Listen up... I feel that you should all know that SNACKS ARE LIFE. Sure, there’s a time and a place for a giant home-cooked meal, but there are times when snacks just hit the spot. Especially on game day, know what I’m saying?
When it comes to the big game, you most definitely want something fast, easy, and portable that you can munch on.
This round-up consists of simple and easy snacks that can be made the day of the game. No crazy ingredients required! In fact, I bet you will have a lot of the ingredients on hand already! What are you waiting for? Let’s get our snack on!
What would any game be without a bowl of popcorn?! I can’t even fathom the thought. We’ve got a simple technique that will give you the perfect batch of popcorn without any burnt kernels!
Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls
These bite-sized little nuggets are beloved by all. Feel free to save yourself some time and make them before the game. They freeze beautifully!
Baked Chicken Taquitos
It’s an unwritten universal rule that taquitos and sports go hand-in-hand. To make life a little easier for you, start with shredded rotisserie chicken!
Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas
These are snacker’s delight! Season them however you’d like, pop them in the air fryer, and start munching! Using the air fryer creates the perfect crispiness and they’re ready in under 15 minutes!Continue to 5 of 18 below.
Herb-Spiced Mixed Nuts
A little bit of heat, a little bit of sweet, and a whole lotta deliciousness! Mix these up right before people come over and snack to your heart’s content!
Spicy Caramel Popcorn Clusters
You could just snack on regular caramel corn, which is a totally okay thing to do... but why not add in a little excitement with some chili powder + cayenne? You’ll score some major points with your friends with that zippy combo.
The Best Nachos
With a big giant plate of nachos, there will be plenty to go around! Also, with our special technique, soggy chips are a thing of the past and crispy nachos are here to stay!
Copycat Chipotle Guacamole
Guac it like it’s hot! This copycat recipe is simple to make and definitely hits the spot! Be sure to make a double batch!Continue to 9 of 18 below.
You really just can’t go wrong with anything sweet + salty. You can leave the pretzels dipped in plain chocolate, add a little drizzle on top, or sprinkle chopped nuts or toasted coconut flakes on top!
This more-than-fabulous recipe is one that serves a crowd. It’s a cross between garlic bread and pizza and doesn’t take any fancy schmancy ingredients to make! Score!
Sour Cream and Bacon Deviled Eggs
Bacon make everything better, right? That’s certainly the case with deviled eggs. These are simple to make and use sour cream in place of mayo. You still get that creamy texture, but with a hint of tang!
Oven-fried Potato Chips
Oven baked potato chips are a GAME CHANGER. Get it? Game. Changer. I digress... We all love munching on potato chips at any given moment, but even more so while watching sports. Grab a bag of potatoes and get slicing!Continue to 13 of 18 below.
Snack on a stack of these extra crispy onion rings! They’re soaked in buttermilk and coated in flour and extra cornmeal (for extra crunch) and then fried to a golden crisp.
Air Fryer Crab Rangoon
These are the real deal and once you start chowing down, you won’t be able to stop. We give you some of our best tips and tricks to making the perfect rangoons each and every time.
How to Make Candied Bacon
Treat yo’self! No seriously, treat yourself to some candied bacon. These would be an unexpected surprise at your next game day partay and everyone will want to be your BFF. Pinky promise.
Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread
Did you know these are made in the blender? That translates to: Easy clean-up and no stand-mixer required! Did you also know that you can use a variety of cheeses when making this? Use any grated cheese you like. Bonus: They’re gluten-free!Continue to 17 of 18 below.
How to Make Crispy Air Fryer French Fries
French fries usually take a long time to bake, but thanks to the air fryer, they crisp up in about 20 minutes AND you only need two teaspoons of oil per batch. Let the game day snacking marathon begin!
Golden Cheddar Cheese Crisps
What’s not to love about crispy cheese? Everyone will be fighting over the crunchy critters and you may need a ref to manage the situation. Be sure to stash a few away for yourself because these will be gone in a flash!