11 Fantastic Foods On A Stick For Every Craving

There’s something so satisfying about having food on a stick, whether it’s the nostalgia of childhood summer days or just the sheer convenience of being able to hold and eat your food in one hand. And you don’t need to be at a fair or festival to enjoy some. Here are eleven recipes you can make for the holidays or just a fun evening at home.

1. Fruits on a Stick

Fruit kabobs stacked up on a white platter.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Serving fruits on a skewer is a fun and delicious way to eat your fruit. It’s also a great trick to get kids to eat more fruit. Eating them on a stick is simply more fun than the traditional way, and you can easily dip your fruit into a fruit dip without getting your hands dirty. You can even grill them a bit for added flavor.

2. Chicken Kabobs

A white plate holds a few teriyaki chicken kabobs.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Chicken kabobs are a fun way to eat chicken for dinner. Whether you’re making them for dinner with the family or for entertaining friends, they won’t be disappointed.

3. Beef Skewers

Beef Kafta laying on a bed or rice with fresh sliced tomatoes and cucumbers next to them.
Photo Credit: Running To The Kitchen.

Mouth-watering beef skewers are perfect for the holidays. Perfectly cooked meat with a slight char can really create an amazing flavor.

4. Vegetable Skewers

A white plate holds five vegetable skewers.
Photo Credit: The Herbeevore.

Whether you’re on a diet or you want a new idea for kabobs, try making vegetable skewers. There is something about roasted vegetables that brings out so much wonderful flavor.

5. Grilled Shrimp Skewers

A platter of shrimp on skewers with lemon and lime slices.
Photo Credit: Running To The Kitchen.

Grilled shrimp skewers bring the flavors of the South to your dinner table. It is a nostalgic recipe that will delight everyone’s taste buds, especially shrimp and seafood lovers.

6. Chicken Satay

A white platter holding skewers of Indonesian chicken satay.
Photo Credit: So Yummy Recipes.

Chicken satay is a popular dish of Southeast Asian origin. It is notable for its deliciously rich satay sauce on grilled chicken meat (or pork, if you like). The chicken skewers are served with an equally rich peanut sauce. Heaven in every bite.

7. Corn Dogs

An upclose view of corn dogs in a food basket. Two have been cut open to show the hot dog inside.
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo.

Corn dogs are a famous theme park food on a stick. It’s a hot dog coated with a thick corn-based batter that gets deep-fried until golden brown on the outside.

8. Popsicles

Peach popsicles laying on a white surface. Pieces of peaches lay around them.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Popsicles are a favorite treat for kids and adults alike. It’s such a refreshing treat on a hot summer day, but you can also enjoy them in fall, winter, and spring. Plus, you can use any frozen fruit available to you. The fruit doesn’t have to be fresh.

9. Caprese Skewers

A hand holding a caprese skewer against a white background.
Photo Credit: Feast And West.

Caprese skewers are a popular party appetizer because they look fun, are easy to eat, and are vibrantly colored. Made with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil leaves with a drizzle of balsamic glaze on top, these delicious appetizers are great for a party.

10. Cakesicles

An overhead view of a plate holding three cakesicles with sprinkles.
Photo Credit: Sheri Silver.

A cakesicle is a fun way to eat cake. The cake is mixed and molded into a mold. and is then decorated with chocolate frosting and sprinkles or whatever outer coating you want to add.

11. Lula Kebab

Ground chicken skewers on a grill.
Photo Credit: Lavender And Macarons.

Lula Kebab is a delicious twist on the traditional kebab made with ground chicken seasoned with spices like cumin and coriander. It’s juicy, flavorful, and healthy, something you won’t mind eating a few of.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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