You’ll score big with my Winning Recipes for Football Season! We’ve rounded up our favorite game day recipes that are sure to win everyone over at your football watch party!
Winning Game Day Recipes
Whether you’re hosting a football watch party and need to prepare a full spread or just need one great dish to take to a friend’s house to watch the big game, I’m here to help! I have so many delicious and easy-to-make game day recipes on my blog that you’re sure to win MVP of the food game with. My Winning Recipes for Football Season is a collection of awesome snacks, baked wings, all the dips, nachos, soft pretzels, corndogs, tacos, the best darn chili, decadent desserts and more. Browse and have fun planning out a winning spread! These recipes are also great for celebrating the end of the season with your own footballer. From pee wee league to the pros, there’s truly something for everyone!
Touchdown Snack Mix
Win big at your Super Bowl watch party with this tasty snack mix filled with sweet and salty goodies including the cutest football shaped pretzels!
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Easier to eat and just as tasty, this Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe is a craveable twist on your favorite wings. Filling, tangy, and with just enough heat to keep things interesting, it’s a dip you’ll dive right into again and again!
Super fudgy brownies loaded with winning players like caramel, pecans and pretzels. They’re always a gameday winner!
Sheet Pan Chicken & Black Bean Nachos
Seriously delicious nachos baked on a sheet pan with homemade tortilla chips, black beans, chicken and all the fixings. A family favorite for an easy game day meal!
Whip up a party favorite in no time with my super easy and delicious 7-Layer Dip. Your guests won’t be able to get enough of this fresh and filling appetizer!
Super Soft Pretzels with a salty crust that are easy to make and better than the ones you’ll buy at the ballpark.
Football-Shaped Fudge Brownies
These chewy, delicious Football-Shaped Fudge Brownies make a game day victory sweeter! Made with my One Bowl Fudge Brownies, these fun treats are easy, irresistible and full of team spirit.
Fresh Mint Lemonade
Sweet mint and tart lemons make this Fresh Mint Lemonade the perfect antidote to the heat of a summer day! Make a pitcher, kick back and enjoy this refreshingly simple drink. A true summer favorite!
The Best Darn Chili
This is The Best Darn Chili you will ever eat. Hearty and seasoned to perfection with some seriously delicious ingredients, it’s sure to exceed all your chili expectations.
Baked Asian Chicken Wings
Unbelievably crispy and irresistibly sticky baked chicken wings tossed in a sweet and spicy Asian flavored sauce with a simple peanut sauce for dipping.
This simple and delicious Spinach Dip is such a great appetizer to serve. Everyone always enjoys dipping into it with fresh veggies and chunks of bread.
Baked Chicken Wings
These winning Baked Chicken Wings are perfect for gameday or any day! They’re super crunchy without being fried.
Mini Potato Skins
Crispy bite-sized loaded potato skins that are perfect for game day snacking.
Pigs In A Blanket
These homemade Pigs In A Blanket will be the star of your game day get-together!
Football Whoopie Pies
Chocolate whoopie pies shaped like footballs with a fluffy marshmallow buttercream filling make for a festive game time treat that’s sure to be a winner!
Ice Chest Tea
Ice Chest Tea is the perfect drink to serve to a crowd. It’s refreshing and everyone loves it!
Sheet Pan Pizza
This homemade Sheet Pan Pizza is so simple & super scrumptious. It’s sure to be a hit!
Chocolate Sheet Cake
A super moist Chocolate Sheet Cake covered in a rich chocolate pecan icing that’s out-of-this-world delicious!
Baked Tortilla Chips
Easy Baked Tortilla Chips that are healthier and great for dipping or making nachos with.
The Best Blender Guacamole
Make guacamole in your blender in a matter of minutes. Seriously, this recipe is the best guacamole you will ever eat!
Easy Homemade SalsaPass the chips for this super fresh and Easy Homemade Salsa made in your blender in a matter of minutes!
