20+ Easy Game Day Recipes

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Nothing makes game day better than amazing game day food! Well, that and a great game. But we’ve got your food covered with these easy game day recipes!

game day recipes


Here are a collection of fabulous recipes that you are going to love!


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4 layer pizza dip on spoon

Simple 4 Layer Pizza Dip is perfect for any party, happy hour or an anytime snack! With an easy recipe this appetizer is utterly simple to prepare. This dip is packed with layers of ooey gooey cheese, marinara sauce and your favorite pizza toppings. It’s out of this world delicious!!!

applebees queso dip in bowl

Now you can enjoy your favorite Applebee’s Spicy Queso Blanco Dip at home.  Our Applebee’s copycat recipe couldn’t taste better.  This creamy cheesy dip with a little kick is loaded with 2 cheeses, fresh herbs and just enough heat to make your tongue tingle. 

bacon cheddar pull apart game day food

Bacon. Cheddar. Ranch…. Need I say more??? This is dangerously good.  Bacon Cheddar Ranch Pull Apart Bread is insanely addictively delish!   It doesn’t get much easier or cheesier than pull apart bread recipe.  Cut it, stuff it, bake it, eat it. 

pizza bites appetizer with pepperoni on plate

Bite Size Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Puffs in 30 Minutes are just like your favorite pizza in bite size!  Can’t get much more fun than that. Perfect for a game day or any day.  They freeze perfectly.  Spritz them with water and either microwave them until heated or defrost and pop them in a 350°F oven for about 10 minutes.

chicken parmesan sliders on board

Chicken Parmesan Sliders with sweet dinner rolls toasted with garlic butter and topped with Parmesan cheese.  Slices of pan fried chicken, marinara sauce and piles of mozzarella cheese top this picture perfect slider.  It is a simple recipe that is absolutely heavenly and party ready!

platter of sriracha chicken wings

Easy Crock Pot Sriracha Honey Wings are so tender the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth.  The caramelized sweet and spicy sauce is truly enough to make your taste buds sing!  Made in the slow cooker you won’t find an easier recipe!  They just about cook themselves.

simple homemade stuffed pretzel dogs stacked

Homemade Pretzel Dogs with a hot dog baked right inside a soft beer pretzel makes these the tastiest and easiest homemade pretzel dogs you will ever eat!  Ready in just 35 minutes you can enjoy these any night.  They are a great make ahead recipe and they freeze well too.  Just thaw and pop them in a 350°F oven until warm, about 5-8 minutes.

spicy jalapeno pretzel bombs for game day

Jalapeno Popper Cheesy Pretzel Bombs are soft and chewy pretzel poppers, stuffed with ooey gooey cheese, crispy bacon and spicy jalapenos.  This scrumptious recipe is like nothing you have ever eaten before.  

cheesy stuffed pretzels

Outrageously Cheesy Stuffed Pretzel Bombs are the perfect bite size appetizer to impress your guests.  Pretzel bites are loaded with cheddar cheese and baked to perfection.  All of this comes together in under an hour.  I could live on these little beauties.  Pretzels oozing with ooey gooey cheese.  I get goosebumps just thinking about them. 

cheesy chipotle chicken nachos-sweetandsavorymeals

Mouth watering and hot Chipotle Chicken Nachos are cheesy, spicy, crunchy and hearty. The perfect bite for your game day party!

deviled eggs dip sweetandsavorymeals

Deviled Eggs Dip with Chives and Paprika is a great way to use leftover egg. Creamy, just a bit spicy, this is an easy and delicious appetizer.

slow cooker baked potatoes sweetandsavorymeals

Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes are the perfect side dish that you can make in your slow cooker year round. Seriously, it’s the easiest recipe ever!

creamy skillet bacon cheeseburger dip thechunkychef

Creamy Skillet Bacon Cheeseburger Dip. Sure to be the MVP of any party, this bacon cheeseburger dip is creamy and tastes just like a gooey cheeseburger! Everyone will want the recipe!

stuffed buffalo chicken dip french bread -carlsbadcravings

Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed French Bread is your favorite creamy, cheesy, decadent dip baked right into the loaf with three cheeses all topped with crispy bacon!  Crazy delicious EASY crowd pleasing appetizer perfect for parties or game day!  Everyone will be begging you to make this!  

slow cooker barbecue ribs for game day

15 minute prep Fall-Off-the-Bone Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs that everyone will go crazy for!  Super easy, flavorful, and so touchdown tender you will be making them again and again!

queso verde corn dip -carlsbadcravings

One Skillet Queso Verde Corn Dip is creamy cheesy, packed with flavor and one of the easiest, tastiest appetizers you will ever make! 

slow cooker honey buffalo meatballs carlsbadcravings

Introducing tender, juicy Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing sweet heat sauce that everyone will go crazy for!  Perfect appetizer or delicious, stress-free, make-ahead meal with rice  – or both!

7 layer taco dip mexican party fod

7 Layer Taco Dip is the perfect crowd pleasing appetizer for any game day party.

spinach artichoke dip -garnishandglaze

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip made with three cheeses.

baileys cookies and cream dip -homemadehooplah

Baileys Cookies and Cream Dip will be perfect for all your parties, events, or a sweet snack craving!

game day food in bowl - dessert dip

Churro Cheesecake Dip. The best way to enjoy a sugary cinnamon churro! Creamy cheesecake laced with cinnamon cream that’s topped with a cinnamon crumble and served with cookies.

corn dip -homemadehooplah

Corn Dip. A Mexican-style corn dip that’s addictively good and that you can throw together in just 15 minutes. Makes for a perfect party snack!


game day dill dip -homemadehooplah

Dill Dip goes great with chips, veggies, or bread and can be thrown together in flash. Great for holidays, sports parties, or a movie night!

fluffy smores dip -homemadehooplah

Fluffy S’mores Dip. Fluffy marshmallow and chocolate dips are swirled together to make this easy and fun chilled party dip. No heating or melting required!

quick easy guacamole -homemadehooplah

Quick & Easy Guacamole is ready in 10 minutes and has an extra hint of garlic for a bold flavor. Plus, make it as mild or as spicy as you like!

game day food on plate

Baked Piri Piri Chicken Wings are cooked in chili-garlic oil and coated in a spicy-sweet sauce, these piri piri chicken wings will be a hit for your next weeknight diner or game day feast!

cheeseburger tots -homemadeinterest

Cheeseburger Tots are tater tot bites filled with cheeseburger and topped with a special sauce. An easy tater tot recipe for your upcoming super bowl party!

mississippi sin dip -homemadeinterest

Mississippi Sin Dip is an easy game day appetizer made with cheese and ham mixed together and baked inside a loaf of bread until it is ooey gooey. 

easy meatball recipe suburbansimplicity

3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs (aka Grape Jelly Meatballs) will be the hit of your next part or tailgater!

easy homemade hummus -suburbansimplicity

5-minute Homemade Hummus Recipe is even better than store bought!  It’s fresh, creamy and a healthy, gluten free snack idea that’s good anytime!

crispy baked honey bbq wings

Crispy Baked Honey BBQ Wings with a honey bbq sauce are easy to make and perfect for game day!

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Originally published January 2018.

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