Must-Make Easy Recipes for Game Day! (2024)

No game's complete without some tasty snacks, right? But who wants to spend all the game time in the kitchen? Well ... have your snacks and enjoy the big game, too, with these must-make EASY recipes for game day! With these 18 tasty ideas, there's sure to be a few ... or 18 ... you'll love.

Click on the title of the dish above each photo to get the full recipe. Enjoy!

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Bacon Crack from Lovefoodies

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Whip up a big pan of this bacon crack a few days before the big game to all the prep work is done. Then just put out a plate of the deliciousness to nibble on while you try not to yell at the refs.

3-Ingredient Crescent Sausage Bitesfrom The Kitchen is My Playground


These tasty little bites are always a hit, no matter where I bring them. They're one of my go-to party snacks. Whip them up with three simple ingredients and about 15 minutes in the oven. Bonus ... they taste great both hot straight from the oven and at room temperature, so making them a bit before the game is no problem.

Creamy Dill Pickle Potato Chip Dip from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

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You seriously can't go wrong with a simple potato chip dip ... and this dill pickle version from Hot Eats and Cool Reads looks just divine.

{copycat} Chuy’s Creamy Jalapeño Dip from Who Needs A Cape?

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Hot and spicy deliciousness! Just pair this easy dip with a big bag of chips for some tasty snacking fun.

Pizza Tarts from Life Currents

Jalapeno Pepper Jack Sausage Ballsfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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Spice up those classic sausage balls with Pepper Jack and pickled jalapeno!Jalapeno Pepper Jack Sausage Ballsbring the heat to everyone's favorite little party nibble.

Wings with Angry Sauce from Noshing With The Nolands

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Wow, that angry sauce looks delicious! Bet it will make your mouth anything but angry to gobble it up.

Homemade Loaded Potato Skins from Blessed Beyond Crazy

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Prep the potatoes the day before to make loading up these tasty skins super easy on game day.

Hot Crab Dip from Serena Bakes Simply from Scratch

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Anything that makes a big batch makes game day snacking prep for a crowd just that much easier. This hot crab dip fits the big-batch bill, for sure. Mix it up the night before and bake right before game time for even simpler game day prep.

BBQ Bacon Wrapped Meatballs from Savory Experiments

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Meatballs and bacon in one little bite? Yes, please! Wrap the meatballs the day before, and then just pop them in the oven a little before you're ready to enjoy your snacks.

Cheesy Hot Corn Dipfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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Can you open a can of corn and shred some cheese? Then you can make this super easy, super easy hot corn dip! It can be mixed up the night before if you'd like, too, to make your game day just that much easier.

from The Kitchen is My Playground

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You can cook your own shrimp for this ahead of time, or buy them already cooked for even easier prep. Then just pile the shrimp on some cream cheese with co*cktail sauce, and you've got one very tasty shrimp dip.

from The Kitchen is My Playground

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Three simple ingredients, make-ahead prep, and yummy flavor make these {cute} little salami bites a big hit with preppers and snackers alike.

Cajun Pretzelsfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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Careful ~ these Cajun Pretzels are addictively delicious! Whip up a big batch several days ahead of the big game and you're good to go.

Dill Pickle Bitesfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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Wrap these little roll ups the day before, and just slice into bites at game time. I must admit, these are one of my absolute favorite game day {or anytime} snacks.

Antipasto Platterfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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The best of just-assemble-it game day snacking! Slice up some crusty bread to go alongside, and you're done.

BLT Dipfrom The Kitchen is My Playground

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Don't bother to fry bacon for this creamy BLT dip ... it actually tastes better made with a good old bottle of store-bought bacon bits! So easy.

from The Kitchen is My Playground

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Baked in a mini muffin pan, these little puffs take no time at all to whip up. Serve with some jarred pizza or spaghetti sauce for dipping.

from The Kitchen is My Playground

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Grab some baby dills or pickled okra, deli ham, & flavored cream cheese to whip up a platter of these fun little bites in no time!

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