Sure, anyone can throw out a bowl of chips and some dip on game day, but you can really make your party memorable by serving some next level finger foods. These recipes still have classic tailgate flavors, but with each dish has a special twist!
These ALMOND FOOTBALLS AND MACADAMIA NUT HELMETS from 1 Fine Cookie take patience and a steady hand, but what a show stopper! A bowl of these chocolate covered treats is sure to get your guests talking.
Pretzels are a tailgate staple, but a batch of SALTED BEER SOFT PRETZEL FOOTBALLS will score you extra points. Find the recipe on Hungry Happenings.
You don’t have to be an Eagles fan to enjoy a good cheesesteak sandwich. Miniaturize the sandwich with this recipe for PHILLY CHEESESTEAK SLIDERS from Cooking and Beer.
BACON-WRAPPED BARBEQUE POTATO WEDGES combine some of the best flavors of traditional barbeque into bite sized portions. The Messy Baker will show you how to make them.
Beer? Good. Bacon? Good. Cheese? Good. Put them all together and you have something great! BACON CHEDDAR BEER BREAD FOOTBALLS from Hungry Happenings are just the ticket.
Make these MINI PIZZA TARTS with the recipe from Life Currents, and you won’t have to worry about missing out on the game to pay the pizza delivery guy.
Chili is a great tailgate food, but it’s messy as well. Put that delicious chili inside of a chewy pretzel shell for a portable treat. The recipe for CHILI CHEESE PRETZEL BITES can be found on the recipe rebel.
This is another football food mash-up made in heaven. MAC ‘N’ CHEESE JALAPENO POPPERS combine the spicy heat of jalapenos with the comforting cheesiness of mac and cheese. Find the recipe on Foodness Gracious.
This MADEIRA MUSHROOM FOOTBALL TART will be the centerpiece of your party spread. Hungry Happenings shared the delicious recipe.