36 Party Foods You Can Serve on a Stick

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Fancy Pretzels & Beer Cheese

Turn your favorite bar food into fancy hors d'oeuvres. Cut up German-style pretzels into small bites (or buy bite-sized versions in the freezer section) and top with a dollop of melty beer cheese. Skewer with easy-grab toothpicks and serve on a garnished platter for extra fanciness.

Churros + Chocolate

Sweet churros are cut into bite-sized pieces, skewered and paired with sipping chocolate for a perfect party dessert.

GET THE RECIPE: Sweet Churros and Chocolate Skewers Recipe

Grilled Asian Chicken Skewers With Chili Dipping Sauce

Chicken is an easy party dish that is sure to please guests of any age. Make these incredible Asian-style chicken skewers and spend the rest of the evening raking in the compliments. GET THE RECIPE

Cinnamon Strawberry Kebabs

This decadent-yet-healthy combo of strawberries, cinnamon and honey cream cheese is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Mix a desired amount of honey with low-fat cream cheese, then spread evenly onto whole wheat wraps. Sprinkle with cinnamon, then roll up the wraps and slice into one-inch-thick rings. Thread a skewer through the sliced wraps and tuck sliced, fresh strawberries in between.

MORE IDEAS: 10 Easy + Healthy Snack Wraps for Any Time of Day

Prosciutto-Wrapped Breadsticks

Simply wrap paper-thin slices of prosciutto di Parma three-quarters of the way up long, crispy breadsticks for a quick, easy and delicious appetizer. Arrange them standing up in a glass and serve with assorted cheeses.

Bunless Burger Bites

Using your favorite hamburger recipe, roll burgers into two-inch balls. Grill and serve on a skewer with cheese, lettuce, pickle and a cherry tomato.

Feta, Mint and Watermelon Bites

Flavored with red wine vinegar, these fresh bites are as yummy as they are pretty. Oh, and they pair perfectly with bubbly champagne.

GET THE RECIPE: Feta, Mint and Watermelon Bites Recipe

Grilled French Toast Skewers

Served warm with bananas and honey, these decadent French toast bites will disappear fast at your breakfast soirée. GET THE RECIPE

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Skewers

Enjoy the delicious flavor of your favorite pub food without the guilt.

GET THE RECIPE: Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Skewers

Dipped Gold + Chocolate Marshmallows

Offer these gilded chocolate marshmallows with a hot chocolate bar for an extra-cozy treat.

Cheddar Apple Skewers

Kid-friendly and parent-approved, these easy-to-make fruit and cheese skewers are a healthier alternative to standard party snack food. GET THE RECIPE

Melon, Mozzarella & Prosciutto Skewers

Melon, mozzarella and prosciutto combine to make refreshing and light summer appetizers. Simply use a melon baller to scoop out perfectly shaped bites, then stack on a skewer with thinly sliced prosciutto and mouth-watering mozzarella balls.

Marinated Feta & Olive Skewers

Featuring a mash-up of classic Greek flavors, these quick bites are both healthy and delicious. GET THE RECIPE

Set Up a Candy Apple Bar

For a sweet party appetizer, place apple slices on sticks and arrange next to a bar stocked with delicious dips such as hazelnut spread, marshmallow fluff and gooey caramel. Guests can choose their dip and get creative with an assortment of delicious toppings.

MAKE IT: Create the Ultimate DIY Candied Apple Bar for Fall

Meatball Marinara Dippers

Score big points at your next tailgate with these touchdown-worthy bites.

GET THE RECIPE: Meatball Marinara Dippers

Zesty Mole Shrimp

This spicy, Mexican-inspired dish works great as an appetizer, salad topper or main course at your backyard barbecue.

GET THE RECIPE: Zesty Mole Shrimp: Your New Grilling Go-To

Ice Cream Sandwich Pops

Transform store-bought ice cream sandwiches into fun party pops using craft sticks. Simply insert a craft stick into the bottom of the sandwich, about halfway up. Dip the end of the sandwich in melted chocolate, then roll in sprinkles or chopped candies for an extra punch of fun, color and flavor.

