Are you ready for some football?!? With the big game right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your menu. Super Bowl XLVIII will hit big-screen TVs everywhere on Sunday, February 2, 2014.
And let’s just be honest for a moment. I only watch the game for the commercials — and the yummy game day food. Because if I am going to sit through hours of football, then I better have some delicious food nearby. With that thought in mind, we have found some game day recipes that are not only tried and true, but are also crowd pleasers for football lovers of all ages.
So get your grocery list ready, because here are 15 Fan-Tastic Super Bowl recipes to share at your game day party:
Fried Cheese Bites with Spicy Tomato Sauce from The Curvy Carrot
Come on, who doesn’t like a little fried cheese? These yummy bite-sized cheese bites are the cuter, smaller relative of the traditional cheese sticks.
Fiesta Layer Dip courtesy of Baby Loving Mama
This is a very easy recipe that is full of lots of fresh veggies.
Pizza Monkey Bread courtesy of Barbara Bakes
A cross between pizza and buttery garlic rolls, this cheesy appetizer won’t last long at your Super Bowl get together.
Spicy Sausage Pinwheels courtesy of Just Us Four
Spicy sausage pinwheels are the ultimate party food for football games, tailgating, or just a regular potluck dinner with friends.
Football Brownies courtesy of Betty Crocker
With a football-shaped cookie cutter, just cut traditional brownies into football shapes. Pipe on decorating icing to look like football laces.
Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites courtesy of Pip & Ebby
The dough in this recipe is super soft and doughy…making these pretzel bites a major player at your house on game day.
Football Pizza courtesy of Half Hour Meals
Possibly the easiest recipe on our list, simply arrange some pepperoni into the shape of a football and top with cheese.
Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks courtesy of Quick’n Easy Recipes
The taste of classic buffalo wings mixed with a pizza breadstick. Game day app perfection.
Classic Buffalo Wings courtesy of The Pioneer Woman
Wings. Nothing goes with football like a nice big bowl of buffalo wings.
Sausage Cheese Dip courtesy of All Recipes
Served with tortilla chips, this warm dip is highly addicting.
Nacho Potato Skins courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens
Nachos mixed with potato skins…two game day apps in one! Set out the toppers for the potato skins and let guests create their own appetizers.
Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sliders courtesy of Dine and Dish
Sliders are the perfect fame day food. You can eat two or three but feel as if you’re eating less.
Peanut Butter Football Dip courtesy of Crazy for Crust
It’s like a cheeseball…but with peanut butter…and chocolate chips. Oh, and no cheese.
Bacon Wrapped Lil Smokies courtesy of Tasty Kitchen
I love making lil’ smokies for our pigs in blanket apps. But wrapped in bacon? I bet these are so addictive!
Beer Cheese Hushpuppies courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens
Beer plus cheese plus bread? This might just be the MVP of Super Bowl party food.
I don’t know about you, but I’m going to have a hard time choosing just a few of these Super Bowl recipes to make in a few weeks. While I love good ole fashioned buffalo wings and potato skins, there’s something about those bacon wrapped lil smokies that’s calling my name.
Haven’t decided where you’re watching the Super Bowl yet?
This year, grab your friends and watch the big game from the comfort and privacy of your spacious Outer Banks vacation home! From homes with media and theater rooms with big screen televisions to recreation rooms with pool tables and ping pong, we’ve got the perfect location for your Super Bowl party.