Super Bowl Snacks

Make this the best Super Bowl ever, with winning Super Bowl snack and finger food recipes for chicken wings, potato skins and much more.
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Triple Pork Sliders

Top ground pork and sausage burgers with bacon, lettuce, tomato and a smoky mayonnaise.

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Pizza Dip, 3 Ways

Take one classic dip and customize it with your favorite pizza toppings — think pepperoni, artichokes, mushrooms, olives and ricotta. Warm mozzarella sticks make easy dippers.

Get the Recipe: Pizza Dip Three Ways

Oven-Fried Onion Rings

Jeff's panko-coated onion rings are perfectly crisp but without the grease of the typical fried iteration. For smoky flavor, add a bit of smoked paprika to the flour mixture.

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Alton's Homemade Soft Pretzels

Alton's secret to perfect homemade pretzels is to boil them before baking, like bagels.

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Alton's Buffalo Wings

Alton's wings are baked, not fried, so they're easier to make but just as tasty as the original.

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Layered Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cool crunchy vegetables, tangy blue cheese and even bacon (why not?) add a layer of texture of a creamy, cheesy, comforting dip.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

This dish is everything you about those classic, zesty wings — but dippable! Chopped carrot and celery sprinkled on top of the dip adds freshness and crunch.

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Giant Cheese-Stuffed Cracker

Forget the cheese plate: Cut this giant cheese-and-cracker sandwich into wedges for a crumbly, creamy and tangy appetizer that you can nibble on its own or use as a spread for fresh vegetables.

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Spicy Cheddar Cheese Football

Jeff Mauro turns a cheese ball into a football with a nut and cranberry topping. Draw football laces with Sriracha for an extra kick.

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Giada's Pizza Pockets

Use store-bought pizza crust to make Giada De Laurentiis' cute little pizza pockets.

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Lightened-Up Slow-Cooker Chicken Buffalo Dip

Buffalo chicken party dip usually comes with bragging rights for an indulgent amount of fat. This slow-cooker version is full of the same big flavors, but with fewer calories and less fat.

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Breakfast Cinnamon Roll Pigs in Blankets

This sweet version of the classic savory appetizer is just as addicting as its cocktail-party cousin. Cinnamon roll dough wraps around breakfast sausage, and a drizzle of icing and maple syrup for dipping make the bundles ideal for a breakfast gathering.

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Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

Sunny Anderson browns chorizo before mixing with cheese, red onion, egg, cream cheese, sour cream and hot sauce. Press into jalapeno halves and bake until bubbly.

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Cheeseburger Nachos

If you can't decide between serving nachos or cheeseburgers at your next party, then don't! Top homemade chips with all the bacony, cheesy and meaty flavors of a great burger.

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Pastrami Football Finger Sandwiches

It's true that good things come in small packages. In this case, mini sandwiches come packed to the max with pickled pepper-studded cheese and smoky pastrami. Tie them up with laces made of cheese, and you've got yourself a winner for your game-day party.

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Soft Pretzels

Warm water, butter, brown sugar, yeast, flour and baking soda are all that's needed to make this quintessential stadium snack at home from scratch. Once fried, sprinkle the pretzels with salt, bake until golden brown and serve the traditional way — with some tangy Dijon mustard.

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Shrimp Spring Rolls

Everyone loves these crunchy, delicate spring rolls. The sweet-and-spicy sauce can be used for other fried goodies, like shrimp or chicken tenders.

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Jamaican Meat Pie Footballs

What better way to celebrate the big game than with a spicy meat-filled patty shaped like a football? Nothing is wasted here — even the puff pastry scraps are used to make laces.

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Kids Can Make: Pull-Apart Pizza Bread

Kids and adults will have fun making and eating this finger-friendly pizza bread. For big and little kids: Let them help measure, roll and assemble the bread right in the pan.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Pull-Apart Pizza Bread

Lasagna Cupcakes

With a flaky wonton crust, these lasagna bites may look delicate, but they've got enough hearty meat sauce and satisfying ricotta to power any Super Bowl extravaganza. A nonstick cupcake pan will come in handy for creating the perfect shape.

