Football Game Party Food and Snack Ideas for Adults and Kids

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A close up of a tray of food

Football season is a time to celebrate the game, crisp weather and having great friends who enjoy getting together to watch their favorite team. And with friends you could make friendly bets and play บาคาร่าsa online and have the chance to make money. Give the hungry fans something besides the game to rave about by serving football party food that will leave them happy, regardless of how the game turns out.

Football Game Snacks

Start serving finger foods during the first half of the game. Place bowls and platters of peanuts, veggies, chips and dip. Feature one or two signature finger foods to give the guests a hint of what they have to look forward to during halftime.

Special finger food ideas:

  • Potato skins topped with cheese, bacon bits, olives jalapeno peppers and sour cream for dipping
  • Mini pre-loaded tacos
  • Pinwheels made by rolling cream cheese, deli meat, cheddar cheese, peppers and other vegetables then sliced into circles
  • Appetizer cups that are pre-made phyllo cups filled with a variety of foods, including chili, eggs, cheese and vegetables.
  • Shrimp balls – Mix a pound of small shrimp, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup of coconut, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. Make tablespoon size balls and fry in canola oil until lightly browned.
  • Stuffed tomatoes – Stuff small tomatoes with minced shrimp or crab flakes mixed with mayonnaise, minced onions and favorite seasonings.

Winning Party Entrée

Score big with football party guests by serving an entrée that will have them going back for seconds…and maybe even thirds. Halftime festivities call for food delighting the taste

buds and adding even more energy to the party with plenty of hearty food.

Prepare as much of the entrée as possible before the guests arrive so all you have to do is pop it into the oven or put the finishing touches on it. As soon as the team runs off the field, call everyone into the kitchen to grab a plate and fill it then go back to watch the halftime show.

Halftime entrée ideas:

  • Pulled pork sliders on dinner rolls
  • Chicken or beef enchiladas
  • Chili with a choice of rolls or nachos and coleslaw
  • Jambalaya with crusty rolls and a salad

Delicious Desserts

After the game resumes and the meal has settled, offer the football fans some dessert to top off the meal. Have a single signature dessert or a variety of smaller sweet treats. You may even want to have each person bring a dessert to share.

Game day dessert ideas:

  • Apple crisp – Apple pie filling topped with oat, nut, sugar and cinnamon crumbles and baked. Serve with a scoop of ice cream.
  • Caramel pecan bars
  • Cookies – Chocolate chip, oatmeal, peanut butter and sugar cookies in the shape of footballs.
  • Ice cream sundaes with a choice of toppings – Chocolate syrup, caramel syrup, nuts, crushed pineapple, nuts and whipped cream.

Everyone will be happy with football game snacks, a delicious entrée and a dessert to satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth. After the game is over, guests will be talking about the food as much as the scor

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