Are you a Football Fan? For many, the Big Game coming up in February is a HUGE event! They mark it on the calendar with a BIG STAR, invite all of their friends, and make it a BIG DEAL. Even those that aren’t big football fans love the atmosphere of the Big Game football party.  

And what really makes a Fantastic Football Party? (Well, aside from your team winning.) The FOOD, of course!

If you’re hosting a GAME DAY football party this year and want to impress your guests with some amazing football-inspired foods, I’ve compiled this amazing list of recipes from all across the web. These ideas should be more than enough to throw the most amazing Game Day party your friends have ever seen!

Hot & Cold Apps

Start off your party with a spread of delicious hot and cold appetizers! This spread will get you through the pre-game action and can be refreshed throughout the Big Game to keep your guests satisfied (no matter which team is ahead).

Chicken Wings {Rock Recipes}

Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Honey Molasses Barbecue Sauce

First off, chicken wings! Go to any sports bar with your friends and this dish will likely find its way to your table. These can be the heart and soul of any sporting event appetizer spread. But it can be so hard to decide exactly what chicken wing recipe you and your friends will appreciate, so I found this amazing collection of 15 Fantastic Chicken Wings that will surely contain at least one crowd-pleasing recipe.

I particularly think the Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Honey Molasses Barbecue Sauce (pictured above) sounds super tasty!

Fluffy Blue Cheese Dip {Smart School House}

Fluffy Blue Cheese Dip

Blue cheese is a popular dip to accompany things like chicken wings and veggies. This Fluffy Blue Cheese Dip recipe takes a normal blue cheese dressing and turns it into something special. 

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites {The Recipe Critic}

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites

These little bites come with an amazing kick of flavour that your guests will find irresistible. Serve up a whole bunch of these Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites to pick up the spice while cheering on your team.

Buffalo Pickle Chips {Whitney Bond}

Buffalo Pickle Chips

Deep fried pickles are great sports bar food. This recipe uses buffalo spices to help make these Buffalo Pickle Chips even more memorable!

Corn Dog Fritters {Mantitlement}

Corn Dog Fritters

Corn dogs are those classically American foods. Just as American as football. Makes sense to combine the two at your party. These Corn Dog Fritters are a tasty way to do it.

Individual Seven Layer Dips {The Girl Who Ate Everything}

Individual Seven Layer Dips

Seven layer dips (with potentially more or less layers) are another classic Game Day snack. These individual portions make sharing even easier, plus the dip won’t slosh all over any other snacks on your plate!



Main Event

You’ve served up apps to get the game rolling and dips to keep your friends satisfied. Now you’re ready to serve up something big, a main dish that will really fill your guests and keep them happy even if their team isn’t quite doing well.

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks {Inspired Taste}

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks

Cheesy. Buffalo Chicken. Pizza Sticks. Individually, each of those things sound amazing. Put together – you’ve got a winner on your hands! Go grab the recipe for these Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks and be the best party host ever.

Chipotle Honey Chicken and Waffle Sliders {The Pioneer Woman}

Chipotle Honey Chicken and Waffle Sliders

These Chipotle Honey Chicken and Waffle Sliders are a great twist on so many comfort foods. With just a little kick of flavour, your guests will go GaGa (get it?) over this wonderful recipe.

Special Creations

If you want that extra little pizzazz added to your Game Day party, why not include some special themed snacks and desserts? These recipes take your party to the next level by shaping foods after footballs, stadiums, and more!

Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball {Mom on Time Out}

Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball

Cheese balls are popular party foods, and usually so easy to make. This Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball not only looks delicious but also super adorable! A great idea for any football fan.

Peanut Butter Football Dip {Crazy for Crust}

Peanut Butter Football Dip

Here’s another football-shaped dip that will thrill your guests, but with a sweeter spin! Try out this Peanut Butter Football Dip recipe, I doubt you’ll regret it.

Red Velvet Football Cheese Ball {Snap Creativity}

Red Velvet Football Cheese Ball

Proving that people really like dips and cheese balls shaped like footballs, here’s one last one – a Red Velvet Football Cheese Ball!

Soft Pretzel Footballs {Hungry Happenings}

Soft Pretzel Footballs

Pretzels are a classic sports-watching food, so why not make them even better for the Big Game? These don’t look too complicated – go check out these delish Soft Pretzel Footballs!

Football Pizza Pockets {Picture the Recipe}

Football Pizza Pockets

Inviting kids to your party? They’ll love this recipe for Football Pizza Pockets (plus a lot of the sweet recipes below).

Football Field Gelatin {Kraft Recipes}

This Football Field Gelatin is such a cute idea for any Game Day party!

Using lime Jell-O, wow your friends with this adorable Football Field Gelatin. I bet you could easily find those football figurines and decorations at a dollar store or for cheap at a toy store, especially this month! Adorable, quick and easy!

Frozen Footballs {Rust & Sunshine}

Frozen Footballs

Though February can still be quite cold for many of us, why not treat your friends to these adorable Frozen Footballs? Ice cream covered in melted chocolate and decorated with white chocolate…who knew that could be so cute and ingenious! 

Football Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies {Well Plated}

Football Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies

These cuties don’t look too difficult at all! Make your Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies and then use cookie cutters to shape and vanilla frosting to decorate. Love this idea!

Tailgate Football Pennant Cookies {Forrent}

Tailgate Football Pennant Cookies

Aren’t these adorable? And for the Big Game, you can make Pennant Cookies in both team colours (if you’re unbiased) and allow your friends to show where their heart lies. Bake up a whole batch of these and decorate with all sorts of fun phrases to really get the party started!

Double Chocolate Football Cupcakes {The Baker Chick}

Double Chocolate Football Cupcakes

A great dessert or sweet snack, and the frosting doesn’t look like it takes those professional icing skills. These Double Chocolate Football Cupcakes are winners for sure!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs {Domestic Fits}

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs

Another great sweet treat, these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs also don’t look too complicated. You gotta love easy ways to satisfy lots of people, right?

As a bonus, here’s this amazing Reusable Wood Snack Stadium if you want to take your party to an epic level! (And if you have the patience for such a thing.)

How To Make an Epic Reusable Wood Snack Stadium

Check out the full tutorial. If you have the time, it looks well worth it!

I hope you enjoyed seeing all these tasty treats and that your team wins on Super Sunday!


I'm the Cool Mom of 4, Married to the Preacher Man, but at times I'm a little more Sass than Saint!

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