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Party Sausage Pizza Rolls

This recipe goes overtime on flavor with all the tasty elements of a slice of sausage pizza rolled into a hand-held party treat — and more zesty sauce on the sidelines for dipping.

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Kids Can Make: Mac 'n' Cheese Bites

Miniaturize this kids' favorite meal into party-sized poppers. For big and little kids: Let them help measure the ingredients, stir them together and fill the muffin liners. You can make the snacks a day in advance, and warm them up at 350 degrees F for about 5 minutes.

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Giant Pig-in-a-Blanket

This slice-and-serve pig-in-a-blanket is gigantic indeed. Stuffed with breakfast sausage and ham and rolled in crescent dough, it's great for game day or even breakfast.

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Big Game Pizza Ball

This is completely gratuitous, but completely tasty. This is a slightly more elegant way to get your pizza fix while you yell at the TV.

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Rachael's Chorizo and Shrimp Quesadillas with Smoky Guacamole

For a simple finger food, try Rachael's quick and easy quesadillas.

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Rachael's Lucky 7 Layer Dip

Jarred salsas and canned beans take the work out of this amazing 7-layer dip.

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Six Layers and a Chip Dip

This take on party mainstay 7-layer dip is healthier than the original, thanks to homemade refried beans and Greek yogurt topping, but it still packs a powerful punch of flavor.

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Guacamole with Cumin-Dusted Tortilla Chips

Bobby uses a molcajete — the Mexican version of a mortar and pestle — to grind his guac to the perfect consistency. Ditch the bag of chips and pair the spread with these wow-worthy homemade dippers.

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Cheesesteak Empanadas

These flaky empanadas are filled with all the fixins of Philly's famous cheesesteaks. A spicy cheese sauce for dipping on the side is the winning touch.

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Chicken-Ham Croquettes

Serve these meaty croquettes with some sweet and zesty honey mustard for an irresistible Super Bowl snack. For added richness, soak the ham in whole milk for an hour before preparing the meat mixture.

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Cheeseburger Dip

Eddie Jackson's hearty dip is such a perfect cheesy, meaty app — your friends will fight for the seat next to it.

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A Super Bowl for the Big Game

Short on serving dishes? Coat snack mix with fluffy egg whites, form the shape of a bowl and bake until brown. Use it to serve up snacks, then snack on the serving dish!

Get the Recipe: Super Bowl

French Onion Dip

Caramelized onions give this creamy dip an extra-rich flavor.

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Salad on a Stick

The best way to make salad macho? Serve it up on a stick, alongside a big bowl of your favorite blue cheese dressing — no forks required.

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Alton Brown's Buffalo Wings

Alton’s Buffalo wings keep it simple and tasty with a classic combination of butter, garlic and hot sauce.

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Almost-Famous Green Bean Fries

Instead of reaching for a regular old potato fry, try these crispy Almost-Famous Green Bean Fries with a kicky ranch dip full of horseradish, wasabi and cooling chopped cucumber.

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Taco Salad Bites

Take everything you love about your favorite taco salad — zesty ground beef, smooth sour cream and, of course, a crunchy tortilla shell — and make these irresistible bite-size apps.

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Guy's Tequila-Lime Wings

Guy Fieri coats wings with an off-the-hook sauce of lime, tequila, agave, cumin and adobo, adding chopped cilantro before serving for a final, fresh touch.

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Bobby Flay's Hot Wings With Blue Cheese-Yogurt Sauce

Tossed in a glaze of ancho chili powder, vinegar, chipotle, New Mexico chilies, mustard and honey, Bobby’s wings are out of this world. A creamy yogurt and blue cheese dip and jicama sticks make for a cooling counterpart.

