PART OF Game Day

80 Winning Game Day Dinner Recipes

Don't make a fumble when it comes to your football buffet. From meaty appetizers to sweet desserts, this collection of game-worthy recipes will have you serving-up the whole nine yards in no time.

Pigs in a Blanket

"I made these for our Super Bowl party. They were gone by the first pass through the line."

-Jazz Lover

Baked Potato Skins

"My friends, this recipe is A-plus and two thumbs up! The skins came out absolutely perfect - better than at a restaurant. We served them with store-bought Ranch dressing."


Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

"This is delicious, it is one of my favorite pizzas. It has a great combination of vegetables."


Stuffed Potatoes with Buffalo Chicken

"We enjoyed these immensely. I used a leftover rotisserie chicken and it was easy as the dickens to prepare."

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Pizza Grilled Cheese

"I can't believe I never thought of this before! It is so good, and it's ready in under 5 minutes."

-Lucky Clover

Pastrami Fajitas

"We loved these! Made a lovely change to standard beef fajitas. All the veggies were an added bonus!"


White Chicken Chili

"This chili is a new family favorite. I didn't expect to like this, but even our pickiest of eaters were a fan."

-Chef #1530599

Super Bowl Cheese Football

"This was so much fun to make, and it looked and tasted great! The onion and bell pepper go great with the cheese, and the pecans add a lovely crunch and nutty flavor."


Bacon Explosion

"I make this several times a year for Sunday football gatherings. All of my friends hover around the platter until it's all gone."

-Rhi's Mama

Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

"The dough in this pizza is excellent. It’s the first dough I’ve ever successfully made."


Cheddar Cheese Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

"I loved this dish. Bacon and cheese is a great way to spice up chicken breast."


My Family's Favorite Sloppy Joes

“My family loves these. It's the only recipe I use now!”

-Randi G.

Pepper Popper Sliders

"Biting into your burger and getting peppers, bacon and cheese was so good! The addition of guacamole with the fresh tomato and lettuce was great too, it added another layer of flavor."


Whole Roasted Chicken

"This is a classic roasted chicken recipe. It turned out so juicy."


Swedish Meatballs

"This should be 20 stars! I added a sprinkle of nutmeg and sprinkle of dill to the sauce. First time making Swedish Meatballs and everyone raved about them."

-Carolynn D's

White Pizza

"This was such a lovely change to a normal pizza! I'd never had a white pizza before, but definitely will again because this tasted great!"


Buffalo Chicken Casserole

"This is the best dish ever. I brought it to a potluck last week and it was a huge hit with everyone."


Homemade Bread Bowls

"It's harder than you'd think to find a bread bowl recipe that looks good and stands up to the soup inside while also tasting good. This is the perfect recipe!"

-Bonnie G #2

Cocktail Meatballs

"These were super yummy and filling! They could be a main course for potlucks and parties."

-Bay Laurel

Homemade Onion Rings

"They taste amazing, and the baking powder adds a fluffy crispness that puts all restaurant recipes to shame! Thank you for a great recipe!"


Oven-Crisp Chicken Wings

"These are the best oven wings I have ever made. They're crunchy on the outside and perfect on the inside. Next time I'll pump up the spices and try other flavors."


Chicken in Teriyaki Sauce

"This sauce is a MUST-TRY! It is absolutely the BEST teriyaki sauce I have ever had! I served it on tofu."


Garlic Sauteed Cauliflower

“Super good and easy to do. My husband loved it, and it’s healthy too. Great for a diabetic. A favorite for us!”


Quick & Easy Homemade Pizza

"I've made this twice and got thumbs up all the way around. Two of my kids said this pizza was better than our local favorite pizza place."

-Wild Squirrel

Bloody Mary’s by the Gallon

"I made it for a Super Bowl party, and I ended up having to make an extra gallon because even people that don’t like Bloody Mary’s were drinking this cocktail."


Jambalaya Pot Pies

This comforting Louisiana favorite is transformed into a flavorful appetizer, packed with shrimp, andouille sausage and chicken in a rich Cajun sauce.

Super Bowl Cabernet Cupcakes

"You can't go wrong with wine and chocolate. Adding in the cherries made these cupcakes extra special."

-susie cooks


"This is a great recipe. I used a cast iron dutch oven and it made for quite the presentation. I invited the neighbors over and now they want the recipe! A definite keeper. "


Copycat Applebee's Chicken Wings

"I made these for the Super Bowl, and I have since gotten rid of all my other wing recipes. They tasted very good and they were very easy to make."


Bacon Nachos

"I never would have thought about making nachos with bacon before, but these are going to become a regular for us. We really enjoyed them."


Copycat White Castle Sliders

"This recipe was nothing short of awesome. My whole family loved it and so did I."


Upside Down Pizza Casserole

"This is an elegant and tasty meal. It would be fantastic for guests."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

Hooters Buffalo Wings

"The breading on these wings is awesome. Now, if I could only get my wife in some of those orange shorts."


Macaroni Salad

"I grew up eating this macaroni salad. I love the crunchy veggies and the creamy dressing."


Tailgating Beer-Tini

"This drink tasted so good. It was so refreshing, people were shocked to find out that it had beer in it."

-Chef #917618

Cheesy Fries

"My family loves to have cheese on everything. This was quick, easy and the sauce would be great on veggies too."


Touchdown Truffles

"These are pretty, decadent and tasty for only using three ingredients. They're a guaranteed crowd pleaser."


