It’s time to throw out the fork and knife, along with any fancy table manners. It turns out you can put nearly anything on a stick.
The most satisfying of all the classic foods on a stick include some serious sweetness, a little deep-fried goodness, and sometimes a taste of both. Get your taste buds ready for a stick-inspired trip down State Fair Lane.
10. Grilled Cheese
Get ready to fall in love with this childhood favorite all over again. Make your typical grilled cheese, cut in circle pattern with a cookie cutter, and insert pretzel rods into the melted cheese.
9. Mini Cheese Balls
Cheese balls are a necessity during the holidays, and with these little balls you can skip the cheese knife. Mix together cream cheese, blue cheese and nuts. Again, use pretzels as edible sticks.
8. Pizza Pops
Perfect for a Sunday game or a picnic in the sunshine, despite the fact it may not be food-on-a-stick household name. Soft dough, savory filling and plate-free. Yum!
7. Loaded Tater Tots
For those of us who like snacks that only require assembly and some baking time, these tots are perfect. Bake premade tater tots topped with cheese and bacon bits. Dip in a sour cream and chive sauce as you eat and you have appetizer heaven on your hands.
Follow the Green Lantern Pizzeria‘s tips and cook your bacon on a stick for a flavorful and even bite.
5. Prosciutto, Melon and Cheese
Italians eat this combo religiously in the summer months. These robust flavors say class and elegance without paring down the food-on-a-stick charm. You’ll have an hors d’oeuvre fit for a queen.
4. Mini Burgers
Cherry tomatoes, cheese and tiny burger patties create heavenly bites of indulgent bliss.
3. Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Yes, deep-fried mac and cheese on a stick is a real thing. And a lot easier to find than unicorns and pots of gold. Once you go golden, cheesy and convenient, you never go back.
2. Pigs in a Blanket
Breakfast. Brunch. Dinner. This classic staple of a corn dog gets a breakfast twist with sausage and pancake batter.
1. Fried Candy Bars
You can make your favorite candy bar taste better by putting it on a stick and placing it in a deep fryer after letting the yummy batter cover it. All you have to do is freeze them first.