41 Recipes To Make For Game Day And Beyond (Because Super Bowl Sunday Is Only As Good As The Snacks) (2024)

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There are two types of people: those who watch the Super Bowl for the game and those who come for the food. If you fall in the second camp, then you're in luck. Here are a bunch of creative and seriously tasty recipes for your game day get together. Make them on Super Bowl Sunday or any time you're hosting a crowd. 1. Chicken Parmesan Meatball Bites 2. Mini Macaroni and Cheese Bites 3. Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks 4. Pepperoni Pizza Sliders 5. Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings 6. Shrimp Quesadillas 7. Instant Pot Taco Chili 8. Kings Hawaiian Cuban Sliders 9. Air Fried Pickles 10. 30-Minute Spinach Artichoke Dip With Homemade Tortilla Chips 11. Huevos Rancheros Potato Boats 12. Buffalo Chicken Cups 13. Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites 14. 5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos 15. Antipasto Tortellini Skewers with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette 16. BLT Party Dip 17. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 18. Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos 19. Avocado Deviled Eggs 20. Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso 21. 7-Layer Dip Party Cups 22. Italian Pinwheel Sandwiches 23. Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese Four Ways 24. Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork 25. Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers 26. Homemade Mini Pizza Bagels 27. Everything Pigs in a Blanket 28. Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs 29. Sheet Pan Rice Krispie Treats 30. Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites 31. Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce 32. Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies 33. Air Fryer Fried Oreos 34. Air Fryer Pizza Dough Donut Holes 35. Homemade Mexican Churros 36. Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups 37. Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites 38. Three-Ingredient Strawberry Orange Creamsicle Punch 39. Micheladas 40. Cranberry Orange Whiskey co*cktail 41. Apple Cider Sangria Trending Recipes Trending Recipes More Tasty Guides FAQs References

From crispy air fried mozzarella sticks to quick Instant Pot chili, these recipes are the real game day winners.

There are two types of people: those who watch the Super Bowl for the game and those who come for the food. If you fall in the second camp, then you're in luck. Here are a bunch of creative and seriously tasty recipes for your game day get together. Make them on Super Bowl Sunday or any time you're hosting a crowd.

Dine Dream Discover / Via dinedreamdiscover.com

These cheesy, snackable meatball bites start with store-bought crescent roll dough, which means less work for you in the kitchen.

Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Meatball Bites

Old House To New Home / Via oldhousetonewhome.net

Baked in mini muffin tins, these mac 'n' cheese bites are a game day must-have. If you're feeling fancy, try adding an additional cheese like Gruyère or gouda.

Recipe: Mini Macaroni and Cheese Bites

House of Nash Eats / Via houseofnasheats.com

Despite the crispy exterior, there's no oil required for these homemade air fryer mozzarella sticks. Just don't forget the marinara sauce.

Recipe: Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

4. Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

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Julie's Eats and Treats / Via julieseatsandtreats.com

Parmesan butter-brushed buns get stuffed with mozzarella, pizza sauce, and pepperoni. Of course, you could easily make these vegetarian or switch up the pizza toppings.

Recipe:Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

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It's hard to believe that you can achieve wings this crispy without any deep frying. It's all thanks to your handy dandy air fryer.

Recipe: Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings

6. Shrimp Quesadillas

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Gimme Delicious / Via gimmedelicious.com

Serve with guac, pico de gallo, and sour cream for good measure.

Recipe:Shrimp Quesadillas

7. Instant Pot Taco Chili

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Chelsea's Messy Apron / Via chelseasmessyapron.com

This easy, dump and cook chili recipe calls for ground beef but you can always use turkey or chicken. Or leave the meat out all together and double down on the beans and veggies.

Recipe:Instant Pot Taco Chili

8. Kings Hawaiian Cuban Sliders

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These buns — built on Kings Hawaiian rolls — are stuffed with ham, pulled pork, mustard sauce, cheese and pickles, then they're baked in the oven until melty and decadent.

Recipe:Cuban Sliders

Amanda's Cookin / Via amandascookin.com

These are sort of a big dill. See what I did there?