Tailgate Club Sandwich

"This got rave reviews from my husband. It would make a great tailgating or Super Bowl party sandwich."


Grandpa's Apple Crisp (Crumble)

“So good, it's hard not to just eat the whole dish! It really does remind me of dinner at my grandparent's house.”


BBQ Oven Ribs

"These are the best ribs I've ever eaten. My husband took one bite and wanted to marry me all over again."


White Chicken Enchiladas

“Easy and amazing. Big hit with my teen boys and hubby.”

-Jennifer J.

Freakin' Good Guacamole

"This is a tasty and simple guacamole. I really like the lime juice in it."


Super Bowl Bars

"I made these for Super Bowl Sunday and they were amazing. They were all gone by halftime."


Blue Cheese Steak

"This took me to taste bud heaven. This is the only way I will eat steak from now on."

-Lori Bailey

Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

"This recipe was fabulous! I took the suggestions from other reviewers and used baby bella mushrooms, and substituted fresh garlic for the garlic salt. I will definitely be making this again!"


Crock Pot Turkey Chili

“This is very good chili! I have never used bacon in chili, and it was a nice addition.”


Whiskey Blitz

"I loved the combination of Bourbon and lemon juice in this drink."

-May I Have That Recipe

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

"This chicken salad was simple, elegant and had a special little taste with the addition of the dill. Everyone loved it."


Extreme Chocolate Brownies

"These little squares rocked my world. They were amazingly delicious."

-Rainberry Blues

Queso Dip

"I made this using a Mexican cheese blend with some jalapenos. It turned out great."

-Jesse and Eliza's Mom

Beer-Battered Onion Rings

"This recipe rocks. If I ever opened a restaurant, this would be my onion ring recipe."


Slow-Cooked Tender Italian Beef

"This was not only easy, it tasted fantastic. My husband asked for it again, and next time we'll try it with onions and peppers."


Bacon & Chocolate Chip Cookies

"Amazing. Awesome. Delicious. I've made these for dozens of people, and not even one person was anything less than impressed."

-Chef #1445509

Smoky Slow-Cooker Chili

"We really loved this spicy, flavorful chili. My family raved over it and everyone gave it two thumbs up."


Texas Sweet & Sour Cole Slaw

"This is delicious! I made it just as the recipe calls, only I doubled it. It is the perfect alternative to Cole Slaw, that I was looking for.”

-Krachell V.

BLT Pizza

"This was fantastic. My husband thought that it was the best pizza he ever had."


Low Fat Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup

“My family of three really enjoyed this recipe. It made a large amount with plenty of leftovers for additional meals.”


Potato Nachos

"I loved the seasoning on these potatoes and had to stop myself from eating them just roasted. I'm glad I waited — they were delicious."


10-Minute Hummus

"This hummus is way better than store-bought — it makes twice as much and tastes twice as good."


Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

"I was looking for something to enter in a dessert competition. Even though this was my first cheesecake, it won the contest hands down."


Holy Cow Butterfinger Cake

"This cake is wonderful. Everyone that ate it raved about it and licked their dishes clean."


Outback Steakhouse Blooming Onions

"I have tried many blooming onion recipes, but this one is by far the best."


Ivar's Clam Chowder

"I've made this four times and am making it again tonight. We love clam chowder, and this recipe is so simple and decadent at the same time.”


Easy Ground Beef Gyros

"I was surprised how good this tasted and how easy it was to make. I'm a man, and live for easy, great tasting recipes!”


Sunkissed Beergarita

"This is a really good drink. I love margaritas and beer, and this is the perfect combination of both."


Buffalo Shrimp Sliders

"These are really simple, and make a great addition to any party."


Slow-Cooker Sausage Sandwiches

"These are very tasty and it doesn't get any easier than this recipe. We really enjoyed these sandwiches."


Cheesy-Bacon Potatoes

"These potatoes cooked perfectly. I loved the flavor of the onion, cheese and bacon."


Sweet & Sour Meatballs

"I loved this recipe. Even my picky party guests were annoyed when they were gone."


Extra Cheesy Grilled Cheese

"Fantastic! This summer I would love to make this again adding some freshly sliced tomatoes and basil!”

-Vicki in CT

Peppermint Pattie Milk Shakes

"This is definitely a treat for peppermint lovers. The shake tastes absolutely delicious."


Beer-Brined Chicken

"This chicken was phenomenal. Use a good beer that you enjoy, because it really adds to the taste."


Pork Mixed Bean Chili

"This recipe is a wonderful way to use leftover pork. The chili is filling, tasty and has a great blend of flavors."


Beer-Marinated Salmon

"I love salmon, and I also love cooking with beer. This was easy and really tasty."


Zippy Burgers

"I made these for a weekend lunch. The flavor of the Worcestershire sauce came through well, as did the spices."


Decorated Football Cupcakes

"This was a great way to use cupcakes to reflect your team's colors. My friends all loved them, and were all so impressed."


Black Bean Dip

"I really enjoyed this dip, and so did my picky husband. I'll definitely be making this again soon."

-Julie Tremmel

Quarterback Martini

"Don't knock it til you try it! This drink truly quenches your the thirst."

-Happy Harry #2

Brandied Beef Stew

"My stew-loving husband adored it! This was my first attempt at making a stew without using the crock-pot. I don't think I'll ever go back.”

-Marg CaymanDesigns

Broccoli,cauliflower Salad

“This truly is a great salad which I will certainly make again. I got rave reviews from the company on this one.”