41 Recipes To Make For Game Day And Beyond (Because Super Bowl Sunday Is Only As Good As The Snacks) (2024)

From crispy air fried mozzarella sticks to quick Instant Pot chili, these recipes are the real game day winners.

There are two types of people: those who watch the Super Bowl for the game and those who come for the food. If you fall in the second camp, then you're in luck. Here are a bunch of creative and seriously tasty recipes for your game day get together. Make them on Super Bowl Sunday or any time you're hosting a crowd.

Dine Dream Discover / Via dinedreamdiscover.com

These cheesy, snackable meatball bites start with store-bought crescent roll dough, which means less work for you in the kitchen.

Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Meatball Bites

Old House To New Home / Via oldhousetonewhome.net

Baked in mini muffin tins, these mac 'n' cheese bites are a game day must-have. If you're feeling fancy, try adding an additional cheese like Gruyère or gouda.

Recipe: Mini Macaroni and Cheese Bites

House of Nash Eats / Via houseofnasheats.com

Despite the crispy exterior, there's no oil required for these homemade air fryer mozzarella sticks. Just don't forget the marinara sauce.

Recipe: Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

4. Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

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Julie's Eats and Treats / Via julieseatsandtreats.com

Parmesan butter-brushed buns get stuffed with mozzarella, pizza sauce, and pepperoni. Of course, you could easily make these vegetarian or switch up the pizza toppings.

Recipe:Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

JZ Eats / Via jz-eats.com

It's hard to believe that you can achieve wings this crispy without any deep frying. It's all thanks to your handy dandy air fryer.

Recipe: Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings

6. Shrimp Quesadillas

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Gimme Delicious / Via gimmedelicious.com

Serve with guac, pico de gallo, and sour cream for good measure.

Recipe:Shrimp Quesadillas

7. Instant Pot Taco Chili

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Chelsea's Messy Apron / Via chelseasmessyapron.com

This easy, dump and cook chili recipe calls for ground beef but you can always use turkey or chicken. Or leave the meat out all together and double down on the beans and veggies.

Recipe:Instant Pot Taco Chili

8. Kings Hawaiian Cuban Sliders

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These buns — built on Kings Hawaiian rolls — are stuffed with ham, pulled pork, mustard sauce, cheese and pickles, then they're baked in the oven until melty and decadent.

Recipe:Cuban Sliders

Amanda's Cookin / Via amandascookin.com

These are sort of a big dill. See what I did there?

Recipe: Air Fried Pickles

Southern Parm / Via southernparm.com

Whether or not you choose to make the tortilla chips from scratch, you can rest assured that this party dip will be a crowd favorite.

Recipe: 30-Minute Spinach Artichoke Dip With Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Interest / Via homemadeinterest.com

Grab a pack of wonton wrappers and fill them with creamy, cheesy, buffalo chicken dip. Pop them into mini muffin tins and bake until golden.

Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Cups

13. Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

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The Cookie Rookie / Via thecookierookie.com

Freeze spoonfuls of classic buffalo chicken dip until it's firm and manageable. Then, dredge the dip in egg, flour, and breadcrumbs and fry to crispy, golden perfection.

Recipe:Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

14. 5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

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Foodie Crush / Via foodiecrush.com

These homemade taquitos may seem difficult to make, but in reality they call for just five ingredients: shredded chicken,chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, cheese, tortillas, and canola oil. Serve them with any and all of your favorite toppings.

Recipe:5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

If you need a break from the fried food, party dips, and sliders, these veggie-packed antipasto skewers are just what the doctor ordered.

Recipe: Antipasto Tortellini Skewers with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

16. BLT Party Dip

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The Cozy Cook / Via thecozycook.com

All the flavors of the classic sandwich in one creamy, cheesy, salty, crunchy dip. Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips, or even crudités.

Recipe:BLT Party Dip

17. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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The Girl on Bloor / Via thegirlonbloor.com

The recipe calls for aged cheddar, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms and arugula, but of course, you can swap in any of your favorite ingredients. There's no bad way to eat mini grilled cheese.

Recipe:Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

18. Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos

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A Wicked Whisk / Via awickedwhisk.com

These loaded nachos are topped with ground beef and all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings: olives, pickled onions, cheese, cilantro, and the works.

Recipe:Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos

19. Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Down Shiftology / Via downshiftology.com

What happens when deviled eggs and creamy guacamole become one? Well, you can easily find out...

Recipe:Avocado Deviled Eggs

20. Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso

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The Cozy Cook / Via thecozycook.com

Make this loaded queso on the stove or in a slow cooker. Best of all, you can even whip it up three days ahead of time so it's ready to serve on game day.

Recipe:Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso

Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons / Via kitchenfunwithmy3sons.com

Individual seven layer dip cups mean you don't have to compete for the perfect scoop.

