Game Day Recipes

Huddle up! Football season is officially here. And while we love watching our favorite teams (Go Seahawks!) do battle on the gridiron, a game day without the appropriate football food fare is deserving of a bright yellow penalty flag. But never fear. We’re here to make sure your tailgater, big game bashes and Saturday/Sunday sweatpants sessions are laden with end zone edibles worthy of a Top 10 Touchdown Dance.

Our absolute favorite football food is a perfect plate of nachos - so cheesy even a Green Bay fan would approve. And making them is faster than Adrian Peterson and easier than intercepting Tim Tebow (which we all know is cake).

Super Nachos

Game Day Snacks Super Nachos

Another game day staple is a warm, hearty chili. Sure, you can bust out the can opener and reheat some beans -- but why not try something new? We think this Creamy White Chili Recipe is more desirable than Tom Brady’s hair. And what’s a giant bowl of chili without a piece of moist cornbread? Try Grandmother’s Buttermilk Cornbread.

Creamy White Chili Recipe for Game Day

Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Don’t forget a few snacks to satisfy those halftime hankerings. Whip up a batch of Mini Zucchini Pizzas for something lighter to nibble on. Or indulge with a Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip. Are there four better words to put in front of “dip"? We think not. Round out the halftime performance with a plate full of Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites. If you try to drown them in the cheese dip before you eat them, we won’t be mad. 

Game Day Snacks Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Game Day Appetizers Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

Game Day Snacks Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites

And pre-, post-, mid-game, these Football Whoopie Pies are a fun finger food for the kiddos. Okay, who are we kidding? They’re not just for the kids. You can expect a record number of interceptions when you pass them around.

Game Day Treats for Kids Football Whoopie Pies