Bring Home Winning Taste

Gameday snacks shouldn’t be relegated to dips and chips. Take your appetizer game up a notch this year with elevated snacks for fans who actually like sports AND food!

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There’s a lot of basketball to watch this month. Why not enjoy the action with something better than a bag of chips? Get some inspiration by checking out our favorite recipes for game day snacks, ranging from spicy chicken lettuce wraps reimagined with TRISCUITS to simple and genius RITZ-wich quesadillas. No matter what you’re craving, you can find the perfect snack to make before the opening tipoff. All of these amazing appetizers pair perfectly with an ice-cold Coke—and hoops on the TV.

TRISCUIT Spicy Chicken "Lettuce Wrap" Toppers


This is a great way to use leftover cooked chicken. Or, you can instead use chopped meat from a rotisserie chicken. Or if you have fresh uncooked chicken breasts on hand, you will need to cook 1 small chicken breast to get the 1 cup chopped cooked chicken needed to prepare this recipe.

In partnership with Triscuit.

RITZ-Wich Quesadilla


Prepare the RITZ-Wich Quesadillas the way you like them. Substitute your favorite sliced natural chunk cheese, such as pepper Jack or Manchego, for the cheddar cheese. Add jalapeño pepper slices or some shredded rotisserie chicken to the bean-topped crackers before baking as directed. Serve with sour cream and/or guacamole in addition to the salsa.

In partnership with Ritz Crackers.

Slow Cooker Spinach Feta Dip

Spinach feta dip in the slow cooker
Nick Evans

This Slow Cooker Spinach Feta Dip is a terrific warm appetizer for game day ... or any party! Creamy, cheesy, and packed with spinach. Serve it with veggies or pita chips, and it'll go fast.

Hot Reuben Dip

Hot Reuben Dip
Summer Miller

The beloved sandwich with sauerkraut and corned beef turns into a hot baked dip, complete with rye toasts. This is a crowd-pleasing appetizer for a Game Day party, holiday party, or any cold-weather gathering.

The Best Nachos


Marta Rivera

These classic Tex-Mex nachos are loaded to the MAX! Avoid soggy nachos by briefly baking them before topping with cheese, seasoned beef, refried beans, guacamole, and salsa. They're a great snack, party appetizer, or even casual weeknight dinner.

BBQ Bacon Jalapeño Poppers


Emma Christensen

These BBQ Bacon Jalapeño Poppers are SO GOOD! They're stuffed with BBQ sauce, gooey cheese, and bacon. Throw them on the grill for your next party!

Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Air Fryer Cauliflower with Buffalo Sauce on a platter with dip and vegetable sticks.
Nick Evans

You’ll return bite after bite to this plate of Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower! The air fryer makes quick work of the cauliflower, turning it crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Tossing it with buffalo sauce brings some massive flavor to the appetizer!

Bourbon Maple Glazed Chicken Wings


Elise Bauer

Perfect party chicken wings! With a tasty glaze made with Bourbon whisky and maple syrup.