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Poblano Stuffed With Chorizo, Shrimp and Rice

Guy bakes his poblanos and then stuffs them with a mixture of rice, chorizo, peppers, jalapeno, onions, garlic and shrimp.

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Tyler's Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Be sure to pat dry your wings for a perfect, crispy skin; Tyler bakes his and then tosses them with a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce.

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Tyler's Guacamole

Tyler Florence adds a little heat to his guac with sliced serrano chiles.

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Fried Buffalo Wings With Blue Cheese Dip

Fry wings in batches until cooked through and deep golden brown before serving with a blue cheese dip.

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Baked Buffalo Wings With Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip

Use nonfat Greek yogurt as the base for a lighter dip for these wings.

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Chile-Rubbed Wings

These fiery wings can be made in three different levels of heat: hot, hotter and hottest.

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Guy's Pepperoni Pretzels

Follow Guy's lead and make homemade pretzels the star of your football-watching get-together.

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Hot Artichoke-Spinach Dip

This lighter version of artichoke and spinach dip uses low-fat mozzarella cheese and Neufchatel cream cheese.

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Antipasto Platter

There is little that's more impressive than a perfect antipasto platter to start a party — it takes watching the game to a whole new level.

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Mayo

Tyler's appetizer may look fancy but it is super easy to make.

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Spicy Guacamole with Mango

Marcela kicks up creamy avocado with serrano or jalapeno chile peppers then complements the heat with a diced mango and lime juice.

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Why? Because if you can make your own guilty pleasures there should be no guilt involved!

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Potato Pinchos

Spanish tapas bars typically serve pinchos, bite-size snacks held together with toothpicks (pincho means "spike" in Spanish). These come together in just 10 minutes.

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Sausage

Tyler makes a sausage stuffing with raisins, olives, pine nuts, parsley and garlic to fill large white mushrooms.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Get all the flavors of Buffalo chicken wings, in a dip. Mix shredded chicken, hot sauce, celery seeds and cream cheese and bake until bubbly.

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Jalapeno Hushpuppies

Trisha Yearwood adds diced jalapeno peppers to the batter for her spicy hushpuppies. Go one step further and serve these bites with hot sauce.

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Grilled Shrimp with Orange-Habanero Mojo

Grill skewered shrimp in garlic and oil and then serve with a sauce made from orange juice, olive oil, pickled habaneros, garlic, cilantro and mustard.

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Buffalo Chicken Subs

You'll need a 36-inch loaf of soft French or Italian bread to make Jeff Mauro's sandwich that will feed a crowd.

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Spicy Cornbread Muffins

Poblano and Fresno chile peppers bring a kick of heat to these cornbread muffins. The Neelys recommend cutting around the seeds; the muffins will be hot enough without them.

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Cheesy Onion Artichoke Dip

Use light mayonnaise and part-skim mozzarella in this cheesy dip so you can indulge on game day, guilt-free.

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7-Layer Greek Meze Dip

Take all of the elements of a traditional meze spread and prepare them as an easy-to-scoop dip. Layer classic Mediterranean ingredients like crumbled feta, fresh vegetables, tzatziki and hummus.

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7-Layer Deviled Egg Dip

Prepare a creamy egg salad mixture with sour cream, dill and whole-grain mustard before layering it with corn relish, paprika dressing, pimiento cheese and more.

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7-Layer Thai Chicken Dip

A peanut sauce made with ginger, Sriracha and honey gives a spicy kick to this Thai-inspired dip that gets nice crunch from diced cucumbers and fried rice noodles.

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7-Layer Italian Hero Dip

Enjoy all the meaty flavor of an Italian hero by cutting cured meat — salami, soppressata or prosciutto — into strips, then layering it between creamy Italian dressing and provolone cheese.

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Loaded, cheesy nachos are a staple item at any game-day gathering. But should you fry or bake the tortilla chips? Food Network Kitchens doles out tips for perfectly crisp results using either method.

