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Cupid's Caprese Skewers by The BakerMama

Cupid’s Caprese Skewers

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  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 skewers


Hit a Valentine’s Day bullseye with these adorable (and easy!) Cupid’s Caprese Skewers. Perfect as an appetizer or a side to your holiday dinner, everyone is sure to be in love!


  • 12 pointed cherry tomatoes
  • 12 mini mozzarella balls
  • 24 fresh basil leaves
  • 12 wooden food skewers
  • Balsamic glaze, for serving
  • Pesto, for serving


  1. Slice the stem off of each cherry tomato at an angle. Place the cherry tomato, sliced side down, on a cutting board and then slice it half. Piece the two halves together to form a heart.
  2. Slice each mini mozzarella ball in half crosswise.
  3. To assemble the skewers, place a mini mozzarella ball half on a skewer followed by a folded piece of basil, a cherry tomato heart, another folded piece of basil and the other half of the mini mozzarella ball.
  4. Serve with balsamic glaze and pesto for drizzling and dipping.