Whether you’re in the stands or a party, these crowd-pleasing game-day snacks are sure to be a winner! Appetizers, dips, wings, and more!

Everyone loves game day snacks. There’s a reason why tailgating and football parties are so popular – and while a lot of people tune in for the big game – the Super Bowl, there are even more people that show up for the food!

When it comes to football game day snacks, you can NEVER have too many great appetizer recipes and treats on hand. Since football games and other sporting events last HOURS, you have to have enough delicious recipes to occupy your mouth and time!

Here are some of the best snacks for game day that are fast, delicious, easy, and sure to please! There’s a good chance that everyone will be cheering for your Super Bowl Sunday game day menu after they see what you’ll be cooking up!

Game Day Snacks That Everyone Will Love


If you’re looking for the best game day snacks to make, get ready. Speaking in sports terms, these easy appetizers and delicious dishes are going to be a “touch down” every time!

The key is to keep it simple and use as few dishes as possible! There is certain to be something for everyone on this list to dip, eat, grab, savor, and love!

Game Day Snack Appetizers

Everyone loves appetizers and these are some of the best! Have a few or have them all – in my opinion, you can never have too many!

Jalapeño Poppers
Jalapeño poppers are a favorite restaurant appetizer, but I think they’re even better when you make them at home.
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Instant Pot Hot Wings
These Instant Pot Hot Wings are a crazy simple way to make your wings in a jiffy. They're tasty and so simple to cook up!
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Ham and Cheese Pinwheels
These Ham and Cheese Pinwheels roll sliced ham and Swiss cheese with tender crescent dough. The pinwheels are brushed with garlic butter to amp up the flavor for an easy appetizer or quick dinner!
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Buffalo Chicken Sliders
These Buffalo Chicken Sliders are a hit for game day or any day of the week! They're spicy, cheesy, and perfect served on sweet Hawaiian rolls.
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pigs in a blanket
Pigs in a Blanket
Pigs in a Blanket is a classic party appetizer that pairs buttery crescent roll dough with little smokies sausages. I give mine a flavorful twist by adding everything bagel seasoning!
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Taco Ring
Taco Ring is an easy party appetizer no one can resist! Seasoned taco meat and cheese is tucked into buttery crescent roll dough, then served with your favorite taco toppings!
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cheese ball served with crackers in a white shallow bowl.
Cheese Ball Recipe
This easy Cheese Ball Recipe comes together with a handful of ingredients and a minimal prep time of just 15 minutes! Bacon, cheese, and chopped nuts combine to create a taste and texture everyone will love. It's perfect for holidays, game days, and any time really!
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Meatball Sliders
This Meatball Sliders Recipe is the perfect party appetizer or game day snack! Quick + easy, you'll come back to this recipe again and again! #meatball #appetizer #gameday #recipe
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Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Buffalo Chicken Nachos
If you’re looking for a quick and easy appetizer recipe, this Buffalo Chicken Nachos recipe is it!
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cranberry brie bites on a pink plate with rosemary.
Cranberry Brie Bites
Cranberry Brie Bites are going to be the hit of your next party! They pair buttery crescent dough with creamy brie and cranberry sauce for a decadent one-bite appetizer.
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square veggie pizza on a cutting board
Veggie Pizza
Veggie Pizza is an easy appetizer for potlucks, tailgate parties, showers, and picnics – using crescent rolls and your favorite veggies!
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Cooked sausage balls.
Sausage Balls
Sausage Balls are the perfect easy appetizer made with just 4 simple ingredients – sausage, Bisquick, shredded cheddar cheese, and milk.
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Avocado Toast
This easy recipe for Avocado Toast is a simple and delicious breakfast or lunch that is made extraordinary with the addition of a spread of toppings!
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million dollar rolls ups
Million Dollar Tortilla Roll Ups
Million Dollar Tortilla Rolls Ups are about to become your latest appetizer craze. With just 6 ingredients – mayonnaise, bacon, cheddar cheese, green onions, almonds, and tortillas – they'll be a favorite appetizer in no time!
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cheeseburger sliders on a baking sheet and a slider on a spatula
Cheeseburger Sliders
These easy cheeseburger sliders are a single-handed version of a classic burger! They’re perfect for a party or for a kid-approved dinner.
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3-Ingredient Cocktail Smokies
This simple recipe is fast and easy! Serve with toothpicks and enjoy!
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easy shredded beef sandwiches
Mississippi Roast Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Mississippi roast is the perfect Crockpot recipe for a special family meal or quick weeknight dinner. Add your favorite toasted bread to turn this classic comfort food into your new favorite sandwich recipe.
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Cocktail Meatballs
Whether you call them cocktail meatballs or grape jelly meatballs, there’s one word for this recipe: delicious!
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One Pan Smoked Sausage & Pepper Hoagies
These One-Pan Smoked Sausage and Pepper Hoagies are such a quick and easy meal idea; they’ll quickly become a family favorite for game day or any other day of the week!
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Game Day Snacks in the Air Fryer

