There’s no doubt, football Saturdays and Sundays are sacred. Lucky jersey? Check. Sitting in the exact same spots as last week when they won? Check. A spread of football foods that could feed a small army? Check!

12 Fan Favorite Football Foods. Every recipe on this list is easy to make and perfect for a game watch!

No matter the odds, even the biggest underdog can be confidently optimistic about one thing on game day — food! From finger food to football-themed sweet treats, game day eats run the gamut. For sure-win recipes, check out this round up of fan favorite football food!


Everyone is a winner when it comes to this flavor-packed football food — Bacon Almond Cheddar Bruschetta!

Bacon Almond Cheddar Bruschetta | Back to Her Roots

 Football food doesn’t have to be fried or filled with fat! These baked chicken bites are an easy, healthy appetizer filled with flavor!

Almond Crusted Chicken Bites with Honey Mustard Dip | Food Faith Fitness

Spicy Shrimp Guacamole Bites - Juicy shrimp and spicy guacamole on top of a crunchy tortilla chip. So EASY and everyone loves this football food!

Spicy Shrimp Guacamole Bites | Well Plated

These whoopie pies are a football food worth cheering for!

Football Whoopie Pies | The Cake Blog

Up your game day snacking with this ultimate football food! Baked pretzels coated with savory seasonings and brown sugar for the best salty sweet snack!

Perfect Seasoned Pretzels | Layers of Happiness

Sweet Spicy Chex Mix. A healthy chex mix recipe made with maple syrup. Sweet and spicy flavors make it a perfect football food!

Sweet Spicy Chex Mix | Well Plated

A no-bake football food any fan is sure to love!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs | Life Love and Sugar

A revamped riff on a football food classic! Coated with a sweet and smoky glaze, these baked chicken wings are a sure hit with the game day crowd!

Baked Chicken Wings with Honey Chipotle Glaze | The Lemon Bowl

You will not be able to stop eating this Loaded Baked Potato Dip! With bacon, sour cream, and cheese, this creamy, delicious dip is the best football food!

Loaded Baked Potato Dip | Well Plated

Everyone knows the best football foods are at least 50% cheese, making this White Pizza Dip absolute perfection!

White Pizza Dip | How Sweet It Is

An awesome list of healthy football food, including this mango salsa!

Fresh Mango Salsa| Cookie and Kate

How cute are these Football Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies? Perfect for game day and tailgates!

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies | Well Plated

For more football food recipe inspiration, don’t miss the Game Day section of my recipe index!

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  1. I would love to put together a buffet with all these goodies. My guests would never want to leave! YUM