15 Super Bowl Recipes That Are So Good You'll Forget Who's Winning Or Losing

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15 Super Bowl Recipes That Are So Good You'll Forget Who's Winning Or Losing

Whether you're a football fan or you couldn't care less, one thing is for sure: you'll be eating a ton of food come Super Bowl Sunday. Diets be damned — Super Bowl finger food recipes are the best, and they deserve to be consumed with reckless abandon. Fried food, cold beer, and chicken wings win out over all on the biggest game day of the year. 

Surveys show that Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest food consumption day of the year, right up there after Thanksgiving. It's the one day of the year when it's acceptable to gorge on buffalo wings, cheesy dip, beer, a big fat sandwich, and dessert without feeling guilty. So, I mean, you might as well take advantage of it! These delicious Super Bowl snacks are (relatively) easy, sure to impress, and will also make you excited for the big day even if you don't know who's playing. Get ready to throw the best Super Bowl party ever — or at least be the guest who gets invited back every year. 

Photo: A Cozy Kitchen

Corn Dog Tots

There might not ever be a more perfect junky Super Bowl snack than these corn dog tots from A Cozy Kitchen. They’re relatively easy to make, and don’t require a fryer, and they’re definitely easy to eat.

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Baked Cumin Chipotle Lime Tortilla Chips

If you want to really impress everyone, make these homemade tortilla chips from Good Life Eats. They’ll be super tasty, and will make any dip that much more delicious.

Image: Good Life Eats

Slow Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings

Make life a little easier for yourself by making chicken wings in a slow cooker with this recipe from Damn Delicious. You can start it in the morning and let it cook while you get everything else done — or just get drunk. Your choice. 

Image: Damn Delicious

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Everyone will be making buffalo chicken dip, so do something a little bit different and make these buffalo chicken bites from A Spicy Perspective. They’re slightly more annoying to put together, but they’re easier to eat.

Image: A Spicy Perspective

Crisp Double-Dipped Onion Rings

If you have a deep fryer, put it to good use with this onion ring recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen — although you can do this without a deep fryer, too. Onion rings are always a crowd-pleaser, so why not make the people happy?

Image: Natasha’s Kitchen

Avocado Egg Rolls with Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce

If you’re feeling adventurous, take on this avocado egg roll recipe from Taste and Tell. It’s a little different, but also really good — and it’s a great vegetarian option if you need one of those.

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Soft Pretzel Tots

Soft pretzels are a perfect accompaniment to cold glasses of beer and lots of fried foods, and they’re surprisingly easy to make. This recipe from A Cozy Kitchen calls for them to be dipped in mustard, but you can put out whatever dip you want.

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Mini Gyro Meatballs

Gyros are great. Eating a gyro sandwich at a party? Not so great. They’re messy and annoying — not the best game day food. But mini gyro meatballs, on the other hand — those are super easy to eat. And incredibly delicious, too. Try these from Simply Scratch, along with a tasty tzatziki dip.

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Two of the most popular Super Bowl foods are bacon and chicken. So, why not put them together to create an amazing appetizer, like this option from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe? You won’t regret it.

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Asian Barbecue Sticky Tater Tots with Toasted Sesame Seeds

It’s hard to imagine many ways to make tater tots even better than they are on their own, but if you think it’s impossible, just check out this recipe from Climbing Grier Mountain. It’s a whole new way to look at tots, and you won’t want to turn back. 

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Blackened Chicken Buffalo Drumsticks

Spice things up a bit with this super flavorful appetizer from Foodie Crush. No one will even realize these are actually a slightly healthier option. They’re THAT good.

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Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

The best thing about this appetizer from Damn Delicious (besides the bacon and the tater tots) is that they barely require any effort. You’re just wrapping bacon around frozen tots, then cooking them until they’re crispy and wonderful. 

Image: Damn Delicious

Fried Loaded Mashed Potato Balls

This recipe from Taste and Tell uses boxed loaded mashed potatoes, so it’s very easy and quick to put together. Thanks to the frying aspect, no one will be able to tell you didn’t make these on your own.

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Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac

This almost gourmet quesadilla recipe from How Sweet It Is will definitely take a little time to put together, but it looks well worth it. Spicy guacamole! Beer! Cheese! Shrimp! How does it really get better than this?

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Potato Chip Crusted Chicken Tenders

If there are any kids at this Super Bowl party, you will be making them very happy with these potato chip chicken fingers from Simply Scratch. Actually, never mind. You’ll make anyone of any age very happy with this recipe.

Image: Simply Scratch