air fryer french fries on a table with ketchup

Put your air fryer to good use and make these simple air fryer recipes up. It’s always a good idea to use as many appliances as you can so you can work them all at the same time!

air fryer french fries with ketchup
Easy Air Fryer French Fries
These easy air fryer French fries are the best way to put your air fryer to use! You only need potatoes, olive oil, and salt for amazing fries at home!
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air fryer popcorn chicken on a cutting board
Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken
Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, this easy Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken will quickly become a family favorite!
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Game Day Snacks with Ground Beef

philly sliders in a dish on a table

Use up that ground beef and create something amazingly delicious for your family and friends.

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
Philly Cheesesteak Sliders are filled with ground beef, gooey cheese, peppers, and onion. Easy Philly Cheesesteak sliders are perfect for a game day snack.
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doritos casserole in a white rectangle ceramic dish
Dorito Casserole
Dorito Casserole features layers of crushed Doritos chips, ground beef, and topped with plenty of cheese. Serve this taco casserole any day of the week.
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Image of easy slow cooker ground beef chili with beans in a white bowl, topped with sour cream and fresh scallions. A silver spoon is dipped in the bowl.
Crock Pot Chili Recipe
In just 4 steps and as little as 4-6 hours, you'll have a Crock Pot Chili the whole family can't help but gather around. Ground beef, beans, tomatoes, and the best chili seasoning – Comfort food at its best!
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Stuffed Peppers
These stuffed bell peppers are a comfort food classic. Fresh bell peppers are filled with an easy-to-make mixture of rice, tomato sauce and ground beef and sausage. Cover them with cheese and bake until bubbly, and dinner is ready!
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Game Day Snacks with Bacon

three twice baked potatoes on a white plate

We all know that a little bit of bacon goes a long way!

Bacon BBQ Pork Sliders
Bacon BBQ Pork Sliders are easy to make with a delicious pork loin fillet!
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Twice Baked Potatoes
Looking for a simple recipe for twice-baked potatoes? Here's the perfect recipe for delicious, creamy twice baked potatoes. With a cheesy, crispy, crumbled bacon topping.
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Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese
Creamy Bacon Mac & Cheese
This Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese makes the perfect side dish for any meal and its simple to make at home with only a few ingredients!
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Delicious Dips and Salsas for Easy Snacks

buffalo chicken dip

Sometimes all you need is a homemade dip or freshly made salsa to enjoy the big game!

