The Ultimate Game Day Menu

The Ultimate Game Day Menu


What is it about game day eats that is SO fun?! Probably because FOOD is more fun than sports?

WHAT?! Who said that! YOU WERE THINKING IT. ;)

Party food is one of my favorite types of food to make for entertaining at home. From wings to guac and everything in between, I love all making quick snacks, appetizers, desserts, and, judging by stats on this site, you guys all for it too.

So without further ado, here’s an EPIC game day menu for tailgating, football watching parties, birthdays, and/or the Big Game!

I’ll definitely be updating this list every so often so stay tuned!

Appetizers + Snacks

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Guacamole + Homemade Chips

With just 3 ingredients, these Brown Sugar Glazed Kielbasa Bites will be your favorite appetizer. WARNING: They are addictive!

Brown Sugar Glazed Kielbasa Bites

Smoked chorizo and soft cream cheese stuffed into sweet Medjool dates wrapped in bacon and baked until crispy perfection! Delicious!

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Chorizo + Cream Cheese

Mini phyllo cups filled with basil, garlic, creamy goat cheese, chopped pistachios, and crumbled applewood smoked bacon then topped with a honey-balsamic glaze.

Honey Balsamic Bacon Goat Cheese + Pistachio Bites

Crispy sweet potato skins loaded with gouda, chorizo, black beans, sour cream and scallions! Perfect for a weeknight meal, side dish, or game day!

Gouda-Chorizo Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

A simple treat made with popcorn, corn syrup, sugar, butter then seasoned with homemade Cuban complete seasoning and a twist of lime!

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls

Salted Caramel Popcorn. A little sweet, a little salty, and very crunchy. The easiest and best snack for the Fall!

Homemade Salted Caramel Popcorn

Guava BBQ Pulled Pork Tostones

Guava BBQ Pulled Pork Tostones

Looking for a quick snack? Make this Cuban seasoned popcorn! Take popcorn to another level by seasoning it with complete seasoning.

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn

Sweet potatoes cut into fries, seasoned with salt, pepper, and smoked paprika, then wrapped in uncured applewood smoked bacon and baked to perfection!

Baked Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potato Fries

Beer and applewood smoked bacon infused cheese sauce mixed with elbow noodles and topped with panko crumbs then baked to cheesy, crispy perfection!

Bacon + Beer Mac N Cheese

Need an appetizer idea? All you need is green olives, capers, garlic, pepper, and olive oil make this deliciously easy Green Olive Bruschetta!

Green Olive Bruschetta

Chicken Wings

Crispy, baked chicken wings topped with sticky, sweet and savory guava BBQ sauce!

Guava BBQ Chicken Wings

Easy-to-make, crispy oven baked garlic parmesan chicken wings that are so tasty, you will think they're fried! Perfect for game day!

Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

You’re just 3 ingredients away from these Crispy Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings! Perfect for dinner, game day, or to satisfy that wing craving.

3-Ingredient Crispy Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

Chicken wings marinated in mojo (garlic citrus marinade) and spices then baked to crispy perfection! Your game day with have a little Cuban kick!

Baked Mojo Marinated Chicken Wings


Crispy, shredded beef marinated Cuban-style with lime and garlic topped with a cilantro aioli sauce on sweet Hawaiian dinner rolls.

Mini Vaca Frita Sliders

Sweet Hawaiian dinner rolls filled sweet ham, swiss cheese, mini ham croquettes, and honey mustard sauce!

Mini Honey Mustard + Ham Croquette Sliders

Cuban medianoche sandwiches turned Cuban sliders! Ham, swiss cheese, Cuban-style pulled pork, pickles & mustard on toasted, buttered Hawaiian dinner rolls. Perfect for game day or entertaining at home!

Cuban Sliders {Mini Medianoche Sandwiches}

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork for Sandwiches/Sliders

Pulled pork with spicy barbecue sauce, spices, and beer all slow cooked to perfection. This spicy, sweet shredded Boston Butt practically cooks itself!

Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Sweet, boozy, easy-to-make homemade honey whiskey barbecue sauce on top of smokey, slow cooked shredded pulled pork. Practically cooks itself!

Honey Whiskey BBQ Pulled Pork

Super easy-to-make slow cooker pulled pork (lechón) marinated Cuban-style with sour orange and garlic. Practically makes itself!

Cuban-Style Pulled Pork


Soft, chewy, rich, and delicious chocolate chip cookie baked to perfection in a cast-iron skillet with brown butter and sea salt!

Brown Butter Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

Soft, fluffy, baked chocolate donuts with crushed Oreos, topped with a thick cream cheese icing and even MORE crushed Oreos!

Cookies and Cream Chocolate Oreo Donuts

Rich, smooth salted caramel ice cream with crunchy chocolate covered waffle cone pieces. Inspired by my fave Caramel Cone from Häagen-Dazs.

Salted Caramel Cone Ice Cream {Häagen-Dazs Inspired}

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookie Bars. Two delicious layers of chocolate chip cookie dough with crumbled Oreo cookies in between and topped with salted caramel.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookie Bars

Soft, chewy, rich, and chocolatey delicious chocolate chip cookies. This will be the only chocolate chip cookie recipe you'll ever need.

Soft, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Popcorn combined with melted marshmallows, dark chocolate drizzle and colored sprinkles! A sweet treat that's ridiculously easy to make.

Chocolate Popcorn Marshmallow Treats {Mickey Sprinkles!}

Deliciously sweet, ooey gooey treats made with crispy rice cereal, guava marmalade marshmallow cream and cubes of guava paste!

Guava Rice Krispie Treats with Maria Cookies

Toasty marshmallows & chocolate chips topped with homemade salted caramel in a cast-iron skillet. Serve with graham crackers!

Salted Caramel Skillet S’mores

If you made it this far, comment “YASSS, I love this list” below. ;)

Share your favorites in the comments below too!

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