This list of fantastic game day recipes features crowd-pleasing appetizers and snacks like bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers, southwestern egg rolls and white queso dip.
There are plenty of options to keep everyone happy and fed at game time, from savory sandwiches to hearty finger foods.
‘Tis the season for game days along with the biggest game day of the year. Get ready to find the perfect appetizer recipes and begin planning what you’re going to make for the big day. I’ve gathered a list of delicious game day snacks and appetizers for you to choose from. There’s everything from easy sliders to delicious dips to a homemade chex mix that you absolutely have to try.
I have personally selected for this list some of my very favorite appetizers and snacks. This way, you know they will be great! You can’t fail with any of these tasty appetizers because all of them are bursting with bold flavors for game day.
When you are in a dipping mood, try my cool, creamy dips like BLT dip, homemade ranch dip and dill pickle dip. For a hot cheesy dip you can enjoy pizza dip or beer cheese dip.
For finger foods, I love hot appetizers like homemade taquitos, pizza muffins and slow cooker chicken wings. You can also have snacks that eat like a meal such as taco pinwheels, buffalo chicken sliders and taco cups.
Game day wouldn’t be the same without all kinds of appetizers and delicious finger foods. In fact, I believe the party snacks are half of the fun. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say that great recipes for game day are a must. I’ve got the perfect list to get you started. Looking for even more great ideas? Check out my collection of 45 Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes. No party is complete without jello shots, so be sure to also add them to your menu!
30 Fantastic Game Day Recipes
This BLT dip is a creamy ranch dip topped with crispy bacon, romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes and green onions. An easy appetizer option that’s perfect for any party!
These spinach artichoke wontons are filled with a mixture of cream cheese, artichokes, spinach and grated cheese, then wrapped up and deep fried to golden brown perfection. An unexpected party appetizer that’s a unique take on the traditional spinach artichoke dip.
This sweet and savory pineapple salsa is a bright and fresh combination of ripe pineapple, peppers, onions and cilantro, all tossed together and seasoned with lime juice. Pineapple salsa is perfect served as a dip for chips, or a topping for tacos or grilled meats.
These pizza muffins are crescent roll cups filled with pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni, then baked to golden brown perfection. A fun recipe for pizza bites that’s the perfect appetizer, light meal or after school snack!
This creamy dill pickle dip is loaded with chopped pickles, herbs and spices, all blended together and served with a variety of dippers. A fun and unique appetizer that’s perfect for anyone who loves pickles!
These wonton taco cups are the perfect appetizer or fun twist on taco night! Layers of seasoned beef and cheese are baked in layers of wontons in a cupcake pan, then finished off with your favorite taco toppings.
These Cuban sliders are potato buns piled high with meat, cheese and pickles, then brushed with garlic butter and baked to golden brown perfection. The perfect slider sandwich for parties, game day or as an easy dinner option.
These chicken taquitos are stuffed with seasoned shredded chicken and cheese, then baked or fried to crispy perfection. Serve these taquitos with your favorite dipping sauces for a fun party snack or meal!
This homemade ranch dip is full of all of the familiar herbs and spices, but has no preservatives like the store bought version. The homemade ranch powder is easy to make and keeps in the fridge for months!