The best way to make your football party super festive AND to impress your guests is to serve food that is shaped like a football...or helmet, or jersey. Below you will find some fun and creative football appetizers and desserts that are almost too cute to eat but perfect for game day!
*Remember, going the extra mile makes food special and unforgettable. So spend a little extra time this weekend and I bet your guests will appreciate the extra effort!
Mini Crescent Dough Football Pizzas
These mini football pizzas are such a fun snack to serve the kids on game days! They are made with just three ingredients and made with crescent dough instead of pizza dough making it easy to roll and cut! Plus, kids will love making and eating them!
Pizza is probably the most POPULAR game day food. With pepperoni and some extra cheese, you can easily turn any pizza into a football festive idea that everyone will LOVE! I also love how this pizza is rectangular. It makes cutting and portioning so much easier!
Game Day Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Ball
Mention the word cheesecake and you'll find me running with a fork. (Is that safe?) Well this chocolate chip cheesecake "football" may be worth the risk! It is the perfect sweet snack to serve friends and family on game day that will make your guests say "WOW!".
Jalapeno Popper Football Cheese Ball
If you LOVE jalapeno poppers but don't feel like spending the time cutting, seeding and stuffing those little peppers, here is an easy way to get all the same flavors packed into a fun football shaped dip! Best of all, you can dip anything from pretzels, pretzel rods, chips, pita bread, veggie sticks, etc. into it! The spread possibilities are endless!
Football Pizza Pockets
Love pizza but sick of the traditional pie? Try these pizza pockets! These are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and sauce but you can stuff them with just about anything under the sun! A veggie pizza pocket (with ricotta) would be a great option for your vegetarian guests!
Football Shaped Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
Reese's lover? Who isn't! Here is an adorable way to incorporate them into your football party! You don't even need a football mold to form your footballs! To get the laces shown above Wilton's White Gel Tube is recommended making it super easy!
Football Spinach Dip Breadsticks
Want to wow your guests? Serve these football bread sticks and they will think you're Martha Stewart. This recipes included a nice step-by-step breakdown of how to make this using refrigerated pizza dough. THIS is a game changer people!!
Football Bites (with Summer Sausage, Cheddar and Ranch)
If you planned on serving cheese and crackers, why not spend another few minutes to cut your cheese into little footballs? No special items are needed to make these cute crackers other than a can and a Ziploc baggie to pipe your ranch dressing (laces)! The extra effort will score you extra points!
Zesty Cheddar Ranch Crispy Fried Chicken Footballs & Helmets
Wow, talk about turning something simple like chicken patties into the most festive football appetizer there is! This recipe uses ground chicken and these football molds to form the shapes. I'm pretty sure all the kids at the party will love these!
Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread Footballs
A homemade beer bread recipe turned into mini footballs! How creative and unique? Plus, bacon and cheese are involved so the flavors even scream football! All you need are these silicone football molds and you will be on your way to creating a fun food everyone will rave over!
Other football foods to make!
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