13 Football Shaped Appetizers That Go the Extra Yard

Don’t settle for normal old tailgating recipes, rush for the extra inch to get a first down with these football-shaped appetizer recipes. Perfect for Football Sunday (or Saturday or Monday or Thursday), every football fan will love these recipes!

Jalapeño Popper Football Cheese Ball

“Instead of going the traditional route (or even the untraditional route) I opted to get my jalapeño popper fix in cheeseball form. The result was a quick and easy appetizer that I’m crazy in love with. In fact I’m pretty sure this is going to make an appearance at our upcoming game night too. Board games and cheese balls FTW!” - Jenn

Football Shaped Bread Bowl with Spinach Dip

“If you’re planning a Super Bowl party, you might want to serve this fun and delicious Football Shaped Bread Bowl With Spinach Dip. The bread bowl with spinach dip will make the perfect appetizer for all those hungry football fans!” - Kim

Football Taco Boats for Game Day

“Because I have a love of the game, I still always look forward to watching, even though my team isn’t playing. It certainly makes watching less stressful when I can just enjoy what I hope will be a close game without strong feelings about who wins. The food therefore always takes center stage. I love my newest recipe, Football Taco Boats for game day. They are perfect for tailgating at home!” - Emilie

Salted Beer Soft Pretzel Footballs

“Personally, I LOVE soft pretzels and they are and always will be my soul mate. So trust me when I say these Salted Beer Soft Pretzel Footballs are a must have for any Super Bowl party.” - Beth

Football Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies

“I’ve never been what one could justifiably deem, ‘athletically inclined.’ Fortunately, thanks to the social (ahem food) aspect of sports, I can still show up to a game watch with a plate of Football Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies and be welcomed with roaring enthusiasm.” - Erin

Cookies and Cream Cheese Ball

“If you love sweet cheese ball recipes, this Cookies and Cream Cheese Ball is going to knock your socks off! Whatever that means.” - Aimee

Football Inspired Rice Krispies Treats

“These Football Shaped Rice Krispies Treats are the perfect way to make your game day table a festive and delicious celebration.” - Cathy

Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball

“This Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball is my new favorite thing! Super easy to make and a total showstopper! Make this for your next game day celebration and watch the crowd go wild!” - Trish

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs

“These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs are made with eggless cookie dough and are the perfect dessert for football watching over the next few weeks – packed with playoff and championship games!” - Lindsay

Football S’mores Snickers Brownie Bake

“This post features a football-shaped s’mores Snicker’s brownie batter dip. The brownie batter is egg-less and an easy no-bake recipe. Plus some fun football party ideas and some other fun chocolate candy bar recipes.” - Chelsea

Football Shaped Zucchini Fritters

“Add a little veggie in your appetizers this Super Bowl Sunday. Make these Football Shaped Zucchini Fritters and please the more health conscious people. You don’t have to tell them everything that’s in it, just the zucchini!” - Beth

Football Dip Bowl

“I don’t always make football food, but when I do, you can betcha it’s going to be awesome!!! This Football Dip Bowl is made with a frozen whole wheat dough that is shaped into a football with a place to hold your favorite queso dip! Make laces with cut up string cheese and you have a fun, football themed party food!” - Amber

Football Deviled Eggs

“Deviled eggs are a great traditional appetizer for any party or potluck. Add a little touch of green onion to make these look like footballs and you have the perfect game day snack.” - Melissa

1 Comment
Kathryn Allison - Feb 1, 2018
All looked/sounded great!, and thanks!