Recipe: 7-Layer Dip Party Cups

Accidental Happy Baker / Via accidentalhappybaker.com

The star of the show here is the cheesy spread, which is made with cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning, chopped roasted red peppers, pepperoncini, and black olives. It's rich, decadent, tangy, and good enough to eat by the spoonful.

Recipe: Italian Pinwheel Sandwiches

Striped Spatula / Via stripedspatula.com

When it comes to mac 'n' cheese, the combinations are endless. Take, for example, smoked gouda and bacon. This recipe comes together in the Instant Pot, so it's quick, easy, and hassle-free.

Recipe: Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese Four Ways

Damn Delicious / Via damndelicious.net

Pulled pork usually takes hours, but thanks to your Instant Pot it can be ready in about an hour.

Recipe: Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

Tasty Air Fryer Recipes / Via tastyairfryerrecipes.com

Put your air fryer to work on Super Bowl Sunday. These cheesy, bacon-filled jalapeño peppers are a good place to start.

Recipe: Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

Lovely Little Kitchen / Via lovelylittlekitchen.com

Put out all your favorite pizza toppings and let your guests make their own pizza bagels, DIY style.

Recipe: Homemade Mini Pizza Bagels

Dash of Mandi / Via dashofmandi.com

Once you make pigs in a blanket from scratch, you'll probably never go back to the frozen kind. These get a little extra oomph from everything but the bagel seasoning.

Recipe: Everything Pigs in a Blanket

Unsophisticook / Via unsophisticook.com

Start with your favorite meatball recipe or grab a pack of the frozen kind. Then pop 'em into the slow cooker with olive oil, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, onions, sugar, and spices. Serve them on sliders, hot dog buns, or just eat them straight by the forkful.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs

Sally's Baking Addiction / Via sallysbakingaddiction.com

Lots of butter, an overdose of marshmallow, a splash of vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt takes these homemade Rice Krispie bars to the next level.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Rice Krispie Treats

Two Peas and Their Pod / Via twopeasandtheirpod.com

These pretzel bites do take a bit of time, but most of it is just waiting around for the dough to rise. Serve them with cheese sauce or your favorite store-bought condiment like honey mustard or ranch dressing.

Recipe: Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites

31. Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce

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Skinny Taste / Via skinnytaste.com

Crunchy on the outside and oh-so creamy when you take a bite, these "fries" might just be the most delicious way to eat avocado.

Recipe:Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce

32. Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

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Averie Cooks / Via averiecooks.com

Reese's pieces give classic chocolate chips a run for their money as the ultimate cookie add-in.

Recipe:Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

33. Air Fryer Fried Oreos

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Recipe Diaries / Via recipe-diaries.com

How do you make an Oreo cookie even more decadent? Wrap it in dough, pop it into the air fryer, and then layer on the confectioner's sugar.

Recipe:Air Fryer Fried Oreos

Sweet and Savory Food / Via sweetandsavoryfood.com

This genius dessert hack is brought to you by your air fryer and store bought pizza dough. Make them your way — stuffed with jelly, coated in cinnamon sugar, or dipped in chocolate frosting.

Recipe: Air Fryer Pizza Dough Donut Holes

35. Homemade Mexican Churros

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Table For Two Blog / Via tablefortwoblog.com

These buttery, doughy, cinnamon-y churros pretty much melt in your mouth. Pro tip: dip them in hot chocolate for the ultimate cold weather treat.

Recipe:Homemade Mexican Churros

Whitney Bond / Via whitneybond.com

You could easily eat this cannoli cream by the spoonful...or better yet, add it to phyllo shells for an easy dessert for a crowd.

Recipe: Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups

37. Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites

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Princess Pinky Girl / Via princesspinkygirl.com

Take some store-bought crescentroll dough and lay on the apple pie filling. Roll 'em up, brush them with butter, and bake until warm and gooey. And of course, a little vanilla ice cream à la mode never hurt anyone.

Recipe:Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites

39. Micheladas

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Chili Pepper Madness / Via chilipeppermadness.com

This Mexican-inspired cocktail— a beer lover's version of the Bloody Mary— is made with light Mexican beer,Clamato juice, lime juice,Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Be warned: It packs a kick.

Recipe:Micheladas

40. Cranberry Orange Whiskey Cocktail

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Crowded Kitchen / Via crowdedkitchen.com

This wintery cocktail may look fancy, but it calls for just a handful of ingredients like whiskey, orange liqueur, orange juice, cranberry juice, and simple syrup or agave.

Recipe:Cranberry Orange Whiskey Cocktail

41. Apple Cider Sangria

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Simply Whisked / Via simplywhisked.com

This seasonal sangria is the ideal blend of sweet and spiced thanks to Brandy, cinnamon, apple, and ginger ale. The recipe calls for Riesling, but you can swap in whatever white wine you like best.

