10 Must Have Foods on a Stick

(MTL Blog)

1. Tornado Potatoes

Tornado Potatoes – also called twist potatoes – are believed to have originated as a popular street food in South Korea. Today they are a popular American snack at fairs, festivals, carnivals, and street parties. Tornado Potatoes are deep fried spiral-cut whole potatoes on a skewer, brushed with various seasonings such as onion, cheese, bacon, and ranch. Today, you can find them at Stick-It Concessions in Ohio and at various fairs across America.



2. Nachos on a Stick

This innovative ballpark snack can be found at Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. If you ever find yourself at their stadium, make sure you try ‘Inside The Park Nachos’ – they feature a stick of beef, loaded with refried beans, rolled in Doritos, and then deep fried and drizzled with sour cream and cheese. They are more fun to eat and less messy than regular nachos!



3. Key Lime Pie on a Stick

If you ever find yourself in Key West, Florida, you must try Key Lime Pie on a Stick. You can find this delicious treat at Key West Key Lime Pie Co in Florida. This frozen treat consists of a slice of their famous Key Lime Pie, dipped in rich melted chocolate, and served vertically on a stick. It’s an amazing mix of tangy and creamy from the pie, plus sweet and chocolaty from the outer layer of chocolate.



4. Tater Tot Hotdish on a Stick

This deep fried casserole from Ole and Lena’s is an icon at the Minnesota State Fair. It’s no surprise that this delicious treat made The Food Network’s list of America’s Best Foods on a Stick. According to Food Network, “the team skewers Swedish meatballs and tater tots, then dips them into corn dog batter before a dunk in the deep fryer. A side of mushroom hamburger sauce makes for the creamy casserole-style dip that’s truly Minnesotan”.



5. French Toast Kebabs

French Toast Kebabs are the perfect way to start your day! They are simple to make and so fun to eat. First, you make the french toast (fresh or frozen) and cut it up into small cubes. Next, you choose what fruit or other topping you want in between the pieces of toast. The most common fruits to eat with your french toast kebabs are strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and raspberries.



6. Fat Elvis On-a-Stick

Head over to the Wisconsin State Fair to try this unique treat! Fat Elvis On-a-Stick consists of a Reese’s peanut butter cup, dipped in banana batter, deep fried and served on a stick, topped with chocolate sauce and bacon sprinkles. Can you think of anything better?



7. Roscoe on a Stick

Another unique treat that has made The Food Network’s list of America’s Best Foods on a Stick is Cafe Habana’s Roscoe on a Stick. Cafe Habana, located in New York City, is known for its terrific Cuban street food. Roscoe on a Stick is an exclusive item that consists of fried chicken coated in waffle batter, skewered and dipped in maple syrup. There is nothing better than eating the classic chicken n waffle combo on a stick!



8. Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs

Eating dessert in kebab form is a cleaner and more fun way to eat it! Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs are the perfect dessert for any occasion. And they are so simple to make! The 3 ingredients that you need are pound cake, strawberries, and whip cream. All you have to do is cut up the loaf of pound cake, the strawberries – then alternate them on the skewer. Oh and don’t forget to add whip cream in between each piece!



9. Peanut Butter and Jelly Skewers

Peanut Butter and Jelly Skewers are a fun twist to a classic PB&J sandwich. Why eat a sandwich with your hands when you can eat it off a stick? The only things you need are the completed sandwich and the fruit you want to place in between the pieces. The two most common fruits people like to put on their PB&J kebabs are strawberries and bananas. The strawberries and bananas add a unique bonus flavor to the already delicious sandwich.



10. Giant Egg Roll on a Stick

Another item from the Minnesota State Fair that earned a spot on The Food Network’s list of America’s Best Foods on a Stick is the Giant Egg Roll on a Stick from Que Viet concessions. According to Food Network, this delicious Asian creation is said to be “bigger than a babies head”.  The outer shell is crispy and greasy and the inside is packed with pork. In order to get the complete taste, you must dip the egg roll in the sweet/sour vinaigrette that comes on the side!