You plan the party, we’ll plan the menu. Whether it’s football, basketball, or hockey, nothing kicks off the big game like an all-star lineup of tasty snacks and drinks. You’ll keep sports fanatics talking with these easy game-day recipes and ideas.
1. Mile-High Nachos
Holy guacamole, are these nachos good! An expert nacho-stacking technique leaves no chip un-cheesed—so everyone gets a taste of this epic stack. The best part? You can add whatever you want…prefer steak to chicken? You got it. Like fresh jalapeños? Use those instead of the pickled kind. Plus, homemade guac. There’s nothing better to please a crowd.
2. Bloody Beer
Think about the best parts of a Bloody Mary, combined with your favorite lager. That’s a Bloody Beer. Enjoy this bar-style cocktail at the game or brunch—the choice is yours. It’s a perfect, slightly spicy combination of tomato juice, lime, seasonings, and beer.
3. Stuffed Pepper Poppers
No game-day spread is complete without a tray of killer bite-sized appetizers—and this recipe delivers. The combination of crispy bacon, sweet mini peppers, and a creamy, cheesy filling is a total touchdown.
What is a Michelada? Well, it’s a Mexican-style beer cocktail that will seriously turn up the flavor of your favorite lagers. Our take on a Michelada combines Mexican lager with Worcestershire, soy sauce, and a hint of hot sauce, for a drink that packs a little punch. Take one sip, and you’ll be totally refreshed and in love with this trendy recipe. You’ll want to make a whole pitcher!
5. Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings
Any time is the right time for serious, spicy chicken wings, and game day is no exception. The combination of hot Sriracha, honey, and lime juice gives these wings a kick that’s all their own. These snacks are the perfect combination of spicy and sweet, and they’re so good, you’ll be licking your fingers.
6. Spicy Snack Mix
Keep your “team” fed with an easy, budget-friendly snack mix that’s sure to satisfy sports fans of all ages. This mix is perfect for munching, and since it’s homemade, there are fewer preservatives than you’ll get in store-bought bags.
7. “Nacho” Average Snack
Be the MVP of the day when you replace tortilla chips with grilled zucchini slices for a healthy spin on nachos.
Nothing tastes sweeter than victory. Well, except for chocolate-dipped strawberries! These sweets get a game-day flourish with an easy-to-create football design.
9. Game Faces
When the game gets serious, lighten the mood with goofy pizza faces. This recipe is perfect to make when kids are at the party.
10. Game Day Taco Cups
Say goodbye to double dippers! All the fun and flavor of a taco dip gets packed into individual, bite-sized cups. Nobody will even have to take their eyes off the TV.
11. Super Bowl of Chili
Chili and football go hand-in-hand! This easy, meatless version is served up in a red bell pepper cup. More flavor…less mess.
12. The Pocket
Prevent food fumbles! With these savory Mini Football Sliders, French roll pockets protect a yummy meatball, just like an offensive line protects their quarterback.
13. Touchdown Pretzel ‘N Cheese
Cheese in the shape of a football! Is there anything better? Served with a selection of crackers, this recipe will score with party guests.
14. Hole in One
Learn how to turn a package of hot dogs and a box of corn muffin mix into one of the most delicious party snacks ever.
15. Garnished Chips
These homemade potato chips with a little creamy salsa garnish add big wow factor to any party. Plus, it ensures everyone gets just the right amount of dip on every chip.
16. Super Brownies
Easily turn basic brownie mix into a batch of chocolate-coated footballs.