Recipe: Air Fried Pickles

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Classic potato skins get a Mexican-inspired twist thanks to refried beans, avocado, salsa, and eggs.

Recipe: Huevos Rancheros Potato Boats

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Grab a pack of wonton wrappers and fill them with creamy, cheesy, buffalo chicken dip. Pop them into mini muffin tins and bake until golden.

Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Cups

13. Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

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The Cookie Rookie / Via thecookierookie.com

Freeze spoonfuls of classic buffalo chicken dip until it's firm and manageable. Then, dredge the dip in egg, flour, and breadcrumbs and fry to crispy, golden perfection.

Recipe:Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

14. 5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

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Foodie Crush / Via foodiecrush.com

These homemade taquitos may seem difficult to make, but in reality they call for just five ingredients: shredded chicken,chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, cheese, tortillas, and canola oil. Serve them with any and all of your favorite toppings.

Recipe:5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

If you need a break from the fried food, party dips, and sliders, these veggie-packed antipasto skewers are just what the doctor ordered.

Recipe: Antipasto Tortellini Skewers with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

16. BLT Party Dip

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The Cozy Cook / Via thecozycook.com

All the flavors of the classic sandwich in one creamy, cheesy, salty, crunchy dip. Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips, or even crudités.

Recipe:BLT Party Dip

17. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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The recipe calls for aged cheddar, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms and arugula, but of course, you can swap in any of your favorite ingredients. There's no bad way to eat mini grilled cheese.

Recipe:Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

18. Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos

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A Wicked Whisk / Via awickedwhisk.com

These loaded nachos are topped with ground beef and all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings: olives, pickled onions, cheese, cilantro, and the works.

Recipe:Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos

19. Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Down Shiftology / Via downshiftology.com

What happens when deviled eggs and creamy guacamole become one? Well, you can easily find out...

Recipe:Avocado Deviled Eggs

20. Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso

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The Cozy Cook / Via thecozycook.com

Make this loaded queso on the stove or in a slow cooker. Best of all, you can even whip it up three days ahead of time so it's ready to serve on game day.

Recipe:Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso

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Individual seven layer dip cups mean you don't have to compete for the perfect scoop.

Recipe: 7-Layer Dip Party Cups

Accidental Happy Baker / Via accidentalhappybaker.com

The star of the show here is the cheesy spread, which is made with cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning, chopped roasted red peppers, pepperoncini, and black olives. It's rich, decadent, tangy, and good enough to eat by the spoonful.

Recipe: Italian Pinwheel Sandwiches

Striped Spatula / Via stripedspatula.com

When it comes to mac 'n' cheese, the combinations are endless. Take, for example, smoked gouda and bacon. This recipe comes together in the Instant Pot, so it's quick, easy, and hassle-free.

Recipe: Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese Four Ways

Damn Delicious / Via damndelicious.net

Pulled pork usually takes hours, but thanks to your Instant Pot it can be ready in about an hour.

Recipe: Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

Tasty Air Fryer Recipes / Via tastyairfryerrecipes.com

Put your air fryer to work on Super Bowl Sunday. These cheesy, bacon-filled jalapeño peppers are a good place to start.

Recipe: Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

Lovely Little Kitchen / Via lovelylittlekitchen.com

Put out all your favorite pizza toppings and let your guests make their own pizza bagels, DIY style.

Recipe: Homemade Mini Pizza Bagels

Dash of Mandi / Via dashofmandi.com

Once you make pigs in a blanket from scratch, you'll probably never go back to the frozen kind. These get a little extra oomph from everything but the bagel seasoning.

Recipe: Everything Pigs in a Blanket

Unsophisticook / Via unsophisticook.com

Start with your favorite meatball recipe or grab a pack of the frozen kind. Then pop 'em into the slow cooker with olive oil, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, onions, sugar, and spices. Serve them on sliders, hot dog buns, or just eat them straight by the forkful.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs

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Lots of butter, an overdose of marshmallow, a splash of vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt takes these homemade Rice Krispie bars to the next level.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Rice Krispie Treats

Two Peas and Their Pod / Via twopeasandtheirpod.com

These pretzel bites do take a bit of time, but most of it is just waiting around for the dough to rise. Serve them with cheese sauce or your favorite store-bought condiment like honey mustard or ranch dressing.

