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50 Game Day Recipes

Published on 11 September 2022 at 21:27

Football season is here! Time to gather your friends and family for some weekend cheer and tasty treats. Check out these 50 Game Day Recipes below that you can serve up at your next football party. 

50 Game Day Recipes

1) Loaded Tater Tot Skewers

We love parties and especially ones where there are lots of different YUMMY foods served. Looking for a mouthwatering appetizer to bring to your Super Bowl Party? This is it!

2) Bacon Crackers

The salty-sweet-savory-spicy crunch of these bacon crackers will push all of your buttons. The name of this recipe tells it like it is. 

3) Soft Pretzel Bites

These lip-smacking Soft Pretzel Bites are so incredibly good, you’ll want to make them all the time. Fortunately, they are easy to make, which means they the perfect game day & race day snack.

4) Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

These amazing chicken wings are very juicy and full of lemon pepper flavor and is Keto, Low Carb Friendly in case you were wondering. Easy to make and perfect to serve up at your next game day gathering.

5) Football Shaped Bread Bowl With Spinach Dip

If you’re planning a football watching party this fun and delicious Football Shaped Bread Bowl with Spinach Dip would be perfect to serve all your hungry guest.

6) Chocolate Covered "Football" Strawberries

Super Easy to Make for your family and friends football weekend party.

7) Game Day Football Deviled Eggs

Touchdown! One way to add a little fun to your football-themed party is to dress up some of the football snacks. Make these Game Day Football Deviled Eggs for your next football-themed party.

8) Football Cupcakes

Turn any cupcake into a touchdown treat with this easy tutorial and video!

9) Watermelon Fruit Salad

Watermelon Fruit Salad is made with fresh chunks of watermelon, berries, cherries and more! Everyone loves this delicious summer fruit salad.

10) Quick Caprese Party Dip

This Quick Caprese Party Dip is my new go to game day party dip!  Great for when you need to throw together a quick appetizer in a pinch. The best part is it requires very few ingredients for an inexpensive snack.

11) Game Day Tailgating Charcuterie Board

Y’all already know that my version of making something special always includes serving up great food. Any day, any place can become special with the addition of the right snacks!

12) Baked Jalapeño Poppers

Is there anything better than good friends AND good food together? NO. Is there anything better than keto jalapeño poppers? NO. Is there anything better than a bacon cream cheese jalapeño poppers recipe that is naturally low carb? Again, the answer is NO!! These easy jalapeño poppers are a crowd-pleaser, simple, good-for-you, and of course, delicious!

13) Boozy Sour Apple Energy Drink

This Boozy Sour Apple Energy Drink features Super Sour Green Apple Rockstar Xdurance Energy Drink, Grown Royal Regal Apple, Apple Candy Rings and is so delicious.


These cheesy ground beef empanadas are full of deliciously seasoned ground beef, loaded with two types of cheese and then baked to perfection. The flaky pie crust that surrounds the meat and cheese is so flaky and golden brown.

15) Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Smokies

Tiny smoked sausages are wrapped with maple flavored bacon then tossed in a brown sugar coating that's spiced with a touch of ground chipotle pepper. Bake them in the oven until the bacon is crispy then serve them with sweet barbecue sauce on the side for dipping.

16) Chocolate Chip Cookies

Somedays, you just need a special treat to ease the day away. This easy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe makes cookies with crisp edges and chewy middles.

17) Cowboy Caviar

This Cowboy Caviar recipe is the ultimate summer side dish that comes with an easy homemade dressing. Use Greek or Italian Dressing for quick shortcut and make it a day ahead of time!

18) Pesto Grilled Shrimp

The recipe could not be easier, you simply make the pesto, marinate the shrimp, skewer is on sticks and grill it and this is good since you will want to be making it every week this summer!

19) Copycat El Torito Salsa

Love El Torito? You're in luck! You will love how easy it is to make this El Torito Salsa Copycat Recipe in just a few simple steps

20) Ground Beef Porcupine Meatballs

This gluten free recipe for Ground Beef Porcupine Meatballs is the ultimate comfort food! The ingredients are simple such as instant rice, onion, garlic, tomato sauce and juice, the sauce is absolutely amazing and it's perfect for dinner any day of the week! 

21) Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

This easy to make pumpkin cheesecake recipe is easy to make ahead and perfect for the holidays.

22) Burnt Ends Baked Beans

Burnt Ends Baked Beans is one of the most popular barbeque summer side dishes. Try your hand at this simple recipe for your next family gathering.

23) Asian Hawaiian BBQ Short Ribs

They have a sweet, savory flavor that the whole family will love!  My boys loved them- especially my son- he never eats ribs.  He loved the flavor and how tender they turned out.

24) Slow Cooker Chex Snack Mix

This Slow Cooker Chex Snack Mix Recipe is the perfect recipe for any occasion. It’s easy to prepare and can be made in just minutes! With only 9 ingredients for this crockpot chex mix, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy your family and friends during the holidays or any party you are having!

25) Vodka Infused Peach Gummies

These Vodka Infused Peach Gummies just might give Jell-O Shots a run for their money. Make yourself a batch for your next celebration, camping trip or just a great weekend at home on the couch.


