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Simple Super Bowl Party Snacks

Whether your favorite team made it to the big game or not, Super Bowl Sunday is always a fantastic excuse to party it up with your friends around a big screen and get psyched for some great food and America’s favorite sport. 

So whether you go for the love of the game or for the food and company, here are some quick and easy recipes to add to your Super Bowl potluck this Sunday!

Monkey Bread

These are so quick and versatile that they can’t go wrong as an appetizer on game day! The possibilities of what to fill these with is endless, so get creative!

  • 1 jar of marinara sauce
  • 2 packages of chilled/frozen pizza dough
  • ¼ cup olive oil 
  • 1 glove of garlic or garlic powder
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese
  • filling of choice (pre-cooked) (chicken, pepperoni, bacon, sausage, broccoli, spinach)
  • buffalo sauce (optional)
  • Thaw out pizza dough and preheat oven to 375°. Take a golf-ball sized bit of the dough and flatten to insert cheese and filling. Roll it up and dip in olive oil and garlic combination and place in any size pan (preferably bundt) one on top/next to the other. 
  • Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes. Use marinara sauce as dip. 

Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

Instead of ordering in crappy pizza from the same old place, make these fun and different puffs to share!

  • 3/4 cup flour 
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup whole milk 
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten 
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1 cup) 
  • 2 oz mini turkey pepperoni, (about 1/2 cup)
  • 4 oz low-fat sausage, cooked and crumbled 
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • Pre-heat the oven to 375°. Grease a 24-cup mini-muffin pan. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, garlic powder and baking powder; whisk in the milk and egg. Stir in the mozzarella, sausage and pepperoni; let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Bake until puffed and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, microwave the pizza sauce until warmed through. Serve the puffs with the pizza sauce for dipping.

Easy-Bake Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are definitely a staple at any football game, so do it up right with this easy dish.

  • 36 wings, cut in half
  • 1.5 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs vinegar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce 
  • Parboil wings for 20 minutes and drain. Mix rest of the ingredients together. Pour sauce over wings and make sure wings are covered completely. Line cookie sheet with foil. Lay wings side by side. Pour excess sauce over wings. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. 

Philly Cheesesteak Rolls

This will be a great addition to your Super Bowl party and could pass for the main dish.

  • all-purpose flour
  • ½ of a 17.3 ounce package of Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry sheets (1 sheet), thawed
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, cut in half and sliced (makes about 1 cup)
  • ¼ of a 24 ounce package of frozen sandwich steak, cut into thin strips
  • 4 slices of American cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten 
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Sprinkle flour on work surface. Unfold pastry sheet on work surface and roll into a 10-inch square. Cut 4 (5-inch) squares.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove onion from skillet.
  • Increase heat to medium-high. Add the sandwich steaks to the skillet and cook for three minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Spoon one-fourth of the onion and one-fourth of the sandwich steaks on the bottom third of each pastry square.  Top each with 1 slice cheese.  Fold 2 opposite sides over the filling.  Roll up like a jelly roll.  Brush the pastries with the egg.  Place the pastries onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown.  Let the pastries cool on the baking sheet on a wire rack for 10 minutes.  Cut the pastries in half diagonally to serve.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This is a fantastic recipe that’s not only delectable, but healthy too!

  • 1 pint each red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4  red onion
  • 1/2 cup kalamata or green olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup each red wine vinegar and olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tsp each salt and dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp each garlic powder and pepper
  • 1/2  500 g pkg fusilli
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (optional)
  • Combine tomatoes, onions and olives in a large bowl. Drizzle with vinegar and oil. Stir in feta, dill and seasonings. Let stand at room temperature. 
  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, according to package directions, about 10 min. Add raisins for last minute of cooking. Drain, then rinse with running water until totally chilled. 
  • Stir pasta and raisins into tomato mixture. Sprinkle with pine nuts. 

Cook up these delicious recipes and have your dish be the best touchdown of the game!

Hey everyone! My name is Becca DeMello and I'm a Junior, majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Marketing and Psychology at Suffolk University in the great city of Boston, MA. Aside from Her Campus, I'm also involved in Theta Phi Alpha, one of the sororities here on campus! I love books, dogs, running, dressing up, writing, the Red Sox, memorable quotes, peanut butter, and cheetah print! I'll leave you with two of my favorite quotes that I think sum me up just right: "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius "She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future." - Proverbs 31:25
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