13 Fun Desserts On a Stick That You’ve GOT to Try!
If you find yourself hanging out here and reading our articles regularly, it’s safe to assume that you like desserts in their many shapes and forms. So far we’ve discussed everything from cakes to candy to ice cream and many other delectable treats along the way. With all of those awesome options, what could honestly make desserts any better than they already are? Well, how about desserts on a stick? All of the convenience of a tasty, sweet morsel that’s hands-free and doesn’t require a plate, bowl, spoon or fork! After all, there are plenty of other foods that can be made and served on sticks like kebabs, so why not desserts, too?
There are all different kinds of dessert on a stick out there, one of the most famous of course being certain frozen treats such as Strawberry Shortcake bars, Magnum ice cream bars, and popsicles among many others. But aside of this obvious choice, there are so many more that you either might not have thought of, and with summer coming, less dishes equal more fun, and who doesn’t love food on a stick? So come along with us and let’s check out thirteen fun desserts on a stick that you should totally try!
If the weather isn’t cooperating to make s’mores outside over an open fire, or if you’re just tired from a busy day but still want to do something fun with your family or friends without a lot of effort, then these Indoor S’Mores (on a stick!) may very well appeal to you. It’s as easy as skewering a marshmallow, dipping it in melted chocolate, then dipping that melty, chocolatey marshmallow into some graham cracker crumbs.
Grilled Pineapple Watermelon Fruit Kabobs
For the fruit lovers that are looking for something different, this one is for you! Make this fun, tasty, and refreshing treat with slices of pineapple and watermelon placed every other space up a skewer stick, grill just long enough to get some grill marks, and enjoy!
Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Skewers
Another great one for the grill, this one gives you all of the satisfaction of a strawberry shortcake without any silverware! Let your alternating strawberries and shortcake pieces grill on their stick just long enough to get a little bit of marking, drizzle with a blueberry glaze for a quick, fun treat everyone is sure to love!
Here’s another fun and easy one for the fruit and chocolate lovers out there! Either slice bananas into medallions or put them on a stick whole, however you prefer, then dip it in chocolate! If you want to go the extra mile, freeze the skewered banana for a bit and then dip it in some chocolate shell topping to make a crispy, chocolatey coating for a fun, frozen summer treat.
Chocolate Lover’s Kebab
For a decadent dessert on a stick, check out this Chocolate Lover’s Kebab! For this one, you’ll need brownies, strawberries, an assortment of chocolate candies of your choice that can be skewered, and a homemade chocolate glaze that’s sure to satisfy all of your chocolatey cravings!
Cinnamon Roll Kabobs
Cinnamon roll lovers, we’ve got your back with this fun skewered dessert! Create slightly smaller cinnamon rolls or disassemble pre-packaged larger ones to make smaller ones, shove a few onto a skewer, bake, then drizzle with some of that sweet, sugary syrup and enjoy a less messy version of your favorite treat!
Rainbow Fruit Skewers
Looking for a snack that’s fun, tasty, and pretty? Then you should check out these Rainbow Fruit Skewers! Slide some pineapple, raspberries, grapes, kiwi, mandarin oranges, and honestly any other kind of fruit you like onto a stick for a fruity dessert with a fun presentation. Serve on their own or with some store-bought or home made fruit dip!
Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles
For a fun twist on a classic dessert, look no further than these Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles! Make a cheesecake filling from scratch or use a store bought mix, alternate that with raspberry jam and fresh raspberries in a popsicle maker, freeze, and you’ve got a little hand-held piece of heaven that doesn’t require a plate or silverware!
Kool-Aid Yogurt Pops
Here’s a fun one to try with the kiddos this summer! This is a fun twist on the classic Kool-Aid Pops we all used to make as a kid. Using either plain or vanilla yogurt and the Liquid Kool-Aid mix, whip up a variety of flavors of yogurt pops and freeze them for a fruity, creamy treat that isn’t just fun to make, but fun to eat!
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Skewers
Take the traditional chocolate covered strawberry and make it a little more exciting with these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Skewers. Start by skewering five fresh strawberries, then dip in chocolate, sprinkle on some sprinkles, or even drizzle some white chocolate over them to make this well-known decadence without having to get chocolate on your fingers while eating them.
For a fun, more patriotic dessert on a stick, check out these Fruit Sparklers! Thread some blueberries all the way up until you have just enough room to hold the skewer, then take sliced watermelon and cut out some star shapes, put them at the top of the skewer, and you’ve got a fun, refreshing, fruity pop that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Apple Pie Pops
Yet another classic dessert with a twist! Make this simple, delicious dessert by making up tiny apple pies, then put them on a stick and bake them. Place just one per stick or make as many as you can fit onto one stick, and enjoy a slice of apple pie without silverware or dishes!
Dairy Free Citrus Fruit Dip and Fruit Skewers
Another fun play on the fruit skewer, with strawberries, blueberries, grapes, and bananas, plus a Dairy Free Citrus Fruit Dip to tie it all together for a tangy, refreshing dessert!
With so many awesome desserts that can easily be made and put on sticks, there’s no shortage of fun, creative recipes out there. We hope you find some inspiration from our list of thirteen fun desserts on a stick!