Chicken & Waffles

Add a bit of delicious fun to your weekend brunch party with this utensil-free take on a Southern staple. GET THE RECIPE

Caprese Bites

Serve salad — on a stick! Cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls and fresh lettuce leaves make up this quick and easy bite.

Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple

It doesn't get much easier than this. Simply wrap pineapple cubes in bacon, then broil, flipping halfway, until crisp (about 8 minutes). Stick a bamboo skewer in each bite to make them easily accessible to guests.

Grilled Corn Skewers With Chipotle-Cilantro Butter

Packed with Southwestern flavor, this corn-on-a-cob-on-a-stick recipe is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next cookout. GET THE RECIPE

Homemade Mini Corn Dogs

For kids of all ages, this miniature take on a classic childhood comfort food is best served warm with mustard and ketchup. GET THE RECIPE

Grilled Fruit Skewers

Never grilled fruit? Stop what you're doing right now and add this recipe to your weekend party menu. Served with ricotta and yogurt dips, these sweet skewers are bursting with summer flavor.

GET THE RECIPE: Grilled Fruit Skewers Recipe

Margarita Chicken Skewers

This chicken is marinated in actual margaritas (tequila and all). Yum. GET THE RECIPE

S'mores on a Stick

Pre-make s'mores by holding skewers of marshmallows over a flame, then dip them in chocolate and sprinkle graham cracker crust on top. The bite-size snack will offer guests the taste of the outdoor classic without the need to prepare them over a fire.

SEE MORE: We Heart S'mores: 15 Delicious Recipes + Easy DIYs

Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Mayo

Forget the slow cooker weenies and jazz up the potluck menu with these savory seafood bites. GET THE RECIPE

Strawberry-Brownie Kabobs

Skip the mess of ice cream and the trouble of a cake and opt for an easy, handheld dessert option. These strawberry-brownie kabobs take hardly any time to prep and are as beautiful as they are delicious.

GET THE RECIPE: 5 Genius Low-Waste, Handheld Party Foods

Mini Cupcakes-on-a-Stick

These little cuties make delightful baby shower or kid's birthday party treats. Save yourself some time and buy mini cupcakes from your local bakery instead of baking them yourself, then top with custom sprinkles to match your event.

Rosé Push Pops

Why should kids have all the summer frozen-treat fun? When a frozen push-pop is infused with rosé wine, fresh berries and pound cake, a grown-up can happily relive the good ol' days. GET THE RECIPE

Fried Chicken Skewers

Fried chicken is delicious on its own, but it's even more fun to eat on a stick. GET THE RECIPE

Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Skewers

Bold flavors come together beautifully in this sophisticated snack. GET THE RECIPE

Sparkling Donut Hole Pops

Transform store-bought donut holes into sparkling treats for a fancy affair. Tip: donut holes come in all shapes, sizes and flavors — look for your favorite flavor cake donut holes that are perfectly round, as they will make the best-looking pops.

GET THE RECIPE: Sparkling Donut Hole Pops

Sandwich on a Stick

Did someone say kid's party? Use your favorite cookie cutter to make these fun sandwiches little ones will love.

Macaron Pops

These colorful, decadent treats make a fun addition to a bridal or baby shower. Use long lollipop sticks from the craft store, pop on store-bought macarons and arrange in a pretty vase for a quick and pretty edible centerpiece. Tip: Chill the pops in the fridge for 20 minutes prior to serving. This will help secure the cookies to the sticks.

White Chocolate-Dipped Candy Apples

Rustic-yet-refined embellishments like a sprig of gilded greenery and a leaf-shaped kraft paper tag make these candy-coated apples a casually elegant treat for your outdoor fall party.

GET THE RECIPE: How to Make Dipped Candy Apple Party Favors

Pie Pops

Pie is good any way you eat it, but it's even better when served on a stick.

GET THE RECIPE: Pie Pops Recipe

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