The Big Game is nearly upon us, and everyone knows that food is essential to hosting an epic game day party. There are two key factors to serving the kind of chow your football friends will rave about. First is the flavor (obviously). Second is the ease of delivery. Finger foods will help keep your fans happy from the pre-game countdown, right through the post-game analysis. To help you pull off this feat, here are ten Big Game snack options that are guaranteed to score, even if your team doesn’t.
1. Chipotle Guacamole
Almost everyone loves guacamole. But rather than offer
2. Mustard Beer Dip
Beer and pretzels are already a winning combination.
Why not improve on that pairing with a beer and
mustard dipping sauce?
• Pour a bottle of pale ale into a pot and simmer
until reduced by half.
• Then stir in ½ cup whole grain mustard
• 2 tablespoons brown sugar
• 1 tablespoon mustard powder
• 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
• ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Let cool and serve with soft or hard pretzels.
Any type of quesadilla is a great choice for a party. Use leftover steak, chicken, or pork, along with jack or cheddar cheese. You can check out this spicy sausage and potato quesadilla recipe for a more advanced take on the classic Mexican-inspired snack food.
Slap any type of meat between two small buns and you have a recipe for success. You can make standard cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, and easy pulled pork sliders that you can make using a slow cooker to satisfy every
5. Bacon-Wrapped Smokies
Three ingredients will win you loyal, die-hard
6. Hot Crab Dip
• Grab a package of cream cheese
It’s not a finger food, but chili is a tasty dish that no one will turn down. If you don’t have a family recipe that’s been passed down, try this classic chili recipe that won’t disappoint.
8. Baked Onion Rings
These oven-baked onion rings are crunchy and easy to eat. This modernized recipe for baked onion rings ensures plenty of bold flavors, with considerably less effort.
9. Beer Braised Brats
No matter where you’re watching the game, some Midwestern-style beer brats can help make the experience better. Don’t forget all the extras, like sauerkraut, brown mustard, rolls, and plenty of napkins.
BBQ and hot wings are expected, so why not try something a little bit more
What are your favorite go-to party snack ideas? Let us know in the comments.