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We all know delicious food goes hand in hand with the big game, so make sure your party is a hit with these sure to be fan favorite recipes!

10 Game Day Party Recipes

One of the tastiest days of the year is right around the corner! When someone mentions the biggest game of the year the first thing we think of is the delicious food that is sure to be in tow. If you haven’t started to think about what recipes you are wanting at this year's party, or are looking for new recipes to mix it up, you came to the right place. Here are 10 gameday recipes that are sure to be fan favorites at this year's gathering!

Crock-Pot Spinach Dip

Crock-Pot Spinach Dip Recipe Card

Nothing says game day appetizer like a creamy, cheesy spin dip. Since all you have to do is throw the ingredients into the Crock-Pot, you will have plenty of time to prepare for the rest of the party. The best part about this appetizer is, it is absolutely delicious!

Nana’s Meatballs

Nana's Meatballs Recipe Card

Let’s be honest - who doesn’t love a classic family meatball recipe? Nana’s meatball recipe will not disappoint. This mouthwatering appetizer is an Italian staple and it is guaranteed to have your guests’ tastebuds cheering. .

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe Card

You can’t host a party, or attend one for that matter, without someone bringing or serving buffalo chicken dip. This game day staple is quick, easy, and has been slimmed down by adding Greek yogurt. You might need some extra chips because your guests will be sure to head back for seconds… or thirds! 

Baked Pork Egg Rolls

Baked Pork Egg Rolls Recipe Card

Looking to prepare something a little different at this year’s gathering? Look no further than this recipe. Served as either an appetizer or a main course, this delectable option is easy to make and even easier to eat. But what makes it even better you ask? It only takes 30 minutes to prepare!

BBQ Ranch Taco Bites

BBQ Ranch Taco Bites Recipe Card

Get everyone’s mouth watering with this fun and unique recipe. This recipe makes 24 tacos and takes only 20 minutes prepare. You and your guests will happily skip the commercials to come back for more.

BBQ Beef Sliders

BBQ Beef Sliders

When walking into a gathering one of the dishes we all want to see are sliders, and the minute we see them, boy are we excited. These hearty sliders have a BBQ spin and are sure to make every partygoer beg for more. Needing only a few ingredients, you will have this tasty dish ready in no time.

Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels

Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels Recipe Card

Need something that you can make ahead of time? Mix up your traditional appetizers with this tasty recipe, and make a few extra because we know these will be gone in the blink of an eye! These tasty pinwheels can be made in bulk and refrigerated until game time so you won’t be stuck in the kitchen while your friends are cheering on the couch!

Lentil Chili

Lentil Chili

Nothing screams game day party like homemade chili. And we guarantee this hearty lentil chili recipe will fulfill every party goers chili needs and wants. With only a few ingredients, you can throw this quick and tasty recipe together in the crockpot and move onto other important tasks before the big party.

Frito Lay Taco Pizza

Frito Lay Taco Pizza Recipe Card

Ready to prepare an entree that no one will expect, but everyone will be extremely happy to see? This Frito Lay Taco Pizza is it. Taking only 15 minutes to prepare and calling for just a few ingredients you, will have this baked and ready before you know it.


Brownies Recipe Card

At any party, especially the biggest game of the year party, you HAVE to make a sweet treat and these brownies are perfect. Since they are a staple at any party or get together you attend, it is a no-brainer to make them for the tastiest day of the year as well. Try out this brownie recipe that we are sure will make everyone's tastebuds soar.

Baked Cinnamon Tortilla Chips & Fruit Salsa

Baked Cinnamon Tortilla Chips & Fruit Salsa Recipe Card

Looking for a fresh dessert that everyone is guaranteed to enjoy? You found it! Not only is this dish super easy to prepare but it will make everyone's taste buds jump for joy, especially after indulging in heavier appetizers or entrees throughout the game.

Get Your Party Started!

Get a head start on the big day by picking up all of your ingredients at your local Fareway! Still unsure about your menu? Check out some of our other tasty recipes that are sure to make everyone happy.


Caitlyn Ferin RD, LD

Caitlyn Ferin RD, LD

Registered Dietitian

Caitlyn graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Dietetics. She has worked in nutrition at Mid Iowa Community Action and as a clinical dietitian for the Iowa Veterans Home and Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. Her goal is to help you and your family develop and maintain healthy lifestyles by sharing creative and practical nutrition tips.

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