Score big with your guests by serving these Game Day Party Foods. Whether you’re watching football, baseball, or just the kids playing the latest Madden release, these recipes are all champs.
You’ll be a winner, too, because these recipes can all be made in advance. So, if you want to watch the game with your guests, serve them all at once buffet-style.
Or, pace them throughout the game to keep guests full and happy no matter how their team plays.
Game Day Party Food Recipes
1. Muffaletta Sandwich
The famous New Orleans Muffaletta Sandwich sandwich serves 8 hungry people. Its legendary recipe features a savory olive spread layered with a variety of meats and cheeses.
Don’t worry if you have leftovers — they’re even better the next day.
2. Roast Beef Sandwich Spread
Keep this hearty Roast Beef Sandwich Spread chilled until you’re ready to eat, then serve it open-faced or between slabs of good bread.
This Game Day party food is one that will fill them up!
3. Bacon Cheddar Garlic Crackers
Packed with flavor, these Bacon Cheddar Garlic Crackers are addictively good! If you have a food processor and rolling pin, they’re also easy to make.
Don’t be surprised if your guests gobble them up quickly. Everyone raves about these.
4. Nachos with Homemade Cheese Sauce
Nachos make a great Game Day party food because you can add any toppings you want.
Spread a layer of tortilla chips on a serving platter and top them with sizzling ground beef, grilled chicken, or even shredded crab. Pile it high with chopped scallions, black olives, diced red onion, and tomatoes, then drizzle it all with this velvety homemade cheese sauce.
5. Authentic Guacamole
What goes well with nachos? Guacamole! Authentic guacamole is easy to make.
For health-conscious guests at your Game Day party, serve it with vegetable sticks or cucumber slices. It’s all good.
6. Homemade Pita Chips
Turn store-bought pita rounds into homemade pita chips in minutes. All you need is some good quality olive oil and a few spices that are probably already in your cupboard.
7. Homemade Hummus
Those pita chips need a teammate, so whip up some homemade hummus.
Turn fresh or canned chickpeas into this smooth, spicy dip in minutes with your food processor or blender.
8. Stuffed Potato Skins
Prep these loaded stuffed potato skins ahead of time, then slide them into the oven when your guests arrive at your Game Day party. This recipe features all the melty cheese, smoky bacon, sour cream, and other flavors you love. Go ahead and make extras — they’ll disappear fast!
9. Tex-Mex Cornbread
This Tex-Mex Cornbread for a Crowd contains just the right amount of jalapeno to tackle the shredded cheese and bacon studded throughout the cornbread. It’s naturally gluten-free, too!
10. Homemade Pimento Cheese
It’s not a party at our house without Homemade Pimento Cheese. Scoop it with crackers or chips, or pipe it onto celery sticks.
It’s a Southern Classic!
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