Recipe:Apple Cider Sangria

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    1. Chicken Parmesan Meatball Bites:

      • Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Meatball Bites
      • Source: Dine Dream Discover
    2. Mini Macaroni and Cheese Bites:

      • Recipe: Mini Macaroni and Cheese Bites
      • Source: Old House To New Home
    3. Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks
      • Source: House of Nash Eats
    4. Pepperoni Pizza Sliders:

      • Recipe: Pepperoni Pizza Sliders
      • Source: Julie's Eats and Treats
    5. Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings
      • Source: JZ Eats
    6. Shrimp Quesadillas:

      • Recipe: Shrimp Quesadillas
      • Source: Gimme Delicious
    7. Instant Pot Taco Chili:

      • Recipe: Instant Pot Taco Chili
      • Source: Chelsea's Messy Apron
    8. Kings Hawaiian Cuban Sliders:

      • Recipe: Cuban Sliders
      • Source: thechunkychef.com
    9. Air Fried Pickles:

      • Recipe: Air Fried Pickles
      • Source: Amanda's Cookin
    10. 30-Minute Spinach Artichoke Dip With Homemade Tortilla Chips:

      • Recipe: 30-Minute Spinach Artichoke Dip With Homemade Tortilla Chips
      • Source: Southern Parm
    11. Huevos Rancheros Potato Boats:

      • Recipe: Huevos Rancheros Potato Boats
      • Source: Host The Toast
    12. Buffalo Chicken Cups:

      • Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Cups
      • Source: Homemade Interest
    13. Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites:

      • Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites
      • Source: The Cookie Rookie
    14. 5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos:

      • Recipe: 5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos
      • Source: Foodie Crush
    15. Antipasto Tortellini Skewers with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette:

      • Recipe: Antipasto Tortellini Skewers with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
      • Source: Half Baked Harvest
    16. BLT Party Dip:

      • Recipe: BLT Party Dip
      • Source: The Cozy Cook
    17. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches:

      • Recipe: Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
      • Source: The Girl on Bloor
    18. Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos:

      • Recipe: Loaded Sheet Pan Beef Nachos
      • Source: A Wicked Whisk
    19. Avocado Deviled Eggs:

      • Recipe: Avocado Deviled Eggs
      • Source: Down Shiftology
    20. Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso:

      • Recipe: Slow Cooker Cowboy Queso
      • Source: The Cozy Cook
    21. 7-Layer Dip Party Cups:

      • Recipe: 7-Layer Dip Party Cups
      • Source: Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
    22. Italian Pinwheel Sandwiches:

      • Recipe: Italian Pinwheel Sandwiches
      • Source: Accidental Happy Baker
    23. Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese Four Ways:

      • Recipe: Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese Four Ways
      • Source: Striped Spatula
    24. Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork:

      • Recipe: Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork
      • Source: Damn Delicious
    25. Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers
      • Source: Tasty Air Fryer Recipes
    26. Homemade Mini Pizza Bagels:

      • Recipe: Homemade Mini Pizza Bagels
      • Source: Lovely Little Kitchen
    27. Everything Pigs in a Blanket:

      • Recipe: Everything Pigs in a Blanket
      • Source: Dash of Mandi
    28. Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs:

      • Recipe: Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs
      • Source: Unsophisticook
    29. Sheet Pan Rice Krispie Treats:

      • Recipe: Sheet Pan Rice Krispie Treats
      • Source: Sally's Baking Addiction
    30. Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites:

      • Recipe: Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites
      • Source: Two Peas and Their Pod
    31. Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Avocado Fries With Lime Dipping Sauce
      • Source: Skinny Taste
    32. Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies:

      • Recipe: Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies
      • Source: Averie Cooks
    33. Air Fryer Fried Oreos:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Fried Oreos
      • Source: Recipe Diaries
    34. Air Fryer Pizza Dough Donut Holes:

      • Recipe: Air Fryer Pizza Dough Donut Holes
      • Source: Sweet and Savory Food
    35. Homemade Mexican Churros:

      • Recipe: Homemade Mexican Churros
      • Source: Table For Two Blog
    36. Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups:

      • Recipe: Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups
      • Source: Whitney Bond
    37. Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites:

      • Recipe: Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites
      • Source: Princess Pinky Girl
    38. Three-Ingredient Strawberry Orange Creamsicle Punch:

      • Recipe: Three-Ingredient Strawberry Orange Creamsicle Punch
      • Source: Baking With Mom
    39. Micheladas:

      • Recipe: Micheladas
      • Source: Chili Pepper Madness
    40. Cranberry Orange Whiskey Cocktail:

      • Recipe: Cranberry Orange Whiskey Cocktail
      • Source: Crowded Kitchen
    41. Apple Cider Sangria:

      • Recipe: Apple Cider Sangria
      • Source: Simply Whisked

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