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21 Game Day Snacks to Fuel You Up

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Jacqueline PaumierGuest Blogger
September 26, 2016 · 2.9k Views

No matter what type of food style you prefer, there’s just something better about those homemade dishes that always seem to taste better . That’s why this game day, forget ordering out and whip up something your guests are going to love. On this list you’ll find creative spins on your all-time favorites, from buffalo wings to sliders! After all, there’s nothing better than hearing your guests cheer with mouths full of their delicious food!

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1. Pepperoni Pizza Dip Wonton Cups

pepperoni pizza dip wonton cups

Source: meatloafandmelodrama.com

Game day food is all about keeping it bite sized, that’s why these pepperoni pizza inspired wonton cups have our vote .

Recipe from Meatloaf and Melodrama.


2. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sliders

slow cooker buffalo chicken sliders

Source: simplystacie.net

Two game day favorites come together in this delectable party dish. Just don’t forget the bleu cheese dressing!

Recipe from Simply Stacie.


3. Triple Layer Guacamole, Creamy Cotija, and Confetti Salsa Party Dip

guacamaole cotija and salsa dip

Source: soupaddict.com

On game day, you can find us over by the guac bowl. Prepare this delicious twist on classic guac and salsa, and that’s exactly where you will find your guests.

Recipe from Soup Addict.


4. Slow Cooker Little Smokies

slow cooker little smokies

Source: foodiecrush.com

Ready for your new guilty pleasure? Not only are these little smokies easy to prepare (thanks to your handy slow cooker) but they are also incredibly addicting. 

Recipe from Foodie Crush.


5. Easy Meatball Sliders

meatball sliders

Source: homemadeinterest.com

Sliders always go over well at game day parties. This variation reminds us of our favorite meatball sub!

Recipe from Home Made Interest.


6. Cheesy Sausage Dip 

cheesy sausage dip

Source: southernbite.com

If you’re hosting a game day party, your dip skills better be ready. This cheesy sausage dip will have your guests talking for month. 

Recipe from Southern Bite.


7. Fried Pickles

fried pickles

Source: tastefullyfrugal.com

Serving up deep fried anything is a smart choice on game day, but these zesty fried pickles take it to the next level. 

Recipe from Tastefully Frugal.


8. Loaded Ranch Dip

loaded ranch dip

Source: dessertnowdinnerlater.com

When you go do a game day party, ranch dip is pretty much expected. Live up to the expectation with this killer ranch dip recipe. 

Recipe from Dessert Now Dinner Later.


9. Chicken Enchilada Bites

chicken enchilada bites

Source: 365daysofbakingandmore.com

Is there really a game day without buffalo chicken? Take yours to the next level by fixing them into a wrap.

Recipe from 365 Days of Baking and More.


10. Beer Battered Mini Corn Dogs with Chipotle Ketchup

beer battered mini corn dogs

Source: thebeeroness.com

Whether you are serving these up for game day or just as a treat to yourself, you are going to love these mini corn dogs. You can also make them ahead of time for a fast meal anytime.

Recipe from The Beeroness.

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11. Pepperoni Pizza Twists

pepperoni pizza twists

Source: momontimeout.com

You are going to want to double this recipe, because they will be gone that fast. Once you taste them, you’ll understand why.

Recipe from Mom on Timeout.

12. Juicy Lucy Meatballs

juicy lucy meatballs

Source: spendwithpennies.com

We love “Spend with Pennies” rendition of the classic  meatball, and we bet your guests will too!

Recipe from Spend With Pennies.


13. Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring

buffalo chicken crescent ring

Source: pillsbury.com

Anything wrapped in crescent dough is an automatic win in our book. So it’s no surprise someone finally paired it with juicy buffalo chicken. 

Recipe from Pillsbury.


14. Shrimp and Chorizo Nachos with Fresh Pico de Gallo

shrimp and chorizo nachos

Source: iowagirleats.com

Put a delicious, spicy twist on your basic nachos by adding shrimp and chorizo. You're going to have your own group of fans after they eat this.

Recipe from Iowa Girl Eats.


15. Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins

jalapeno popper potato skins

Source: Wineandglue.com

It’s like a mad scientist has their eye on game day. Two irresistible party favorites in one bite. Where’s our invite?

Recipe from Wine and Glue.


16. Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bread

cheesy bacon ranch bread

Source: momontimeout.com

This recipe is bound to be repeated on a weekly basis, it’s that addicting. You’re sure to make more than a few fans, and might even have to share the recipe.

Recipe from Mom on Timeout.


17. Thin Crust Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza

Source: bakedbyrachel.com

Nothing says a party like bacon, cheeseburger, and pizza - all in one. Give your guests something to remember by offering a slice of this pie.

Recipe from Baked by Rachel.


18. BBQ Steak Nachos

BBQ steak nachos

Source: spicysouthernkitchen.com

Present your guests with this mountain of hearty nachos, and you'll be invited to every game day this season.

Recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen.


19. Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries

bacon-wrapped avocado fries

Source: kirbiecravings.com

Can it get any better than this? Creamy avocado, wrapped in crispy fried bacon. Game over.

Recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings.


20. Bonefish Grill’s Bang Bang Shrimp

bonefish grill's bang bang shrimp

Source: cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com

This is one of those dishes that you will be smelling before you ever taste it. Get your guests mouth watering with this bang bang shrimp recipe. 

Recipe from Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.


21. Pesto Cheese Bombs 

pesto cheese bombs

Source: selfproclaimedfoodie.com

These pesto bombs can be made in under 40 minutes, getting you out of the kitchen and back to the game.  

Recipe from Self Proclaimed Foodie.

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Jacqueline is a modern day gypsy, who has lived in several countries and has traveled to over 20. A sucker for all things pleasing to the senses; her world revolves around food (any and all food), foreign indie films, and salsa music. The first to jump off a waterfall and the last to say no to sushi, she has been described as a bit of an “extremist”. In her perfect world, no one ever spells “cool” as “kool” and Ryan Gosling has more tattoos. She enjoys spending her free time in her New Orleans home with her Cubano guitarist husband and 1-year-old son.
now4real954Sep 27, 2016
got it...your link has no : in it and messed up everything
now4real954Sep 27, 2016
the pesto bombs look great but the link is dead...is there a way to get the recipe?
dtran5Sep 28, 2016
Hi! We've fixed the link, but here you go: http://selfproclaimedfoodie.com/pesto-cheese-bombs/

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