Score Big Points With These Game Day Classics

Looking for a crowd-pleasing game day menu to satisfy even the hungriest sports fans? Try a few of these classic tailgate recipes at your next football party!

Chicken wings

Baked spicy Sriracha chicken wings

Spicy Sriracha chicken wings

Like your wings on the spicy side? These spicy-sweet garlicky wings bring the heat!

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Quick and easy hot wings

Spicy chicken wings

Hot sauce, butter and a frying pan are all you need to prepare this classic buffalo wings recipe.

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Korean fried chicken wings

Korean fried chicken wings

Sticky and sweet, these mouthwatering Korean chicken wings get their crispiness from double frying.

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Spicy cola- and jalapeño-glazed chicken wings

Jalapeno-cola wings

Spicy jalapeño chicken wings and an ice-cold soda are the ultimate game day snack.

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Chips and dips

Loaded baked potato dip recipe

Loaded baked potato dip

Treat your guests to this creamy dip with all the flavor of loaded baked potatoes. You'll be surprised at how easy it is to make!

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Skinny spinach dip recipe

Skinny spinach dip

Lighten up your spinach dip with this version featuring fat-free Greek yogurt. Serve with veggie sticks instead of chips and dig in to this guilt-free snack.

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Individual 7-layer dip recipe

Individual 7-layer dip

A typical 7-layer dip doesn't look too appetizing once guests dig in and make a mess of the layered creation. Serve this tailgate classic in individual cups instead and avoid the "ick" factor.

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Creamy white queso dip

Creamy white queso dip

Creamy and delicious, this baked cheese dip features three types of cheese and is sure to please!

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Warm, cheesy beer dip with soft pretzels

Beer dip with pretzels

Sharp cheddar cheese, beer and homemade hot soft pretzels — the perfect game day treat.

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Chili

Super Bowl Sunday turkey chili recipe

Super Bowl turkey chili

We guarantee you won't miss the beef in this healthier version of a game day favorite.

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Lamb and feta chili recipe

Lamb and feta chili

Go Greek with this twist on a classic. Lamb and feta deliver a flavor touchdown.

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Chili con carne

Chili con carne

Cubes of beef and roasted tomatoes make this chili recipe a keeper.

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White bean and corn chili

White bean and corn chili

Give vegetarians something to sink their teeth into with this meatless chili option.

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Slow-cooker black-bean chili with lime and cheddar

Crockpot black-bean chili

Black bean, avocado and lime chili sounds fancy, but the slow cooker makes preparing this crowd-pleaser simple.

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Meatballs

Chicken Parmesan meatballs

Chicken Parmesan meatballs

Take all the flavor of your favorite Italian dish and pack it into these cute little bundles.

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General Tso's meatballs

General Tso's meatballs

If you're a fan of Chinese food, you'll love these saucy Asian-style meatballs.

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Cheese-stuffed meatball recipe

Cheese-stuffed meatballs

They may look like regular meatballs on the outside, but one bite reveals their cheesy surprise.

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Spicy garlic baked meatballs

Spicy garlic baked meatballs

Skip the messy frying and bake a batch of these spicy garlic meatballs.

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Baked turkey quinoa meatballs

Baked turkey quinoa meatballs

Turkey, quinoa and spinach bring a healthy dose of nutrition to this meatball recipe that takes just five minutes to make and 30 minutes to bake.

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Quick Tip:

Balance out these hearty game day eats with our favorite skinny cocktails!


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