Crack Dip
Crack dip is so good you might just find it, well… addictive! Cream cheese and sour cream combine to make a tangy ranch-flavored dip, with bacon and cheddar cheese to truly make it irresistible!
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7 layer bean dip served in a casserole dish topped with guacamole tomatoes cheese green onions and black sliced olives
7-Layer Dip
7-Layer Dip is a party favorite with a Tex-Mex flair! A creamy bean dip base is topped with guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and taco fixings. 
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Jalapeño Popper Dip
This jalapeño popper dip is easy, cheesy, and baked until bubbly, warm, and toasty on top. Serve it at your next party and watch it disappear!
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buffalo chicken dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe
This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is the perfect easy appetizer to enjoy in the crockpot or oven! Filled with chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, and cheese for the ultimate Buffalo Chicken Dip to enjoy anytime!
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With only 2-ingredients, this Chili Cheese Dip is always a hit! Make this quick & easy appetizer in the slow cooker or microwave for a crowd-pleasing dip!
Chili Cheese Dip
With only 2-ingredients, this Chili Cheese Dip is always a hit! Make this quick & easy appetizer in the slow cooker or microwave for a crowd-pleasing dip!
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rotel dip
Rotel Dip
Rotel Dip is a 3-ingredient queso dip recipe with spicy sausage, Rotel, and Velveeta cheese! This creamy Rotel Cheese Dip recipe tastes great on crackers, pretzels, and tortilla chips… it’s perfect for holiday gatherings, game day, or just because!
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Crab Rangoon Dip
This Crab Rangoon Dip is the party-sized version of everyone’s favorite Chinese restaurant appetizer! If you’re looking for an instant hit for a holiday get-together, this is it!
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million dollar dip
Million Dollar Dip
Million Dollar Dip is made with only 5 ingredients – Mayonaise, cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and almonds.
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Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip — packed full of so much cheesy goodness and ready within 15 minutes making it a great option for parties and game day!
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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game-day appetizer! All the flavor of Buffalo Chicken Dip but a skinny version! #buffalochicken #buffalochickendip #dip #appetizer #gamedayappetizer #crockpot #slowcooker
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game day appetizer!
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Spicy Sausage and Cheese Crock Pot Dip
This Sausage Cheese Dip full of two kinds of cheese, black beans, corn, tomatoes and green chilis that is sure to please any crowd! 
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Avocado Dip
Avocado Dip made with only 3-ingredients – avocados, greek yogurt, and ranch!  This easy dip recipe will be one of your go-to party appetizers in no-time! 
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Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? Try this perfect baked, hot spinach artichoke dip. #dip #spinach #appetizer #allthingsmamma | allthingsmamma.com
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? I’ll share my secrets to flavorful and perfect baked spinach artichoke dip. 
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Overhead shot of Black Bean and Corn Salsa in bowl with tortilla chips.
Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Corn and Black Bean Salsa takes your typical salsa-and-chips appetizer to the next level. Instead of a sad, watery tomato-based salsa, this recipe is made with black beans, corn, and fresh vegetables, all tossed together with zesty lime juice. Perfect for picnics, backyard barbecues, or even school lunches!
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If you're looking for a quick and easy meal, try this amazing Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken for a meal the whole family will love!
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken is an easy slow cooker dish that you can make with ingredients you probably already have on hand!
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Keto Game Day Snacks

It’s always a good idea to have some options for those who eat low carb or keto.

Low Carb Keto Zuppa Toscana Soup
Low, Carb Keto Zuppa Toscana Soup is filled with Italian sausage, cauliflower, kale, and a creamy base, this low carb soup recipe is a winner!
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Air Fryer Chicken Breasts
Rotisserie style chicken at home that is perfect for weeknight dinners and are great for keto, low carb, paleo, whole30, and gluten-free diets, boneless with no breading.
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Grab and Go Snacks for Game Day

pepperoni rolls

Sometimes, it’s just too much to sit down while you’re waiting for the game! These simple snacks can be enjoyed standing up, walking around, or while you’re pacing. These are super fun game day snacks!

walking taco
Walking Tacos
Walking Tacos are an easy dinner recipe that takes minimal effort for a fun on-the-go meal, camping food, or taco bar party. Pile small chip bags high with all of your favorite taco toppings – meat, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and salsa!
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easy pepperoni rolls
Pepperoni Rolls
Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Homemade Pepperoni Rolls are made with refrigerated pizza dough, mozzarella cheese sticks and pepperoni for an easy dinner or snack!
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taco sticks stuffed with beef and cheese cut in half on white plate
Cheesy Taco Sticks
Ready in just 30 minutes and perfect for dipping in all your favorite Mexican restaurant-style dips and salsas, these mouthwatering cheesy taco bites are a fun twist on your Taco Tuesday classic.
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Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls
Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are always a hit, whether you serve them for game day or breakfast! No one can resist the combination of savory sausage, creamy cheese, and puffy, golden brown crescent rolls!
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Soft Pretzel Bites
Soft pretzel bites are the perfect, easy snack for your next movie marathon, game night, or living room tailgate. Topped with flake salt and then dipped in your favorite sauce, these delicious little pretzel bites will become a new family favorite.
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One Pan Smoked Sausage & Pepper Hoagies
These One-Pan Smoked Sausage and Pepper Hoagies are such a quick and easy meal idea; they’ll quickly become a family favorite for game day or any other day of the week!
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Homemade Sauces

french fry sauce on plate

You can easily wow all your guests with some of these homemade sauces that are great for chicken wings and more!

