Can’t decide between nachos and buffalo wings? Take a tip from Mom Christy of The Girl Who Ate Everything and combine the two for an unforgettable Super Bowl treat! Made with Cool Ranch Doritos, shredded chicken, and Frank’s Hot Sauce, these nachos are piled high with cheddar cheese, celery, and blue cheese for a complete kitchen touchdown. Learn more by visiting the full post.
Mom Kathy of Cooking on the Side shares this adorable recipe for making Cocoa Rice Krispies football treats — and this is one Super Bowl sweet that’s sure to score you some major points with both the young and old football fans in your home! Kathy notes that though this treat is well worth the mess, you should be prepared for plenty of sticky as the binding ingredients consist of peanut butter, melted marshmallow, and butter. Visit the full post for the complete directions when getting started.
Hoping to really knock their socks off with this year's Super Bowl dip? Consider whipping up this delicious bacon double-cheeseburger dip featured on Sugar and Spice. Mom Amy not only admits that this recipe was a giant hit at last year’s Super Bowl party and that it was gobbled up in no time by guests, but that it was also the first dish to go… If that’s not indication enough of a perfect pick, we’re not sure what is! Check out the full post for a link to the recipe and walkthrough.
If you’re hoping to add a sweet victory to this year’s Super Bowl spread, be sure to check out Beantown Baker’s recipe for the ultimate whoopie pies (and really, she’s not kidding about the ultimate part!). Made with chocolate cake, toasted marshmallow frosting, and salted caramel sauce, Jen says that these sweet little guys are easy to assemble, and that they can be made in a variety of sizes, with a variety of cake and frosting combinations. See Jen’s full post for tips and tricks on getting started.
If your family loves onion rings, consider checking out Zoom Yummy for Petra’s go-to recipe for homemade oven-fried onion rings. Getting their crunch from crushed Kettle potato chips, these sweet and crispy bite-sized snacks are sure to be a crowd-pleaser during this year’s big game, whether they’re served up with a zippy chipotle sauce, or a simple side of ketchup.
Talk about the perfect Super Bowl pizza! Noted for being one of Babble’s most pinned recipes of all time, this pigskin pie is easy to make from scratch or with a premade pizza. Learn more about making your own winning pizza pies by checking out the full post.
Looking for something both crunchy and sweet for game day? Don’t miss out on Two Peas & Their Pod’s creative recipe for making Twix Caramel Popcorn! Made with chopped up pieces of Twix bars, freshly popped popcorn, and caramel sauce, this sweet snack is a favorite in Maria’s home for both football games and movie nights. She also admits that though it’s incredibly easy to make, the finished product looks downright gourmet!
Fried pickles have become wildly popular in the past couple years and we can’t get enough of Buns in My Oven’s recipe for creating them at home (with a spicy ranch dip included on the side!). Home cook extraordinaire Carly says that these tangy fried snacks are as effortless as can be with an easy batter of flour, milk, pickle juice, and seasoning. And as for her zesty ranch — simply add a couple teaspoons of Frank’s Hot Sauce for a little extra kick of spice and flavor.
These mini corn dog muffins featured on Iowa Girl Eats have got to be some of the cutest corn dogs we’ve ever seen — and faithful Iowan foodie Kristin says they taste just like the real state fair fare! Both sweet and savory, these mini bites are made in muffin tins with cornbread muffin batter and America’s favorite dogs, Hebrew Nationals. Be sure to check out the rest of Kristin’s post for the full scoop!
Speaking of tasty bites… These DIY pizza rolls served up on Stick a Fork in It put the average pizza bites found in the freezer section to complete shame! Made in a similar fashion as pinwheel sugar cookies, these pizza rolls are assembled as a usual pizza and then rolled up into a log to be sliced into mini rolls. Just like homemade pizza, the options for toppings are truly endless!
In need of a quick treat for your living room full of football fans? Don’t miss out on these gorgeous chocolate-covered strawberry footballs featured on Domestic Fits! To get started on your own, you’ll only need to have three ingredients on hand: fresh strawberries, dark chocolate chips, and white chocolate chips. Quick, easy, and a perfect pleaser for all of the sporty sweettooths in your home! Learn more about Jackie’s process by visiting the full post.
The Comfort of Cooking shares this clever recipe for making the perfect game day finger food — ham and cheese pretzel bites. Food blogger Georgia says that her husband and his friend could not stop coming back for more! Made using soft pretzel dough with shredded cheddar and chopped ham wrapped inside, these pretzel bites are easy to make and pair perfectly with a tangy Dijon mustard. And if you’re not in the mood for ham, no worries — these savory little nibbles can be tailored to your taste buds with a wide variety of ingredients!