125 of My Favorite Recipes for Football Season! Football Food!

It’s the best time of year! The games, the weather, the FOOD, all that jazz!

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

Below you’ll find a list of my favorite recipes for football season – some are made for tailgating while others are perfect at home on the weekends. I’ve made a huge compilation of my favorite foods for football season for five years running now! You can find the previous years here:

2016

2015

MY OTHER RECIPES

2014

2013

2012

Make sure to share your favorites down below!

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

DIPS

homemade pub cheese

roasted green chile queso cheese dip

cheesy chipotle bacon guacamole

hot bacon cherry pepper hummus

copycat chipotle corn salsa

spinach + kale greek yogurt dip

caramelized pineapple, bacon goat cheese guacamole

whipped feta

homemade french onion dip

white pizza dip

butternut squash goat cheese dip

layered buffalo chicken dip

roasted butternut squash hummus

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

SNACKS

cheddar roasted garlic cheese straws

brown sugar sriracha sesame popcorn

slow cooker buffalo chicken meatballs

lobster corn fritters with truffle herb mayo

20 minute turkey taco nachos

cheesy pumpkin parmesan french bread

BBQ chicken french breads

white pizza pull apart bread

30 minutes buffalo chicken french breads

buffalo beer cheese fondue fries

marinated flank steak hummus plate

chimichurri fries with gorgonzola

brown butter herb garlic knots

spinach, bacon + artichoke stuffed portobellos

how to make a killer cheese plate

the best sweet and spicy snack mix

crispy carnitas oven nachos

bacon blue deviled eggs

fontina roasted garlic arancini

pomegranate jeweled white cheddar cheeseball

sweet + sticky pomegranate chicken wings

chipotle beer shrimp quesadillas with spicy guac

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

SALADS

honey mustard chopped chicken salad

rosemary chicken, bacon and avocado salad

poppy seed fruit salad

grilled buffalo chicken caesar salads

parm crusted chicken salads

autumn arugula salad

tequila shrimp taco salad

crispy bacon pasta salad

pistachio pesto pasta salad

warm brussels caesar salad with bacon ciabatta croutons

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

CHILI & SOUP

pulled pork ramen

game day beer chili

cider cheese soup shooters in mini pretzel bread bowls

white bean soup with crumbled bacon

creamy tomato soup shooters with grilled cheese sticks

smoked gruyere butternut soup with crispy chickpeas

spicy chicken chili with pumpkin beer biscuits

braised short rib beef stew

beer cheese soup in homemade bread bowls

smoky white bean chicken chili

white chicken quinoa chili

chicken pot pie soup

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

MAIN DISHES

short rib sauce with bucatini

grilled baby back ribs with root beer BBQ sauce

bbq beer chicken 

pulled chicken guacamole sliders

grilled flank steak toppings bar

pulled pork with cherry BBQ sauce

short rib tacos with salted lime cabbage

thai drunken zucchini noodles

easy chicken tacos

BBQ meatloaf cornbread stacks

green goddess salmon burgers

beer marinated steak fajitas

crockpot pulled pork tacos with sweet chili slaw

brown sugar and roasted garlic pot roast sandwiches

chili garlic chicken skewers with yogurt dipping sauce

creamy chicken and buttermilk dumplings

our favorite lightened up beef enchiladas with homemade sauce

beer battered fish tacos

best cheese enchiladas

pesto chicken parmesan sliders

chili cheese polenta bowls

sweet and spicy short rib tacos

sticky apple cider BBQ chicken

buffalo wing shrimp with blue cheese grits

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

PIZZA

ciabatta pizza bread

white pizza with garlic sauce

hot and sweet pepper pizza

pepperoni puff pastry pizza

meat lovers pizza

bacon cheeseburger skillet pizza

cast iron skillet brussels sprouts bacon pizza

honey chipotle chicken pizza with goat cheese

caramelized onion, bacon + gruyere pizza

white pizza lasagna

pizza supreme on cauliflower crust

chipotle bacon & smoked blue cheese pizza

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

TREATS

toasted marshmallow harvest rice crispy treats

one bowl whiskey chocolate fudge cake

sweet orange cinnamon pull apart bread

devils food cupcakes with pomegranate sugar shards

brown sugar pumpkin cheesecake

peanut butter pretzel stuffed chocolate bark

chai cupcakes

chocolate cobbler

peanut butter cheesecake with marshmallow cream

double dark chocolate peanut butter cup cookies

homemade snickers bars

chocolate zucchini cupcakes with avocado fudge frosting

burnt caramel bourbon ice cream with milk chocolate toffee

peppermint pattie brownies

brown butter oatmeal chunk cookies

chocolate tres leches cake

peanut butter fudge brownie trifle

pumpkin s’mores cupcakes

chocolate cream pie with vanilla whipped cream

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

COCKTAILS

cider beer sangria

mulled wine, two ways

cranberry chai sangria

apple cider sangria

pomegranate margaritas

cranberry cider punch – non alcoholic

crockpot coconut hot chocolate

bourbon chai caramel milkshakes

pomegranate orange punch

iced whiskey coffees

apple cider margaritas

key lime beergaritas

mojito margaritas

125 recipes for football season (the best tailgating recipes) I howsweeteats.com

Enjoy! I’d love for you to leave some of your favorite links to recipes below. Always looking for amazing ones!