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
This Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce is going to be your new favorite condiment! It’s sweet, savory, creamy, and absolutely perfect paired with chicken fingers or nuggets!
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French Fry Dipping Sauce
This French fry dipping sauce is creamy, sweet, tangy, and a little bit spicy! In addition to being the best fry sauce around, you can put it on burgers, sandwiches, and more!
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Zesty Chicken Dipping Sauce
A zesty chicken dipping sauce that you won't' be able to get enough of!
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Delicious Drinks For Tailgaiting

If there are kids at the tailgate or football party, these floats are going to be a HUGE hit!

Shark Bait Ice Cream Floats
Shark Bait Ice Cream Floats
For a fun Shark Week kids drink idea, try this Shark Bait Ice Cream Float made with vanilla ice cream, blue kool-aid, and gummy sharks and life preservers
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Simple Desserts for Game Day

cake mix cookies

Don’t forget the desserts! You should have an entire dessert spread and table full of delicious food! Some of these no cook game day desserts require minimum effort and have so much yummy flavor.

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls
No-Bake Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls
This 3-Ingredient, No-Bake Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Ball recipe are simple to make and will take you back to your childhood with the first bite!
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Brookie bars.
Brookies are perfect for all those times when you can’t choose between a brownie and a cookie! This easy brookie recipe uses chocolate chip cookie mix and brownie mix to help get dessert on the table lickety-split!
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Brownie Fruit Pizza
Using a boxed brownie mix and topped with a tangy and sweet cream cheese whipped cream and fresh berries, this easy dessert recipe is perfect for summer!
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bowl of healthy fruit salsa
Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips
Fruit Salsa is a perfect summer dessert dip! Loaded with fresh fruit and a side of baked cinnamon chips, this is the ultimate party dip! All you need for this delicious fruit salsa is fresh fruit, tortillas, cinnamon, and sugar.
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Caramel Apple Nachos
Caramel Apple Nachos
These Caramel Apple Nachos Are A Quick & Easy Treat For Any Time!  Slice Green Apples,  Drizzle In Caramel  And Top With Chocolate Chips And Toffee Bits – It Tastes Just Like A Caramel Apple, But Much Easier to Make In NO Time!
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Cake Mix M&M Cookies
You’re only 5 ingredients away from soft, chewy Cake Mix M&M Cookies! They’re easy to make, colorful, and absolutely delicious!
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Three 7 layer magic cookie bars on top of each other.
7 Layer Cookies
These 7-layer Magic Cookie Bars are made with seven delicious layers – a classic cookie recipe that everyone loves any time of year!
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easy muddy buddies
Muddy Buddy
Muddy Buddies are a simple 6-ingredient snack that takes no baking at all. Also known as "puppy chow",  this will have everyone grabbing handfuls!
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Pull out a few ingredients from your pantry and you'll have a quick and easy delicious dessert in just minutes with these 4-Ingredient S'mores Dessert Bars!
No-Bake S’Mores Bars
S'Mores Bars made with only 4-ingredients – Golden Grahams cereal, Hershey chocolate bars, marshmallows, and butter! It's the EASIEST no-bake dessert bar recipe ever!
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delicious s'mores cupcakes
S’mores Cupcakes
You're going to love the taste of these S'mores cupcakes!
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Easy Oreo Truffles
These easy Oreo Truffles With Cream Cheese are a decadent treat, but oh-so-simple to make! Cookies-and-creme crumbs and cream cheese are rolled into truffles, then dipped in melted chocolate to create this crowd-pleasing homemade candy.
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chocolate chip cookie bars on a plate
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars are delicious and wonderfully simple to whip up in no time with a yellow cake mix and chocolate chips!
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