Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks

HI everyone, it’s Alex. I am engaged to a serious sports lover who is particularly obsessed with football. While I’d love to say that I, too, share his enthusiasm for the pigskin, I’d be lying (although I do enjoy a good game here and there). The good part about my fiancé’s football fascination is that I really enjoy all of the food that goes along with it… Bring on the nachos and jalapeno poppers! I especially love to cook these not-so-healthy delicacies. Over the years I’ve amassed an arsenal of go-to football-friendly recipes that have won over his sports-loving friends. Since the Super Bowl is this Sunday, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share my stash of man-friendly snacks to serve up come game time. Check them out below and be sure to tell me what you like to indulge in on game day, too!

Chicken Taco Pizza

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
I originally found this recipe on the Whole Foods website and it’s been a must-make ever since. Sometimes I substitute carne asada for the chicken and that always seems to go over really well. Click here for the recipe.

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
These are so good. This recipe is from Blog Chef and it’s just amazing. It’s super easy to make and guys gobble them up. Click here for the recipe.

Jalapeno Popper Dip

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
Don’t get me wrong, I love a classic popper, but this dip is a nice alternative to the fried favorite. I found the recipe on Simply Gourmet and it’s a winner. I like to serve it with classic tortilla chips or sliced up sourdough bread. Click here for the recipe.

Potato Skins

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
What would a Super Bowl party be without these? This Pioneer Woman recipe deserves a touchdown. Click here for the recipe.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
This is always a fan favorite. The recipe is by The Girl Who Ate Everything and it’s downright divine and ridiculously easy to make. Serve with chips or sliced vegetables, like celery. Click here for the recipe.

Corona Cupcakes

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
I substituted the Corona for Blue Moon last year and the results were delicious! So good! Click here for the recipe.

Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites

Good Eats: 7 Must-Serve Super Bowl Snacks
This recipe is from Yummilicious and it’s out-of-this-world. I typically divide the batch and make half sans ham since I don’t eat pork. Either way, they are delicious! Just be sure to give yourself some extra time to make these since you need to make the pretzel dough. Click here for the recipe.

Do you have a favorite football-approved appetizer?

For more of our favorite game day recipes including potato wedges and hot wings, click here!

Xx Alex
Team LC

Photos: Whole Foods, Blog Chef, Simply Gourmet, Pioneer Woman, LaurenConrad.com, Yummilicious
Categories: Alex Gariano, Dine, Good Eats
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  • Sarah Heckle

    Yumm…These totally don’t jive with the bikini body diet, but we all need a splurge day once in a while, right? :)

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  • Melissa Panici

    OMG I’m so hungry now! All of these look so delicious! Thanks for sharing Alex. I’m definately going to make one of these for Super Bowl!

  • Ashley Rizzardo

    My family has a really great recipe for buffalo chicken dip

    http://allthatglitters.co.nr

  • Lauren P.

    So trying the chicken taco pizza! thanks for the suggestions!!! <3

  • Amy Breckenridge

    well i’m a vegetarian so superbowl food is tough for me :) but those corona cupcakes look divine! and i love to make a layer dip (cream cheese, shredded cheese, black beans, salsa, lettuce) to eat with tortilla chips…so delicious!
    xoamy
    http://www.cupcakesncouture.com/2013/01/shopping-list-leather-jackets.html

  • Rachel Trampel

    Jalapeno popper dip?! WOW! That looks so amazing! I’m not sure my plan for the SuperBowl yet, but I will have to make one of these delicious looking dishes!

    http://www.rachelslookbook.com

  • Megan R.

    That pizza looks amazing! My favorite Super Bowl party snack is this chili cheese dip which is a favorite of all my friends every time I make it.

    http://thepreppyplanner.weebly.com/1/post/2013/01/chili-cheese-dip.html

    xo
    Megan – The Preppy Planner

  • Michelle V

    Yum. Here’s one for those watching the carbs. High protein, delicious and CUTE!!! http://theworldaccordingtoeggface.blogspot.com/2009/02/super-bowl-snacks.html

  • Amber

    These all look so good!

    amber

    http://inthemomenttbeauty.blogspot.com/

  • Jordan Bulbrook

    I came across a buffalo chicken dip as well that is healthier and so delicous!

    http://www.skinnytaste.com/2010/02/lighter-buffalo-chicken-dip.html

  • Kylie Miller

    It all looks SO GOOD!! I definitely want to try making some, especially the ham and cheese pretzel bites, yum! Check out my blog: http://thechicstreetblog.blogspot.com/

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  • Miss Diana

    These look sooo delicious! <3 My favourites are Buffalo Chicken Sliders and Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites.

  • Paulina Mo

    OMG drooling!! that jalapeno popper dip looks amazing!

    ~Pau
    my style blog: http://www.lilbitsofchic.com

  • Taanjaa

    It looks good, so american!

    http://tanjaslookbook.blogspot.com/

  • Shellz

    ugggh this makes me soooo hungry lol and that’s not a good thing!

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  • Brenna Gray

    Looks delicious Lauren! Too bad my Patriot’s lost in the Playoff game :(. I was there to witness it too. Boo. I will be watching the Super Bowl either way and will have to try a few of these out!

  • Martin M

    Chicken Taco Pizza is my favorite!!!
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  • Brittany B

    These were all just taken from Pinterest… Original recipes would be more helpful

  • the blooming muse

    Even I come from Cologne, Germany, I am sooo excited to watch the super bowl this evening! I love the recipes. especially the one with the potato skins! <3
    We prepared our super bowl dinner and snacks since two days and it was so much fun!

    Hope you all have a great super bowl time with your friends and some delicious meal and snacks! <3

    Xo Deborah Chloe

  • Regan Tindell

    I’ve made that buffalo chicken dip for so many parties! My boyfriend loves it. Always beggign for me to make it for him!

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