Perhaps it's because when we're done eating them, we don't have any plates to wash?
Maybe it's because they're so darned fun.
While searching for different types of desserts that were served on a stick, I found things I've heard of and eaten before and things that I've never seen and look like quite creative concoctions.
If you click on the name of the blog above each photo, it will take you to the recipe.
Cookie Dough Pops
52 Kitchen Adventures
Peppermint Whoopie Pie Pops
Full Fork Ahead
Our Best Bites
Dipped Marshmallow Pops
Cookie Dough Pie Pops
Cinnamon Rolls on a Stick
Poptarts on a Stick
Chocolate Covered Oreo Pops
Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Ball
Rice Krispie Pops
Christmas Tree Cake Pops
The recipe is not on the page, but it she does have a link to her book Sweets on a Stick.
And a few more books in case you just need more desserts on a stick....
Most of these desserts can be decorated in holiday colors and shapes to decorate your holiday table and delight your guests. You can put them in a cellophane bag and tie a ribbon around it and you have a cute gift or party treat.