The Rivalry is Back! Snacks and Recipes You Need for This Weekend’s Big Game

By: Scott Davis | October 17, 2018

It’s that time of year again, where houses across the state become divided and bragging rights are on the line. The University of Michigan and Michigan State University will meet on the gridiron for the 111th time this Saturday, and we’re guessing there’s going to be some major football partying going on. We gave you some football party ideas back at the start of the season, but we’re going to go more in depth on some unique snacks and appetizers your guests can enjoy. So no matter what side of the rivalry you land on, try some of these awesome recipes to get your football party started off right!

Chili Cheese Dog Cups

Finger food is always a great idea if your hosting a football party, but sometimes you need to spice things up. These chili cheese dog cups recipe will do just that as it combines all of your favorite chili dog flavors into one flaky bite.

Mac & Cheese Egg Rolls

Combining your love of macaroni and cheese into enjoyable bite size snacks, mac and cheese egg rolls are easy and sure to be a hit at your party. The crunchy and gooey snack is perfect for before kickoff or for a halftime break. This recipe from Delish only takes 50 minutes to make and can make up to 16 rolls, perfect for a family watch party.

Loaded Creamy Ranch Dip

You can never go wrong with some chips and dip at a football party. Sometimes the problem is that there isn’t enough dip, well you don’t have worry about that with this loaded creamy ranch dip recipe. The dip includes a wide range of flavors with ingredients including corn, green peppers, tomatoes, olives, and more.

Chicken & Guac Appetizer

For those who like to think a little outside of the typical appetizer box, this chicken and guacamole appetizer recipe will satisfy even a large football party. Easy to prepare, you can even have fun with the recipe and add some sour cream yard lines to stay relevant with the theme.

Strawberry Footballs

With all of the aforementioned tasty treats, maybe you’re in the mood for something a little healthier. Key phrase: a little. These strawberry footballs are chocolate covered strawberries with white icing football laces. It’s clever, sweet, and enough of a different fruity flavor to shake things up at your party.