So saucy, so sticky, and just so darn good! The chicken is perfectly tender with chunks of fresh pineapple, pepper and onion!

27) Baked Potato Salad

This baked potato salad is loaded with cheddar cheese, bacon, chives, hard-boiled egg, and a dill pickle sauce! It’s the perfect potato salad to serve at your next BBQ or party.

28) Blackstone Flatbread Pizza

Super yummy and easy to prepare Blackstone pizza. You can’t go wrong with this flatbread pizza made on your Blackstone. Learn how to make Blackstone pizza with flatbread and your favorite pizza toppings.

29) Ranch Dill Pickles (TikTok Recipe)

This recipe for Ranch Dill Pickles has been blowing up the internet! Turn a jar of dill pickles into something ridiculously good with a packet of ranch seasoning mix. For snacking, appetizers and a must for any summer cookout or party.

30) Best Chicken Salad

This is the BEST chicken salad recipe. It could not be easier or more delicious. With chicken, cranberries, apples, and pecans, it’s full of wonderful flavors and textures.

31) Instant Pot Popcorn

Skip the stove and whip up a quick bowl of this Instant Pot Popcorn in minutes, using your instant pot! Easy, less mess, and easier to contain than a pot. Delicious and perfect popcorn every time.

32) Easy CrockPot Steak Bites

Let your slow cooker do the work with this easy CrockPot Steak Bites Recipe.  Everyone will enjoy these Keto Beef Tips Recipe packed with flavor and sure to be a hit with the entire family.


Red potatoes, andouille sausage, shrimp, corn, Old Bay. A classic shrimp boil made without any of the fuss right in your crockpot!

34) Corn Ribs

It’s official, TikTok has brought out their “latest and greatest” trend, this time with homemade Corn Ribs Recipe. No need for a fork. Just pick up with your figures and start nibbling. Make sure to you know How To Make Corn Ribs on Game Day!

35) Blooming Onions

These easy Blooming Onions are double coated with a slightly spicy breading and deep fried to golden perfection. They are better than Outbacks and super simple to make. 

36) Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese

This baked mac and cheese is a family favorite recipe, loved by both children and adults. It uses a combination of cheeses, layered in the dish as well as melted into a rich and creamy cheese sauce, for the ultimate in cheesy deliciousness!  

37) Betty White Sticky Chicken Wings

Betty White’s Sticky Chicken Wings are the best I have ever tasted. Serve up these delicious chicken wings for your next game day party. Family and friends will be begging for the recipe. Thanks Betty!

38) Guinness Brownies with Irish Cream Frosting

Fudgy and chewy brownies made with Guinness stout and Irish cream frosting. These rich brownies are perfect for celebrating 

39) Pork Carnitas

These Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas are super juicy, easy and so much more flavorful than other versions complete with glorious caramelized crispy burnt ends! 

40) Texas Roadhouse Copycat Bread Rolls and Cinnamon Butter

If you have ever visited a Texas Roadhouse restaurant, you know the best thing on the menu is their bread rolls and cinnamon butter. Now you can make it at home and enjoy for your family gatherings

41) Jalapeno Popper Monkey Bread

This Jalapeno Popper Monkey Bread is the perfect holiday party food recipe! Spicy jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese along with biscuits – great to set out on an appetizer table!

42) Crispy Fried Mushrooms

These Fried Mushrooms are coated with a somewhat spicy seasoned panko bread crumb mixture and fried to crispy golden perfection. Beyond a doubt they are the best fried mushroom recipe I have ever tried. 

43) Roy Rogers

A classic beverage that is loved by many, the Roy Rogers is a delicious mix of cola and grenadine topped with maraschino cherries. Both kids and adults love this tasty, carbonated mocktail.

44) Seven Layer Dip Recipe

7 delicious layers of salsa, guacamole, sour cream, beans, cheese, tomatoes and olives. The perfect appetizer for game day or a friend's get-together

45) Beer Cheese Sloppy Joe

A cross between a Sloppy Joe and a Loose Meat Sandwich, the meat is infused with Lager Beer then piled hight on a pretzel bun. The finishing touch is a generous topping of gooey Beer Cheese Sauce! Perfect for family dinner or game day grub.

46) Copycat Wendy's Chili

The weather has been perfect for some delicious comfort food and this Copycat Wendys Chili is a great excuse to break out the big cooking pot. 

47) Baked Southwest Eggrolls

 I always keep certain ingredients in my pantry for occasions such as this. 

48) Chicken & Waffle Sliders

These Chicken and Waffle Sliders are the easiest game day, Super Bowl, or party food recipe that you will make! They’re quick & easy to make and they’re always a crowd-pleaser.

49) Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding

Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding is a great way to utilize that second box of dozens that you thought you would devour at midnight but didn’t. Besides, your family and friends will be shocked when you tell them you made a bread pudding out of Krispy Kreme Donuts.

50) Cheddar Bacon Potato Wedges

Cheddar Bacon Potato Wedges are fried with cheddar cheese and lots of bacon. It’s the ultimate crispy appetizer for game day.

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