Are you preparing for a party for the big game? Do you need some easy game day recipe ideas to feed your guests? Here are some easy and tasty options!
Who is ready for the big game day? I happen to love the Super Bowl and having a chance to get together with friends and hang out and watch and cheer and joke.
Honestly, I just relish any opportunity to have a get together. And a party is not a party without some grub!
Having kids has definitely made it harder to get together with friends so I try to jump on any opportunity to do so. Of course, having those kiddos also means I don’t have a lot of time to be making a ton of food.
Thankfully, there are plenty of easy recipes to make for a party- especially if you make sure you are utilizing those awesome kitchen gadgets you already have, like slow cookers, instant pots, and air fryers!
Hosting Tip: Don’t stress yourself out when hosting a party! When guests ask if there is anything they can bring, take them up on the offer! Guests can help make recipes of your choosing, or they can help provide paper goods, drinks, or ice.
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Easy Game Day Recipes
Don't stress about feeding your guests for the big game- choose one (or several) of these easy, and incredibly delicious, recipes to feed the crowd and keep them fueled for all the ups and downs of the game.
Here's another tasty appetizer made with store bought pizza dough that can be easily made in the twenty minutes before guests start arriving. Keep some extra shredded cheese and sliced tomatoes on hand to make more once the first batch is gone.
Rather than slaving away to make dozens and dozens of jalapeno poppers you can get the same incredible flavors in this simple cheese spread. Make it a day ahead, wrap it in plastic wrap and keep it in the fridge for game day!
This Ultimate 7 Layer Dip recipe is a classic staple for game day! It is packed with layers of Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Ground Beef (and/or Beans), Guacamole, Salsa, Cheese, and more! Perfect game day snack!
If you will have any kiddos at your party you will want to have this snack tray on hand. This article on how to make a snack platter on a sheet pan with step by step instructions, video, and FREE printable shopping list! Honestly, many of the adults might enjoy this as well.
This is a good recipe to hand over to a friend offering to help. It has all of your favorite everything bagel flavors in a dip! Made with just 3 simple ingredients, this dip is addicting! Plus this fantastic dip is Keto diet friendly!
This spicy vegan beer chili is made with beans, peppers, tomatoes, and (of course) beer. It’s an easy cold-weather stew that’s perfect for Game Day and makes a perfect campfire chili! It's always nice to have something on hand for those vegan and vegetarian friends but even the meat eaters will love this chili.
These loaded beef nachos are made with simple ingredients and have a whole lot of flavor. It’s a great dish to make for game day parties because it feeds a crowd! Prep all the ingredients ahead of time and have them ready to go right before the party so the chips don't go stale.
They are super crispy and they’re totally kid-approved! Serve them at parties, game night, movie night, or snack time along with your favorite dipping sauce. They are irresistible! And you don't have to tell anyone what they are made of if they ask. You can just smile and tell them to enjoy.
Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip is a flavorful, crowd-pleasing appetizer that’s made entirely in your slow cooker. This cheesy chicken dip is flavored with ranch seasoning and buffalo sauce. Make sure you set up the table near an outlet so you can keep the crock pot on warm during the game.
No party is complete without a few tasty desserts. This sweet cookies and cream cheese ball is the perfect game day dessert. It is full of chocolate goodness and goes with a ton of fun dippers. Grab a bite and enjoy the big football game!
Guacamole is always a hit and this chunky, homemade guacamole recipe is easy, authentic, fresh, and unbelievably, out-of-this-world good with lime, garlic, onion & cilantro mixed in with wonderful avocados.
For all these dips on the list, you'll need to have a few dozen bags of chips on hand (another good task to hand to one of your guests). This addictive Chipotle Corn Salsa is a perfect accompaniment to any Mexican food. Sweet roasted corn makes a perfect pairing with smoky chipotle peppers.