Sandwiches on a Stick

  • prep time20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • serves 4

Not your average brown bag lunch, this sandwich-on-a-stick can be fully customized with the ingredients your kids love most.

Courtesy of Wanda Baker,, Calgary, AB

102 Ratings
Directions for: Sandwiches on a Stick


1 bread slice (or bun, bagel, pita or croissant)

butter, cream cheese or pesto (optional)

½ cup (125 mL) cubed cooked meat, or 2 pieces deli meat, cut into thin strips

½ cup (125 mL) cubed hard cheese, or small bocconcini

¼ cup (50 mL) chopped bell pepper

¼ cup (50 mL) cherry tomatoes

¼ cup (50 mL) cubed cucumber

½ cup (125 mL) torn lettuce

bamboo skewers, splinters removed


1. If desired, spread bread with butter, cream cheese or pesto. Cut into 8 pieces.

2. With each skewer, spear bread, meat, cheese, pepper, tomato, cucumber and lettuce, repeating ingredients if desired and ending with a second piece of bread.

3. Tip: When preparing your ingredients, be sure to cut everything into similar-size pieces.

See more: Cheese, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Tomatoes, Great Canadian Cookbook

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