Recipes to Kick Off the Football Food Season

Are you ready for some football?!  I know I am!  It’s been a long seven months without any football and I’ve been missing it since the day after the Super Bowl.  Not only do I love watching the sport but I love football food – all of the tastiness found while tailgating and at parties.  Check out this collection of recipes from around the web to provide inspiration for your own football party!

Cheese Football

Not your traditional holiday cheese ball.  Impress your friends with this creative spin and really set the mood.

Visit Three Kids and Us for this Cheese Football Recipe

Texas Caviar

Part dip, part salad, all fresh and tasty goodness.  Can be eaten alone or on chips.

Check out my Texas Caviar Recipe

Fried Pizza Bites

Want to avoid the need for silverware?  Make these tasty little bites of pizza perfection.

Visit Simply Being Mommy for this Fried Pizza Bites Recipe

Oven Fried Pickles

How can pickles get any better?  By frying them and dipping them in sauce of course!

Visit BusyMommy this Oven Fried Pickles Recipe

Perfect Guacamole

Is this really the perfect guacamole?  You’ll have to be the judge of that – I dare you!

Visit Penelope’s Oasis for this Perfect Guacamole Recipe

Mexican Cornbread Salad

You can ditch your seven layer dip recipe in favor of this creative dip.  Layers of goodness abound!

Visit Sweet T Makes Three for this Mexican Cornbread Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

For those days when you can’t decide if you want buffalo wings or pizza – put your hands together!

Check out my Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

Habanero Hellfire Chili

What says football more than chili?  If you’re the kind of person that likes their food to burn, this chili is for you!

Visit Burn My Mouth for this Habanero Hellfire Chili Recipe

BBQ Bacon Wrapped Mealoaf

Not your mother’s meatloaf.  This BBQ, bacon wrapped slab of protein is sure to fill your belly.

Visit Mommy Enterprises for this BBQ Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites

Love wings but hate picking out the bones?  Then this easy to make and easy to eat recipe will be sure to satisfy.

Check out my Boneless Buffalo Chicken Recipe guest post at Nap Time is My Time

Football Cake with a Grass Football Field Cookie

Perfect for a football party or your young athlete’s birthday party, this cake is festive fun and mixed cake with cookie!

Visit Three Kids and Us for the Football Cake with a Grass Football Field Cookie Recipe

Skillet Fried Oreos

It’s a good thing football fans aren’t known for dieting.  This fun, creative recipe is a new spin on plain Oreos.

Visit Sweet T Makes Three for this Skillet Fried Oreos Recipe

What’s your favorite football food?


  1. Such a great line-up!

    Thanks for including my Fried Pizza Bites recipe.

  2. All these recipes are making me hungry and its only 7 in the morning.

    Great recipes you selected (and thanks for adding my monster meatloaf). It is delicious!

  3. These are AMAZING! Bacon wrapped meatloaf?…Genius! lol

  4. WOW! That looks great! I may have to look into these recipes when we have a football night at home :)

  5. Those look so delicious! Now I have a new recipe to try for nearly every Sunday this football season!

  6. I already had your buffalo pizza bookmarked for Sunday and now after seeing the picture again, I can’t wait to make it! Thanks for the great ideas!

  7. Thanks for the recipe line up. Lots of ideas to get me through.

  8. I’m gonna have to pay a little visit to check out that habanero chili!

  9. Yum! They all look so tasty! I need to try that Texas Caviar!

  10. YUM… they all look great!!

  11. Some of those sound really good. Except the pickles. Blach. LOL

  12. Oh wow! That cornbread salad looks amazing! I’d also love to try out your guacamole and possibly the oreos. :)

  13. Got to try the oven fried pickles! That bacon wrapped meatloaf looks so pretty. Love these recipes. Thank you for giving me something new to try.

  14. Oh my gosh, that food, ALL of it, looks and sounds soo good!! I am starving now!

  15. Wow I bet that chili is smokin’. Lots of yummy looking food!

  16. Thanks for mentioning my Chocolate Gingerbread Bars. Now I need to go check out those Fried Pizza Bites…

  17. what a great round up

  18. Oven fried pickles, those definitely sound interesting, I’m tempted to try them. Lots of yummy recipes!

  19. WOW! What some great ideas for tailgating! I’d love to try the Texas Caviar sometime!

  20. These look awesome! I love the food that looks like things, like a football- so cool!

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