Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

I think most people under the age of 10, my daughter included, would list Spaghetti & Meatballs as one of their favorite foods. I would definitely agree! But I wanted to change it up a bit, so I made Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick for fun!

This is a new take on spaghetti & meatballs. It would be as if you threw all the ingredients up in the air and watched where they landed. This time, it lands on a stick!

Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

Instead of the sauce on the spaghetti, I made spaghetti with butter and parmesan cheese.   I used 3 tablespoons of butter and 1/2 cup of already shredded parmesan cheese.  I added a little black pepper for taste.

This is actually one of my favorite ways to eat spaghetti.  I like to make this as a side dish to other meals like roast chicken, fish or even hamburgers.  I also like to use egg noodles with butter and parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

I also made the meatballs separate from the spaghetti or sauce. I used frozen meatballs in the oven.

But if you want to make homemade meatballs, this is a great Meatballs & Homemade Tomato Sauce recipe — it’s my moms:)

Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

Putting together all of these pieces is the fun part! I first stuck the popsicle stick into the meatball. Then I took a few pieces of spaghetti and wrapped it around the top of the meatball. Dip the meatball in sauce and sprinkle with parsley and a little salt and you are ready to dig in!

I love that this makes a great meal or appetizer.  It’s designed so you can get this taste all in one bite – so you truly are getting the perfect amount of spaghetti and meatballs each time you eat it!

Your kids will also enjoy putting this recipe together — not to mention eating it!


Spaghetti & Meatballs on a Stick

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 12 Mini Meatballs - Premade or Homemade
  • 4 oz. Thin Spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese Shredded
  • 1 cup Tomato or Spaghetti Sauce
  • Parsley for garnish
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Popsicles


  1. Follow instructions to prepare the meatballs
  2. Follow instructions for cooking spaghetti
  3. Drain spaghetti and add butter and parmesan cheese and mix together
  4. Sprinkle some fresh black pepper over spaghetti
  5. Heat up tomato or spaghetti sauce
  6. Stick a popsicle in the center of the meatball
  7. Take 3-5 pieces of the spaghetti and wrap around the popsicle stick on top of the meatball
  8. Dip the meatball in sauce
  9. Sprinkle with salt & parsley

Recipe Notes

This recipe was inspired by one I found on Tastefully Simple!

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