Fruit for the Stars

1 crenshaw or honeydew melon
1 cantaloupe
1 carambola (star fruit)
1 small bunch purple-black or red grapes
1 pint strawberries
1 loaf pound cake (12 oz) frozen
8 wooden skewers

1 cup marshmallow cream
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese
1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice

Make 8 melon balls from honeydew. Cut cantaloup into eight 2 inch chunks. Slice carambola crosswise, making 8 pieces. Hull strawberries. Wash grapes. Cut pound cake into 8 1 inch chunks. Thread melon balls and chunks, grapes strawaberries, and cake onto skewers. Top each skewer with 1 slice of carambola. For the fruit dip, in a large bow, beat marshmallow cream and cream cheese on medium speed until blended and smooth. Add pineapple and juice. With the mixer set on low speed, beat until just combined, about 30 seconds. Makes 8 servings with about 2 cups of dip..