Need some delicious dishes to serve at your next game day gathering? Here are of the best game day recipes you can’t go wrong with.
As I always say, I’m really not much of a sports person. But, if watching the big game means I get to choose from a bunch of small-bite dishes while we’re watching, I’m in.
Here are some of the favorites that I consider to be the best game day recipes sorted by appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.
With no questionable ingredients and being super easy you'll never go back to store-bought microwave popcorn after making your own homemade microwave popcorn.
This crispy pineapple-habanero chicken wings recipe is easy to make with a tip for wings that stay really crispy after being sauced.
Just about everyone loves this Southern Style Deviled Eggs Recipe. It’s always one of the first things to go at any gathering.
Veggies, wings, crackers and more are even more delicious when dipped into this 3 ingredient spicy ranch dipping sauce recipe.
Looking for a game day appetizer recipe that’s different from the same old same old? Check out our delicious chicken parmesan meatballs recipe.
Ranch, bacon, and cheese all in one dip. Enough said!
All the flavor of traditional buffalo wings in one easy to eat cup.
This spicy Asian citrus dipping sauce is the perfect balance of sweet, savory and spicy!
Chicken fried steak made into a party-friendly appetizer. Don't forget the gravy!
A traditional Chex Party Mix with a bit of added flavor.
A delicious 7-layer dip pilled high and topped with seasoned ground beef.
Mushrooms stuffed with sausage, spinach, and cheese.
Take frozen spring rolls to the next level with a tasty homemade dipping sauce.
This real cheese queso dip with sausage recipe has all the creaminess and flavor without the questionable ingredients of pre-made cheese products.
Extra flavorful nachos topped with chunks of chicken.
This honey mustard beer glazed bratwurst recipe is a great way to take your favorite brats to the next level.
This Bratwurst kebabs recipe with potatoes and peppers combines all your favorite summer grilled flavors together.
Whether you’re looking to grill some ribs, smoke a pork butt or cook just about any other cut of pork, this is hands down the best dry rub recipe for pork.
Love beef stroganoff but wish there was a cheaper option? You’ll love this beef stroganoff made with ground beef recipe!
Perfect for easy game day sandwiches.
A nice change from the usual BBQ chicken.
While store-bought mixes are quick and easy, this homemade taco seasoning mix recipe tastes so much better! Plus, you can make a big batch to keep on hand.
A twist on bacon cheeseburgers that everyone will be wanting a big bowl of during the cooler months.
Looking for a cool and refreshing pasta salad this summer? This pasta salad with peas and ham recipe is so good and can even be eaten as a meal!
This creamy macaroni salad has crisp produce that can be found year round.
Take your favorite fries to the next level with these delicious toppings.
Another great potato side dish everyone loves.
This mustard potato salad recipe is a southern staple and must-have at any gathering.
This creamy cucumber salad recipe, also known as gurkensalat in German, is cool, creamy, and oh so refreshing.
This refreshing buttermilk coleslaw recipe makes a great side to ribs and topping on a variety of sandwiches like hot dogs, burgers and pulled pork.
Looking for a new sweet and salty treat recipe to impress your guests during game day? Everyone will love this candied bacon footballs recipe.
A classic ice cream that doesn't even need an ice cream maker.
Combine your love for cheesecake and chocolate stuffed strawberries into one super easy yet impressive recipe.
This delicious Southern Banana Pudding recipe is sure to impress any banana lover.
Cookies are always a popular party choice.
Just put everything in the slow cooker, stir, and let it melt. Then just spoon onto parchment paper and let the candies harden.
Another cookie recipe just about everyone loves.
Because you can have your dip and eat it for dessert, too.
These simple steps will give any store-bought brownie mix extra flavor to taste homemade.
This spice bundt cake with salted caramel glaze recipes makes a dense, slightly spicy cake that’s topped with a delicious sweet caramel glaze that has a nice crunch of sea salt to cut the sweetness. Perfect for a crowd.
A sweet and salty cookie-like dessert without as much work.