20 Super Bowl Food Ideas

We’ve got to admit, we aren’t big football fans. But we’re definitely big fans of food!! So for us, the super bowl is a chance to indulge in some of our favorites. I even host a super bowl party, which I refer to as the super food party, just so that I have an excuse to make a bunch of food for everyone! I’ve been hosting this for the last 20 years. So I decided to share some super bowl food ideas from all the years of hosting.

Appetizers and desserts are my favorite foods to make. So hosting a super bowl party is the perfect excuse to make the best appetizers, snacks and desserts.

So here’s 20 delicious Super Bowl food ideas that are sure to make everyone a fan…of the food at least! 

1. Soft Pretzels with Spicy Cheese

These soft pretzels with spicy cheese are at every super bowl party I host. Soft and chewy pretzels with a creamy, spicy cheese dip. So good! You can also use the cheese dip for chips and veggies too!

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2. Buffalo Chicken Dip

skillet filled with buffalo chicken dip with celery chips and bread next to it

I’ve been told over and over this is the best buffalo chicken dip. Everyone raves about it when I take it to parties. It’s always voted the best, even by people who claim they don’t like blue cheese! This dip is creamy, cheesy, and spicy. It’s just like beloved buffalo chicken wings, but maybe even better!

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3. Chocolate Chip Skillet Brookie

chocolate chip cookie and brownies in skillet

This chocolate chip skillet brookie is for those that can’t decide whether they want chocolate chip cookies or brownies. Combining both in skillet form for the ultimate gooey cookie brownie treat!

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4. Spinach and Artichoke Dip

round baking dish with spinach dip and bread and chips

This is another dip that always gets rave reviews and people declare it the best spinach and artichoke dip they’ve had. It’s creamy, full of flavor and pretty easy to make too!

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5. Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

plate of buffalo cauliflower on a cutting board surrounded by celery and dressing

This air fryer buffalo cauliflower is the healthy take on buffalo wings. For when you need to satisfy your chicken wing cravings but want to keep it a little healthier! It’s packed with so much flavor, you’ll forget it’s the healthy version!

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6. Baked Goat Cheese Dip

baked goat cheese dip in a cast iron skillet with crostini next to it

Baked goat cheese dip – warm, gooey goat cheese. Need we say more? If you haven’t had baked goat cheese before, make this immediately!

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7. Rye Bread Bowl Dip

One of our most popular appetizer recipes of all time, this rye bread bowl dip is so good. It’s so easy to make too, and can be made ahead of time, so it’s a perfect party food!

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8. White Bean and Bacon Dip

This beloved white bean and bacon dip was shared by our cousin and quickly became a favorite. So full of flavor, it’s sure to be a hit at your party.

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9. Layer Taco Dip

This layer taco dip is one of my all time favorite appetizers. It’s easy to make and so, so good. I get requests for this one all the time as well.

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10. Cocktail Meatballs

These cocktail meatballs, also know as sweet and sour meatballs or grape jelly meatballs, are easy to make with just 3 ingredients. And while they might look cute and dainty in the photos, it’s a hearty snack for parties. Perfect way to add a little protein when you’re making carb heavy appetizers!

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11. Artichoke Bread

Endless requests for this artichoke bread as well. Creamy, cheesy artichoke spread on chewy, crispy bread is irresistible!

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12. Beer Cheese Dip

Beer Cheese

Another option to go with the soft pretzels, this beer cheese dip has been a top recipe on the blog.

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13. Peanut Butter S’mores Skillet Cookie

One of my favorite desserts to make and eat, this peanut butter s’mores skillet cookie combines the best of everything. Chocolate chip cookie, peanut butter and s’mores in this warm, gooey skillet cookie is just to die for. You need this in your life, trust me!

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14. Cheese Ball

This is one of the best tasting cheese balls I’ve ever had. My niece shared the recipe with me. I fancied them up a bit with the toppings/coatings. But you can keep it easy and not do the coatings, and it will still be the best cheese ball you’ve had!

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15. Cucumber Crostini

I crave these creamy cucumber crostini all the time. They’re always a favorite at parties and they’re super easy to make as well!

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16. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These peanut butter cup cookies are my most asked for cookie recipe. Soft, chewy and filled with peanut buttery goodness, they are perfection.

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17. Mediterranean Flatbread

You can never go wrong with Greek food in my book. This mediterranean flatbread is loaded with veggies and feta cheese. Quick to throw together and sure to be hit!

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18. No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

An easy, no bake dessert that will wow your guests every time. These peanut butter bars are quick and easy to make and sure to become a favorite go-to recipe.

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19. Whipped Feta and Herb Dip

Whipped Feta and Herb Dip

I’m such a fan of whipped feta. It’s incredible and tastes good with so many different things. This whipped feta and herb dip is perfect to serve alongside veggies at your party!

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20. Marshmallow Peanut Butter Crunch Brownies

dessert brownie bar close up sitting on enamel pie plate

Another family favorite recipe, and one of Caitlin’s favorite desserts. This is so addicting! You can also make this ahead, so it’s great for parties.

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