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Watermelon sticks arranged for a picnic or party.

How to Cut Watermelon Sticks

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: Watermelon Sticks
  • Category: Sides and Salads
  • Method: Slicing
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to cut a watermelon like a pro into these decorative sticks!  Not on a stick, but into simple sticks that are the best way to serve for a party, picnic or for the classroom!  They are great for dipping and less messy than triangles!  This cutting hack is a summer necessity! 


  • One Watermelon
  • Cutting board
  • Knife


  1. Wash off any dirt that may be on your watermelon.
  2. Place the watermelon on a cutting board and cut in half. Set one half aside while you cut the first half.
  3. Place the melon cut side down.
  4. Watermelon cut side down.
  5. Slice the 4 edges off.
  6. Four edges cut off.
  7. Slice vertically into slices.
  8. Watermelon half cut in vertical slices.
  9. Now slice it evenly, in horizontal cuts across the vertical slices.
  10. Watermelon cut horizontally across the vertical slices.
  11. Ta-da!!!Watermelon Sticks!!!
  12. Watermelon stick pulled out of cut melon.


  • This method works best with fresh, cold, seedless melons. Super warm, old, seeded melons tend to crumble.

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