tailgating game day foods go hand in hand. These quick, delicious, and easy ideas will win over your crowd, every time.
From appetizers to mains, finger foods, snacks, and yes,
of course, treats. It’s an easy game day foods menu of ideas!
A cool Blue Cheese Dip balances these spicy wings.
"A quick and easy dip to throw together for game day weekend! This Philly cheese steak dip comes together in a flash and serves a crowd!"
"Tailgate Tip: Prepare sandwiches the day before the game. Place in zip-top plastic freezer bags, and refrigerate overnight."
"Slice tops from 16 (1-oz.) hearty round dinner rolls, and then let guests hollow out centers and spoon chili into them."
"BBQ Chicken Bites brushed with buttery parmesan and ranch seasoning, hot from the oven and ready for dipping and devouring on game day!"
"This hearty fruit, bean, and pepper salad will satisfy your sweet and spicy cravings."
15 Minute Pizza Bombs are the quick and easy DIY hot pocket pizzas families love.
Pair your cookout burgers or grilled chicken with this summer veggie medley.
These cheesy Easy Meatball Sliders are an easy game day appetizer recipe that the whole family will love!
"The easiest two ingredient pigs in a blanket you will ever make – perfect for game day or as an after-school snack!"
"Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs, a savory and sweet BBQ favorite, is an easy go-to dinner idea everyone will love, all season long."
"Easy and super cheesy Individual Queso Dip Party Cups are the perfect appetizer for your game day festivities or any fun party!"
A staple at any football party is buffalo chicken. This impossibly easy recipe encases it in pancake batter and baked in muffin tins. Win!
Oven "fried" pickles for fun game-day treats!
"In this recipe, we use some of our favorite toppings, but you can remix it to suit your tastes. Serve the sub with a few sides (potato salad, veggie chips and pickles should do the trick) and you’ll be sure to get the party started."
"Individual Seven-Layer Dips are individually portioned Mexican appetizer dips perfect for parties, BBQs, potlucks, and get togethers. These are definitely a memorable appetizer that will have people raving. Unlike the traditional 7-layer bean dip, there’s no double dipping here!"
So quick and easy, you'll make it for all your game days!
"Keep your game day party easy by making this tasty dip ahead of time.”
“Fun (tick). Fast and easy (double tick). “Can’t stop eating it” delish. (triple tick). Oh, did I mention you can make ahead? I have 2 of these in the freezer!”
You won't believe how easy these are with store-bought pizza dough!
“Time out! Go leaner and make a substitution— 1 1/2 cups egg substitute for eggs and reduced-fat pork sausage for sausage.”
Is there anything better on game day than maple and bacon?
“Perfect for chilly games later in the season, this savory stew keeps warm in thermoses until you are ready to chow down before the game.”
“Perfect as a bowl-game party bite, you can also serve this recipe in slider buns with your favorite sandwich toppings.”
Easy and incredibly delicious for tailgating or game days with this slow cooker favorite.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate -- and perfect pairing for tailgating season!
Adding fall flavor to game day with these easy cookies!