Sandwich Kabobs

Sandwich Kabobs

When it comes to packing lunches for children, a lot of parents eventually find themselves in a lunch rut. Kids get bored of the same thing day after day and need some variety, but you don’t always have to drive yourself totally crazy coming up with completely new ideas. These sandwich kabobs are an easy way to make lunch more exciting!

These are pretty easy to make. All you need is your favorite sandwich fixings like bread, meat(s), cheese, and veggies! You will also need some type of skewer (see note at bottom of the post) or popsicle stick and some small cookie cutters! There is really no right or wrong way to make these. It’s totally up to you and what your kiddos enjoy. This is a fun lunch idea that the kids can also help you make as they enjoy cutting out the fun shapes with the cookie cutters.

And how great would these be for a birthday or pool party?! The possibilities are endless!

Sandwich Kabobs

I mean, seriously, look how cute they are!! And they are so easy to make! I also mixed up a strawberry blueberry smoothie to go with them!

Sandwich Kabobs

Yield: 2 servings

Sandwich Kabobs

Sandwich Kabobs

Make lunch more fun with these customizable sandwich kabobs!


  • whole grain bread (or bread of your choice)
  • cheese(s) of your choice in block form (so you can cut out the shapes)
  • turkey and/or ham, sliced
  • suggested veggies: cherry tomatoes, romaine lettuce, carrots, green pepper, etc.
  • ranch dressing or veggie dip for dipping


  • wooden skewers
  • small cookie cutters


  1. Using the cookie cutters, cut your bread and cheeses into desired shapes. To cut the cheeses, cut off a piece large enough to accommodate the width of your cookie cutters. Then slice the piece into thirds. Use the cookie cutters to cut the shape into each piece of the cheese.
  2. Layer the ingredients however you desire on the skewers!


If you have young children and don’t like the idea of giving them sharp wooden sticks, then just skip the skewers!

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175
Sandwich Kabobs

Sandwich Kabobs

*I have gotten some questions regarding the safety of using wooden skewers for children. Obviously, I would not recommend giving young children the wooden skewers unless you feel they can safely eat from them. If you are concerned about this, you can always just skip the skewer all together and just place the cut up pieces in a container or sandwich bag. You can also try using popsicle sticks since they do not have pointy ends!



  1. How pretty and fun – nice job.

  2. These kabobs look great and I like the theme as well-popping over there now…

  3. It is not posted over there yet, will try later…

  4. Thanks so much for guest posting on I Wash…You Dry today! Your recipe is so cute, and a great addition to the list of Summer Lunch Recipes for Kids! :)

  5. The kebabs look beautiful and delicious. What lovely photos! Have a great weekend Stephanie =]

  6. They’re so great, Stephanie. I so can’t wait to try them. That smoothie looks soooo yummy!

  7. Very beautiful and fun kebabs. My kids would clean the plate in a minutes. Beautiful photos!

  8. Omygosh… my kids would love these!! I am so making this for them this summer!! Well done. :)

  9. This is incredibly cute. Love the creativity!

  10. Hehe, cute! I love the star shapes.

  11. These are adorable, my daughter would totally love these, and would love that she could help make them too!

  12. Kids, heck–I want some of these for my own lunch! Love the cut-out slice of cheese.

  13. this is the cutest idea ever! Love that they are in the shapes of stars :)

  14. These are too cute! I don’t even have kids (unless you count my husband), but I can totally see myself playing around with these =)

  15. Super cute! How fun. These would be fun for an adult party, too!

  16. this is seriously too cute for words! i literally went “awww” in my head haha

  17. These kebabs are the cutest ever :D
    What an awesome idea!


  18. Delicious Kebabs! This is good for children’s party and I am sure kids will totally love it.

  19. Just visited the site and got the recipe and how to do it. These cute kabobs will definitely boost the appetite of kids.

  20. These are SOOO cute!! What a great idea!

  21. Oh my word, this is cute!

  22. Oh how cute!!! My little one is still too young to start eating solids but i am sure i would be making these kabobs for him when he starts fussing about food …hehe

  23. Oh my goodness, how cute is this?! I love that everything is cut into shapes. That is so creative and so much fun, I would love to eat a sandwich in this way :-)

  24. Stephanie, these are absolutely fantastic! Having raised two little nippers, I can tell you that your kabobs would be received with great enthusiasm! Well done.

  25. Actually these would also be a great idea for appetizers at a summer party! And you could change up the cheeses and veggies too.

  26. These are so cute! And congrats on top 9!!!!!!!!!!

  27. stephanie,,,,you are very creative,this sandwich kebab deserve on top 9 today,Congrats :)

  28. Those are so cute. Funny, I am guest posting for Shawn next week!

  29. I like the kid friendly presentation and congratulations on making the foodbuzz Top 9!

  30. OMG! these look so cute and delicious, I will try this with my kids, let’s see if they don’t eat :)

  31. Love these Stephanie! Though I would make these for MYSELF! Congrats on the top 9! : )

  32. This is great! Kids would absolutely love this! Man, I wish my mom made these for me when I was younger… I’d have the coolest lunch in the school! ;-)

  33. This is a cute idea and definitely remember for party! Looks like you had Top 9 with this. Congratulations!!

  34. This is adorable! My kids are so fussy they still might not eat this but, hey, it’s worth a try!

  35. These are so cute! Love the shaped bread pieces :-)

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  49. I have made this recipe a few times now. I love it! This may be my new go-to for sandwich. So delish, thanks for sharing!!

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