You’re having friends over to watch sports so you need great recipes to keep them satisfied while you cheer on your favorite team. This collection of Game Day Recipes is sure to score big points with the fans.
Going out to a pub or restaurant to watch sporting events can be loads of fun. Friends and family can cheer on your favorite team while enjoying a variety of foods.
But it can also be expensive. If you plan and shop with your budget in mind, you can feed the gang great food for much less than if you all went to a pub.
Plus, keep food warm in crock pots or chafing dishes, so guests can serve themselves, allowing you to keep watching the game.
Best Game Day Recipes When Serving Beer and Wine
Guys like beer, it’s a well-known fact. Ladies prefer wine but if you’re like me you enjoy both. Here are some snacks that work in this situation, in addition to many of the recipes below.
- Cheddar Cheese Bites – These can be made ahead and frozen. Take them out when ready to bake.
- The ORIGINAL Chex Mix – A classic snack that’s always a winner.
- Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms – A healthy, vegetarian option for guests.
- Homemade Tortilla Chips – Perfect for dipping into hummus, baba ganoush, or another dip.
- Sour Cream Dip – Use the homemade tortilla chips as dippers along with carrots and celery sticks.
Game day recipes are for any gathering, including potluck parties or to watch any sporting event like basketball’s Final Four, The Daytona 500, The World Series, or the All-Star game, whatever your favorite may be.
Game Day Grilling
Throw these delights on the grill for your main dish and sides.
Every Game Day Party Needs Appetizers
Whether you offer appetizers like dips or make finger foods, here are delicious ideas.
Easy Sandwiches and Sliders
If you need something a bit heartier, here are some sandwiches and sliders to serve the crowd.
It's All About the Wings!
Many people would agree that you can't have a game day celebration without chicken wings. Save money and make your own!
Every game day party needs something sweet. These individual and easy to pick up treats will really score!
Originally posted on January 22, 2017, and updated on February 6, 2021.