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Sweet-and-Sour Pork Sliders

Moist pork tenderloin is topped with an Asian-inspired sauce and crunchy homemade slaw, then sandwiched inside a sweet Hawaiian bun. Orange juice adds tang, while soy sauce adds a nice salty kick to the tenderloin marinade. 

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted veggies are blended with lemon juice and tahini in this spreadable Mediterranean sampler. Make extra to dollop inside turkey or vegetarian wraps.

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Beer-Battered Cremini Mushrooms

Fluffy on the outside and meaty on the inside, these mushrooms are sure to be a hit, especially when served with Giada's lemon-mustard mayo.   

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Sweet Potato Strings with Beet Ketchup

If you like super-crunchy fries, you'll love these sweet potato ones dipped in a gourmet sauce. A blend of beets and olive oil plus a few unexpected ingredients like allspice and ginger turn a classic ketchup into something special.

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Six-Foot Nachos

Forget the 6-foot sub and make your hungry game-day crowd these colorful nachos instead. 

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Taco Dip

This version of a game-day favorite is super-simple to make. Make the beef-and-bean mixture a day ahead, then just reheat and top.

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Queso Dip

This crowd-pleasing cheese dip is ultra-simple to make and easy to upgrade with toppings.

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Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles

Giada's party-ready snack is a savory twist on a typically sweet treat. Instead of chocolate or coconut, these truffles rely on sharp cheese, smoky bacon and crunchy pretzels. 

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Caramelized Onion Dip

Trisha's version on this classic gets extra depth from carefully cooked onions, vinegar and (if you like) a few dashes of hot sauce.

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Jalapeno-Stuffed Curly Dogs

Giant-sized pigs in blankets get a jalapeno kick in Trisha's kitchen.

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Kim's Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Serve Trisha's Southern take on bean dip in a slow cooker to keep it warm.

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Pistachio Cheese Dip

Toasted pistachios are a hearty surprise in Trisha's take on a cheesy dip.

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Make-Ahead Sandwich Rolls

Serving Ree Drummond's roll-ups with mayo and mustard on the side means you can make them in the morning and they still won't be soggy at game time.

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Hot Corn Chile Dip

Make Ree's cheesy, party-ready dip ahead, and reheat it when you're ready, so fellow football fans can dive in during the big game without a big fuss in the kitchen.

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Neelys' Pigs in a Blanket

Wrap mini hot dogs in crescent dough and top with poppy seeds or sesame seeds. Serve these bite-size appetizers with a tangy dipping sauce.

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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Soy sauce, smoky bacon and sweet brown sugar dress up water chestnuts for a festive party appetizer. The crunchy centers are a great counter to the crisp, meaty bacon and the sticky-sweet glaze.

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Chili Cheese Dip

This festive cheese dip is a classic appetizer for game day or a tailgate, but is equally welcome during a night in with friends.

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Cheesy Chicken Empanadas

The Neelys' cheese- and chicken-filled empanadas start with refrigerated pie dough to save on prep time.

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Tyler's Grilled Beef Satay

Spicy beef skewers make great party food.

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Spicy Papaya Guacamole

Try adding some diced papaya to your guacamole for a fun addition. The creamy and sweet papaya pairs perfectly with smooth avocado and spicy habanero chiles.

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Biscuit-Wrapped Fried Chicken

This easy version of chicken and waffles uses hot sauce in the marinade for a kick of spice.

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French Toast Pigs in a Blanket

Breakfast sausage links and a maple syrup dipping sauce make this recipe a fun breakfast alternative.

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Mini Chorizo Corn Dogs

Chorizo sausages and cornmeal come together for a bite-size party.

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Reuben Pigs in Blankets

A touch of sauerkraut is all you need to give these beef cocktail franks great flavor.

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Pizza Pigs in a Blanket

Refrigerated pizza dough is the key to these Italian sausage dogs dipped in marinara and topped with Parmesan.

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Lettuce Wraps

These super-colorful Asian-inspired wraps are the perfect appetizers for a crowd.

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