Recipe: Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites

31. Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce

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Skinny Taste / Via skinnytaste.com

Crunchy on the outside and oh-so creamy when you take a bite, these "fries" might just be the most delicious way to eat avocado.

Recipe:Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce

32. Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

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Reese's pieces give classic chocolate chips a run for their money as the ultimate cookie add-in.

Recipe:Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

33. Air Fryer Fried Oreos

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Recipe Diaries / Via recipe-diaries.com

How do you make an Oreo cookie even more decadent? Wrap it in dough, pop it into the air fryer, and then layer on the confectioner's sugar.

Recipe:Air Fryer Fried Oreos

Sweet and Savory Food / Via sweetandsavoryfood.com

This genius dessert hack is brought to you by your air fryer and store bought pizza dough. Make them your way — stuffed with jelly, coated in cinnamon sugar, or dipped in chocolate frosting.

Recipe: Air Fryer Pizza Dough Donut Holes

35. Homemade Mexican Churros

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Table For Two Blog / Via tablefortwoblog.com

These buttery, doughy, cinnamon-y churros pretty much melt in your mouth. Pro tip: dip them in hot chocolate for the ultimate cold weather treat.

Recipe:Homemade Mexican Churros

Whitney Bond / Via whitneybond.com

You could easily eat this cannoli cream by the spoonful...or better yet, add it to phyllo shells for an easy dessert for a crowd.

Recipe: Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups

37. Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites

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Princess Pinky Girl / Via princesspinkygirl.com

Take some store-bought crescentroll dough and lay on the apple pie filling. Roll 'em up, brush them with butter, and bake until warm and gooey. And of course, a little vanilla ice cream à la mode never hurt anyone.

Recipe:Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites

39. Micheladas

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Chili Pepper Madness / Via chilipeppermadness.com

This Mexican-inspired co*cktail— a beer lover's version of the Bloody Mary— is made with light Mexican beer,Clamato juice, lime juice,Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Be warned: It packs a kick.

Recipe:Micheladas

40. Cranberry Orange Whiskey co*cktail

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Crowded Kitchen / Via crowdedkitchen.com

This wintery co*cktail may look fancy, but it calls for just a handful of ingredients like whiskey, orange liqueur, orange juice, cranberry juice, and simple syrup or agave.

Recipe:Cranberry Orange Whiskey co*cktail

41. Apple Cider Sangria

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Simply Whisked / Via simplywhisked.com

This seasonal sangria is the ideal blend of sweet and spiced thanks to Brandy, cinnamon, apple, and ginger ale. The recipe calls for Riesling, but you can swap in whatever white wine you like best.

Recipe:Apple Cider Sangria

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    What is the number one Super Bowl snack? ›

    An Instacart survey revealed the top picks when it comes to game day snacks, and just in time for Super Bowl Sunday. Tortilla chips took the top spot for the No. 1 must-have snack during a game day party, followed by cola, cheese dips and salsas.

    What should I eat for Super Bowl Sunday? ›

    These are our top ten favorite Super Bowl foods of all time — and where to get them.
    1. Buffalo Chicken Dip.
    2. Boneless Wings. ...
    3. Pigs in a Blanket. ...
    4. Bone-In Wings. ...
    5. Nachos. ...
    6. Totino's Pizza Rolls. ...
    7. Six-Foot Subs. ...
    8. Quesadillas. ...
    Feb 7, 2024

    What two foods are commonly served at Super Bowl parties? ›

    "But what are people ordering for their Super Bowl watch parties?" is a question you may ask yourself because you're looking to create a game day menu. The three most popular Super Bowl dishes people order are pizza, chicken wings, and chips with dips.

    What are the top 2 Super Bowl snacks? ›

    To help plan your game day menu, we've rounded up some of our favorite Super Bowl appetizers that are sure to be a hit. These are the classic foods like Buffalo wings and nachos — plus more than a few innovative ideas, such as fried potato salad bites and a pimento cheese bar — that'll make your spread a success.

