Our Favorite Game Day Snack Recipes

Our Favorite Game Day Snack Recipes

The return of shorter days and brisk nights this time of year means just one thing for sports fans: football season is back.

With a little planning, you can show your buddies who’s the all-star when it comes to plans for kick-off. Break away from jarred dip and chips straight out of the bag and make something they’ll really root for on game night. Here’s our list of top five favorite game day snacks to try:

Bacon-Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalepeños
Hot, creamy and cheesy in just one bite, this recipe for stuffed jalepeños is quick and easy. Try it with habaneros if you’re unafraid of spice.

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Honeyed Sriracha Chicken Wings
You could spend a fortune on take-out wings, or you could make your own with this recipe for sweet and spicy chicken wings. The chile sauce is hot, but the honey kicks it back a notch.

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Nachos
Know your way around a bag of tortilla chips, cheese and a little ground beef? Then why not put your skills to work and make a big batch of nachos? They’re an all-time game day favorite. If you need a few hints, check out this recipe—it only takes 15 minutes to throw this snack together.

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Pizza Cups
It’s not just that that ordering pizza gets a little expensive—there’s no real treat in something so routine. But with a pound of thawed frozen pizza dough, a jar of pasta sauce and whatever you can think of for toppings, you get a ton of bite-sized pizzas to match everyone’s preferences. Follow this recipe for this fun miniature treat.

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Slow Cooker Sweet-Hot Nuts
You could always just crack open a can of mixed nuts five minutes before the game starts, but where’s the fun in that? Believe it or not, you can use your slow cooker to turn out a crowd-pleasing bowl of spicy-sweet mixed nuts. Here’s how to do it.

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Happy game day!