7 Sweet & Savory Basketball Treats to Eat During March Madness

You've carefully crafted the ultimate bracket, now it's time to whip up some snacks and let the games begin. And if you're going to watch live basketball, why not eat some basketballs too? Our collection of ball-shaped bites is bound to blow your mind.

Basketball Peanut Butter Cups

Scoring points is hard work, but thankfully making these hoops-inspired peanut butter cups is a breeze. With an assist from packaged candies, all you have to do is add the orange design for an easy alley-oop.

Basketball Queso

With this spiced-up, chorizo'd-out queso dip, make sure you grab a fresh chip every time. Everybody knows that a double dipple is a major party penalty.

Buffalo Potato Basketballs

If basketball is your favorite sport because you like the way they dribble up and down the court, you're going to love these basketball croquettes. Ok, you can't dribble them, but you can crack them open to discover the magical buffalo chicken and mashed potato interior.

Beefy Basketball Empanadas

Everybody get up, it's time to slam now... slam these empanadas into chimichurri sauce, that is. Whoop, there it is! Spiced beef with potatoes and onions in a flaky crust. Wave your hands in the air if you want seconds.

Cheesy Basketball Meatloaves

Swoosh... Position your basketball meatloaf inside of a bell pepper hoop and decorate with black olive tapenade. Nothing but net!

Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake Basketball

Slam-dunk your graham cracker (or any other sweet cookie) into this ball-shaped cheesecake. This popsicle-inspired dessert will hit the spot for chocoholics and fruit-lovers alike.

Basketball Popcorn Balls

Give your popcorn balls a hint of orange by using candy corn—or pick other candies to match the colors of your favorite team.