It’s the most wonderful time of the year — football season.
When it comes to “football food,” most of us instinctively think of hot wings, pizza, burgers, and hot dogs.
However, foodies everywhere are stepping it up and getting more creative these days — and it’s much easier than you think!
Instead of showing up with “football food” that was cool BEFORE the Dallas Cowboys’ last Super Bowl win, why not steal the spotlight with one of our mouthwatering recipes?
The recipes below are easy to make, and even easier to eat! Just because football food should be convenient, doesn’t mean it should be monotonous. And let’s be honest, it genuinely feels GOOD to be the one who brought the most delicious dish!
Here’s 21 Recipes Guaranteed To Score A Touchdown On Game Day:
#1: Buffalo Chicken Rolls
I LOVE hot wings, but not particularly how messy they get. Thankfully, buffalo chicken rolls are much easier to eat AND there’s no bones leftover to clean up!
#2: S’mores Bites
Football fanatics need a way to satisfy their sweet tooth when stress from watching the game sets in. Thankfully, these s’mores bites give us a taste of nostalgia and they’re guaranteed to ALWAYS bring a smile!
#3: Meatball Sliders
It’s impossible to describe how delicious these taste. You’ll become addicted after your first bite, and devour them even faster than you made them!
#4: Crockpot BBQ Chicken
Who doesn’t love a good crockpot recipe? Barbecue is always a delicious way to celebrate game day, but this recipe takes it to another level.
#5: Outrageous Brownies
When you try your first bite of outrageous brownies, you’ll understand why this recipe went viral. It’s crazy how easy these are to make! They really are the best brownies EVER.
#6: Pepperoni Pizza Pockets
These aren’t just cute, they’re delicious too! Pepperoni pizza pockets are perfectly portioned and full of flavor.
#7: Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are a classic dish for any social gathering, but bacon jalapeño deviled eggs are out of this world. A little spicy, a little savory, a little tangy — yes, these are genius.
#8: Meat Lover’s Queso
Everybody loves queso, but the secret ingredient in this recipe is what makes it simply divine. Dips are always a good idea for game day snacks, but meat lover’s queso is in a league of its own.
#9: Corn Dog Muffins
Who doesn’t love a good corn dog?! These aren’t just perfectly portioned and fun to eat, they also taste a million times better than anything bought in the freezer isle.
#10: Baked Pizza Dip
WARNING: you will become instantly addicted after your first bite of baked pizza dip! I might or might not have eaten an entire skillet to myself once.
#11: Oreo Cheesecake Bites
Oreos are always a good idea, but oreo cheesecake bites are a GENIUS idea! The ingredients in this recipe blend perfectly together, and they’re guaranteed to make everyone smile.
#12: Cuban Sliders
As I took my first bite of our cuban sliders, I truly entered foodie heaven. You HAVE to make these soon! No excuses.
#13: Apple Pie Taquitos
As first I thought these couldn’t possibly taste better than one of the most legendary desserts of all time, but apple pie finally got the makeover it’s been needing. These are so creative, and taste too good to put in words!
#14: Hissy Fit Dip
If you don’t make our hissy fit dip for game day, then there’s a strong chance you’ll be throwing a hissy fit of your own! This dip is FULL of flavor, and unlike anything I’ve ever tasted.
#15: Maple Bacon Crack
Bacon lovers will love you even MORE if you show up with this recipe. It’s delicious, it’s different — and dangerously addicting.
#16: Buffalo Chicken Flautas
For those of us who love hot wings but don’t love their mess, buffalo chicken flautas will totally change your life! This is still one of my favorite recipes of all time, and football season is a great excuse to devour them.
#17: Pecan Pie Cookies
They’re the perfect twist on a classic dish — you just have to try it for yourself.
#18: Ham and Cheese Sliders
Hands down, still my favorite recipe of ALL time! These were so savory and easy to make that we still catch ourselves craving them on the daily. The secret ingredient is what takes these bad boys to an extraordinary level.
#19: Strawberry Lemonade Cookies
If you’ve never had strawberry lemonade cookies, then you’re not living live! Every football fan needs a sweet and sour way to satisfy their sweet tooth — and these are the PERFECT way to do it.
#20: Slider Dogs
How adorable are these?! Believe it or not, they taste even better than they look! They’re fun, they’re festive, and down-right delicious.
#21: Melty Mexican Skillet
Full of flavor and gooey goodness, our melty mexican skillet will make every football fan smile — even if their team loses.
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