  Spicy Watermelon Margarita ~ Add some kick to your watermelon margarita by adding a serrano chile.

Recipes with Watermelon

Recipes with Watermelon

14.  Watermelon Gazpacho ~ This watermelon gazpacho is a wonderful chilled summer soup.  And, you don't even have to cook it! Recipes with Watermelon 15.  Watermelon Carpaccio ~ Watermelon shavings with a savory snap from ribbons of scallions and crisped prosciutto.

Watermelon Recipes

16.  Watermelon Fudge ~ I adore this out of the box fudge idea.  How colorful and fun!  And, you can eat it.  It’s taken chocolate fudge to a whole new level.

Watermelon Recipe

17.  Watermelon Waffles {Edible Crafts for Kids} ~ If you are already missing the warmer days of summer and the fun of enjoying sweet watermelon, shake off the Fall blues by serving these fun and colorful watermelon waffles for breakfast.

Watermelon Carving

Watermelon Carving

18.  Angry Birds Watermelon Boat ~ Amaze your guests with this over-the-top Angry Birds watermelon boat.  The pigs are made out of honeydew balls and the big yellow bird is from a yellow watermelon.  Super fun and not complicated – you can do this! End of School Food 19.  Watermelon Shark ~ This fun watermelon shark has become a fun yearly treat for us in the summer. Get the kids involved and make it a fun afternoon activity!

Watermelon Carving

20.  Mr. Watermelon Head ~ Move over, Mr. Potato Head!  Kids will love this Mr. Watermelon Head and it just might get picky little eaters to try some new and different kinds of fruit!  He would also make a fun centerpiece at a kids’ dinner party.

Watermelon Carving

21.  Nascar Watermelon ~ With the Nascar Racing season in full swing, this fun watermelon boat would make for some fabulous edible decor at your next race day event.  Link includes a printable Nascar template so you can easily create your own watermelon car.

Watermelon Carving

22.  Watermelon Tea Pot {Edible Decor} ~ No fancy tools required for this little teapot, but the results are sure to impress.  Make this watermelon the centerpiece at your next tea party or luncheon.   Thanks Ladies! I just adore these ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

More Crafty Food Recipes:

 
Also, don’t forget to check out the Tip Junkie Facebook page for even more crafts, activities for kids, creative ideas, and free tutorials. It's a great place to ask questions on how to make things or for specific tutorials that you are looking for. I'll be happy to find them for ya!

Tip Junkie ~ Laurie Turk

Creating Memories that Endure,

Laurie

For more free tutorials, craft, holiday, printables and DIY projects sign up for Tip Junkie's email with new How-To projects daily!
Enter your email address: