20 Enticingly Delicious Food on a Stick Recipes to Try at Home

It's no secret that Americans have a love affair with food on a stick. Corndogs, candy apples, frozen bananas, and all the other foods you can poke a stick into have a long history of satisfying hungry carnival and fair goers. I mean, what better way to enjoy all the fair exhibits than to walk around with a hunk of meat on a stick, right?

Now, this long celebrated tradition has made it's way from food booths into our homes. Dinner parties, barbecues, and even breakfast wouldn't be the same without food on a stick. Get ready, because these 20 recipes will have you poking a stick in all your favorite foods.

1. Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers

Sober Julie

Skewers, satay, meat on a stick, whatever you want to call it, chicken on a stick is great.

Get the recipe here.

2. Hawaiian Chicken Bacon Pineapple Kabobs

Cafe Delights

Kabobs are the ultimate food on a stick. And the combination of sweet pineapple with salty bacon in this Hawaiian Chicken Bacon Pineapple Kabob is top notch!

3. Chili Lime Shrimp Skewers

Fork Knife Swoon

Simple, classy, and delicious, Chili Lime Shrimp Skewers are the ideal finger food for your next party.

4. Rainbow Salmon Skewers

The View From Great Island

Onion, bell pepper, salmon, repeat. Ahh, the beauty of Rainbow Salmon Skewers.

5. Wedge Salad Skewer

Love and Zest

Trying to munch on a salad while walking around is not very practical. That's why the Wedge Salad Skewer was invented.

6. Caprese Skewers

Iowa Girl Eats

Looking for appetizers to serve at your next party? Try Caprese Skewers.

7. Antipasto Salad Kabobs


Skip all the tiny plates and charcuterie board, because the Antipasto Salad Kabob just made life easier.

8. Club Sandwich Kabobs


Everything falling off your sandwich? Try the fully loaded Club Sandwich Kabobs. Stacked high with your favorite fixings, simply layer and repeat.

9. Grilled Steak, Potatoes, and Mushroom Kabobs

Let's Dish

What could be better than steak and potatoes? Steak and potatoes on a stick.

Get your turf on with this recipe here.

10. Barbecue Pork on a Stick

Kawaling Pinoy

Barbecue Pork on a Stick is precisely what your summer cookout needs.

11. Sweet Heat Meatballs

The Cooking Jar

From cocktail parties to Sunday football, Sweet Heat Meatballs are a versatile smash hit.

12. Mexican Street Corn

No Spoon Necessary

A hint of lime, crumbled Cojita cheese, and of course a touch of chili powder is really the only way to eat corn. Well, that and on a stick of course.

Get the recipe here.

13. Cheesy Bacon Bombs

Oh Bite It

Two words: cheese and bacon.

Get the recipe here.

14. Maple Bacon Cake Pops

Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

Step aside red velvet and Oreo cake pops. Maple Bacon Cake Pops are taking over.

15. Homemade Corndogs

Life in the Lofthouse

You simply can't talk about food on a stick without mentioning corndogs.

Make your own with this recipe here.

16. Spiral Wrapped Sausages

Mom on Timeout

Like corndogs, but for grown ups.

Get the recipe here.

17. Pancake Pops

No. 2 Pencil

Now this is what we mean when we say breakfast on the go!

Get the recipe here.

18. Caramel Apples

Glorious Treats

It's amazing how gourmet food on the stick can be. Learn how to make your own fancy candy apples with this recipe.

19. Monkey Tails Frozen Banana

Simple Roots Wellness

Maybe it's the chocolate, maybe it's the frozen fruit, but frozen bananas are a classic we can't get enough of.

Get the recipe here.

20. Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles

One Lovely Life

Finally, our favorite refreshing summer treat, the popsicle. Beat the heat with this Strawberry Watermelon Popsicle recipe.

Read More: 13 Bite-Sized Recipes That Are So Much Cuter in Miniature Form

oembed rumble video here