This Skillet Queso fundido is pure cheesy goodness that comes together in minutes with just 3 ingredients.
Brandon’s Best Margarita
Making Brandon’s Best Margarita is as easy as 1-2-3! Pour, shake, and strain your way to the most refreshing, flavorful margarita you don’t have to leave home for. Cheers!
Pimento Cheese Dip
Cheese lovers won’t be able to get enough of this Pimento Cheese Dip. It’s easy to make and so savory and tangy, it’s sure to be a hit at your next get-together. Dig in, y’all!
Move aside salsa, this Harlequin Dip is sure to attract all the chips! A quick and easy dip that is always a huge hit!
Turkey & Black Bean Baked Tacos
Feed your hungry crowd with these tasty Turkey and Black Bean Baked Tacos. Baked tacos filled with turkey, black beans and lots of melted cheese. Easy to make and simple to serve.
Bean and Cheese Taco Bites
Just 3 ingredients and 15 minutes is all it takes to make these tasty Bean and Cheese Taco Bites. The crowd will go crazy over them!
Bacon-Wrapped Burger Bites
These Bacon-Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites are cute, creative and crowd-pleasing! Perfect finger food for football season!
Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders
Easy, Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders are such a great game day snack!
Baked Honey Mustard Wings
Crispy sweet and tangy chicken wings baked to finger-licking delicousness with a simple honey mustard glaze and sauce for dipping. So great for game day!
Forget the grill, sliders seared in a skillet are the way to go! When cooked right, they turn out with the most perfect crust and juicy center every single time.
Baked Corn Dogs
A crispy thin layer of sweetened cornmeal crust surrounds a juicy hot dog that can be dipped in a little mustard or ketchup for a healthy take on a classic.
Cookie Dough Frosted Fudge Brownies
Rich fudge brownies topped with a dreamy chocolate chip cookie dough frosting for an outrageous brownie eating experience!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Fudge
Creamy fudge wrapped around crunchy cookies makes this Chocolate Chip Cookie Fudge a treat so tasty you’ll forget about everything but the next bite.
Sweet tea is spiked with bourbon and combined with orange juice, pineapple juice and lemon juice for a refreshing and flavorful drink, I like to call Tailgate Tea that’s a guaranteed fan favorite!.
The Ultimate Super Bowl Spread
This Ultimate Super Bowl Spread is sure to be a winner at your big game watch party! A loaded sub sandwich, buffalo chicken meatballs, crispy wings, all the chips & dips, festive desserts and more!
Win Big with These Game Day Boards and Snack Trays
From first bites to hearty snacks and sweet treats, these boards will help you celebrate game time deliciously!
Spread the Love
Kick off game day with this Tailgate Brunch spread from pages 141-145 of my Spectacular Spreads cookbook. It’s a winning lineup of football themed finger foods like football-themed deviled eggs and football-shaped cinnamon rolls. You’re sure to be the real MVP when you serve this spread!
Warm up with one of the cheese dips (or both!), hit your stride with cheeseburger nachos and wings, score big with football field layer dip and bring it home with chewy, fudgey brownies or chocolate covered peanut butter footballs. All of the recipes can be found in The Big Game spread on pages 147-151 of my Spectacular Spreads cookbook. From the coin toss to the final whistle, this spread is guaranteed to be a winner!
The BakerMama’s Big Game Gathering Guide
Throwing a Super Bowl party? Make hosting a game day shindig easy and enjoyable with The BakerMama’s Big Game Gathering Guide. I’ve got decor, treats and fun activities that make watching the big game together extra exciting.
There you have it, friends! Our favorite game day recipes that would all be so perfect for a football watch party! I hope you and your crew enjoy these recipes as much as we do. If you make one (or more!) of these recipes and post a pic to social, be sure to tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see! I just love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the ideas I share.
Dig in and may the best team win!
I want to live next door to you on game day