    What is your favorite food to eat during the Super Bowl? ›

    As an aside, according to recent research performed by Jeffbet, the top 10 most popular Super Bowl foods in the U.S. are, in this order: pizza, chili, deviled eggs, Buffalo chicken dip, guacamole, jambalaya, chicken wings, sloppy joes, bruschetta, and quesadillas.

    What to bring to a Super Bowl party is easy? ›

    18 Easy Appetizers for Any Super Bowl Party
    1. 01 of 18. Pimiento Cheese & Bacon Crostini. ...
    2. 02 of 18. Smoked Salmon Dip. ...
    3. 03 of 18. Classic Deviled Eggs. ...
    4. 04 of 18. Classic Swiss Cheese Fondue. ...
    5. 05 of 18. Baked Brie in a Bread Bowl. ...
    6. 06 of 18. Cheddar Rillettes. ...
    7. 07 of 18. Buffalo Wings. ...
    8. 08 of 18. Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip.
    Feb 8, 2024

    What do people do for Super Bowl Sunday? ›

    For many self-described football fans, their favorite part is watching the game itself. Among non-football fans, more say their favorite part is watching the commercials, along with partying with friends and seeing the halftime show.

    What do the football players eat the day of the Super Bowl? ›

    What fuels players before the Super Bowl: 'A lot of the guys love PB&J' Some NFL players turn to classic peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as a pregame snack. Others might build their own smoothies, while those with game-day jitters might have no appetite at all and focus mostly on staying hydrated.

    What to bring to a Super Bowl party last minute? ›

    When it comes to appetizers, I like to offer chips and dip, veggies and dip, fruit trays, etc. I like to make these the day before the party and store and serve them in the storage containers with lids. These containers are super easy to stack, and they make for very easy cleanup, which is key for me for a great party!

    What food do you bring to a bowling party? ›

    Bowling snacks
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    • Cheddar Bay Sausage Balls (Only 4 Ingredients) - Plain Chicken. Cheddar Bay Sausage Balls (Only 4 Ingredients) - Plain Chicken. ...
    • Taco Chex Mix. Taco Chex Mix. ...
    • Boy Scout Snack Mix. ...
    • Crock Pot Ranch Corn Chips. ...
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    What are the 5 most popular Super Bowl foods? ›

    Most Popular Super Bowl Foods in the Nation

    Nationwide, the top Super Bowl foods are chili, buffalo chicken dip, guacamole, pigs in a blanket, and spinach and artichoke dip.

    How to make a Super Bowl party fun? ›

    Play Some Games

    Keep the competition alive with adult party games, like team and city trivia or football bingo. If your guests are more into the ads than the game, this Super Bowl commercial bingo will be sure to bring on some fun. Bake some football-shaped cookies to hand out as prizes.

    What to wear to a Super Bowl party? ›

    Start with a pair of cute black jeans and a T-shirt, for instance, and then add a sweater, boots and outerwear in red, white or gold. “If you plan to watch the game at a sports bar, then the ideal outfit would be Chiefs or 49ers brand Ts and sweatshirts.

    What sells the most during the Super Bowl? ›

    Snack foods remain a popular choice for many. Chips and classic game day favorites top the Super Bowl food shopping list with 75% of Super Bowl watchers planning to buy chips, followed by dips / salsa / guacamole (67%), pizza (47%), chicken wings (42%), and nachos (22%), Numerator figures show.

    What are the top 5 Super Bowls? ›

    Which are the greatest Super Bowls of all time?
    • Super Bowl III - Jets 16-7 Colts - 1969. ...
    • Super Bowl XIII - Steelers 35-31 Cowboys - 1979. ...
    • Super Bowl XLII - Giants 17-14 Patriots - 2008. ...
    • Super Bowl XLIX - Patriots 28-24 Seahawks - 2015. ...
    • Super Bowl LI - Patriots 34-28 Falcons (OT) - 2017.
    Feb 10, 2024

    What is the most popular food on Big game Sunday? ›

    It's probably no surprise that chicken wings are the most popular game day food in NFL cities during football season. There's a 25% increase in orders, on average, on Sundays in season compared to Sundays out of football season.

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