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Top 9 Game Day Recipes

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Looking for a game day treat for the Super Bowl, or any tailgate, try these delicious and easy-to-make treats that will be sure to please your guests!


The game day of all game days is just around the corner, the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl has become one of the grandest social events in American culture, combining America’s love for football with game day recipes that fill your tummy with joy. Many watch the game, rooting for their favorite team, while others are there just for the commercials or the food. It is an occasion to indulge along side friends and family. To help you “kickoff” the game right, we have put together some of our favorite game day recipes to feed everyone from your family to the entire neighborhood. Make one or make them all, but whatever you choose, your game day event will sure to be a hit with these game day recipes!

See a full list of gameday and appetizer recipes here!

Slow Cooker Meatball Subs with Parmesan White Cheddar Queso

These hearty subs are made with meatballs that are slow-cooked to perfection and then smothered in a homemade queso sauce made with Parmesan and white cheddar cheese. It’s a filling dish that’s perfect for feeding a hungry crowd.

Find the recipe here.

Baked Ricotta Cheese Dip with Garlic and Thyme

This simple and elegant dip combines creamy ricotta cheese with the aromatic flavors of garlic and thyme, baked until bubbly and golden. It’s a sophisticated yet easy-to-make appetizer that’s sure to impress.

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Spicy Pigs in a Blanket with Homemade Ranch Dressing

A spicy upgrade to the traditional pigs in a blanket, these bite-sized treats are wrapped in crescent dough. They are seasoned with a blend of chipotle chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper, and then served with a side of homemade ranch dressing.

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Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Dip

Inspired by the classic French onion soup, this dip is a crowd-pleaser with its caramelized onions, melted Gruyere cheese, and beefy undertones. It is all slow-cooked to a delicious creaminess that’s perfect for dipping with chips or crostini.

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Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Pretzel Bites with Homemade Blue Cheese

These bites are a game day masterpiece, combining the spicy kick of buffalo chicken stuffed inside a soft pretzel dough. Then, they are baked until golden and served with a creamy homemade blue cheese dressing.

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Bean and Cheese Quesadillas with Beef Queso

Perfect for a hands-on meal, these quesadillas are filled with a savory black bean mixture and melted sharp cheddar cheese, complemented by a warm, beefy queso dip that’s perfect for dunking.

Find the recipe here.

Baked Roast Beef and Brie Sliders with Caramelized Onions

Sliders are a game day staple. These sliders combine thinly sliced roast beef and creamy brie with the sweet addition of caramelized onions. Then, they are all baked together on slider buns for a melty, indulgent treat.

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Bacon Goat Cheese Burgers with Honey and Arugula

These burgers are a gourmet take on a classic game day favorite. They feature a juicy beef patty topped with crispy bacon, tangy goat cheese, a drizzle of honey, and peppery arugula for a symphony of flavors.

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Crispy Asiago Caesar Chicken Wings

Marrying the flavors of Asiago cheese and Caesar dressing, these wings are coated with cajun seasoning and cornstarch. Then, they are baked to crispy perfection, which makes them a flavorful and slightly healthier alternative to fried wings.

Find the recipe here.

Each recipe provides a mix of flavors and textures, from spicy and cheesy to savory and sweet, ensuring your game day menu will be diverse and exciting. Enjoy preparing these for a game day full of fun and delicious food!

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I’m a blogger and web developer from the beautiful state of Oklahoma, where my loving husband, two adorable kids, and two mischievous dogs keep me on my toes 24/7. My idea of heaven includes endless summer days, getting lost in a good book, and whipping up some delicious homemade bread.


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