Our Top 10 Most-Popular Game Day Recipes

Count down through the big game eats Food Network fans love best!

February 03, 2022

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No. 10: Cocoa Brownies

If you’re in charge of game-day snacks then you already know that only the best will do when you’re feeding a houseful of hungry fans. So we’ve rounded up our top 10 picks: winning recipes that are sure to please every fan. You’ll find a range of options from chili to nachos and everything in between — including sweets, like these fudgy brownies. They’re a breeze to whip up and sure to satisfy, so it’s no surprise they landed the #10 spot on our list of most-popular recipes!

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No. 9: Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Load up on a delicious helping of Trisha’s mac and cheese. This creamy dish is so easy to make — just pop it into your slow cooker and serve when warm!

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No. 8: Comfort Meatballs

Hearty meatballs are guaranteed to satisfy friends and family on game day. You can prep and refrigerate these the day before so that all you have to do on the big day is cook them. Add toothpicks to each when they come out of the oven, which will make them easier to serve.

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No. 7: Super Nachos

It wouldn’t be game day without a plateful of nachos! Rachael goes the extra mile with pico de gallo, cheese sauce and a beef-and-bean topping.

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No. 6: Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Try your favorite side dish — in the form of a soup! Top each bowl with sour cream, bacon bits, grated cheese and chives for the full, delicious effect.

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No. 5: Texas Oven-Roasted Beef Brisket

Feed a crowd with this amazing, flavor-packed brisket. You need to cook for at least 3 hours to achieve a tender piece of meat, so be sure to plan ahead.

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No. 4: White Bean and Chicken Chili

Looking for a tasty twist on a game-day classic? Try this chili that swaps the beef for chicken — and the tomato base for chicken stock. It features all of the smoky, spiced flavor you'd expect from a chili though, thanks to cumin, chile powder and red pepper flakes.

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No. 3: Homemade Soft Pretzels

There's only one way to get the perfect crust on homemade soft pretzels: give them a dip in boiling water before baking, like bagels.

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No. 2: Bacon Cheeseburger Garbage Bread

No one really needs a new reason to eat a bacon cheeseburger — but we've got one that will send you speeding into your kitchen. With all the fixings rolled up into dough and baked, you've got the classic flavors in an irresistible new package that makes it easy and fun to share with your friends. Don't forget the special sauce!

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No. 1: Pizza Dough

When it comes to game day grub, you've got to have pizza. And, if you're a fan of a pie with a crisp, chewy crust then you need Bobby's pizza dough recipe. He uses bread flour for just the right texture, making this recipe a winner any day of the week!

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