Recipe Roundups

75 of the Best Tailgating Recipes for Your Next Game

Last updated on May 23rd, 2023

Are you a die hard football fan? You’ll love these mouthwatering tailgating recipes, perfect for tailgating at your home or the home of your favorite team.

tailgating recipes

Are you a die hard football fan? Does the start of football season fill you with the same anticipation as a kid on Christmas morning? You’re going to love this list I’ve compiled of some of the best tailgating recipes on the web. I asked fellow bloggers to share their best, most mouthwatering tailgating recipes, perfect for tailgating at your home or the home of your favorite team.

Looking for more tailgating recipes? Check out the Appetizers category on my blog or follow my Game Day Recipes board on Pinterest. You’ll find all these recipes saved there.


Bloody Mary Mix


Bacon Cheddar Muffins


Hot Dishes

cutting board topped with chicken drumsticks coated in honey chipotle sauce

Finger Foods

Mini corn dogs


blue ceramic bowl full of chex mix with a metal measuring cup, red serving bowl full of chex mix to the side


Bite-sized mini muffaletta sandwiches are loaded with sliced meat, cheese, and salty olive salad. These appetizers are loaded with a taste of New Orleans.


turkey pumpkin chili


trail mix recipe


  1. Thanks, Amy! I am definitely a snack girls too.

  2. I am ready for all the snacks! Such a great list.

  3. Thanks for submitting your cheese platter, Kelly! Those types of snacks are a fave in my house. You won’t be disappointed with the Chex Mix.

  4. This is a stellar collection of tailgating recipes! We are hosting a game day party this weekend and that chex mix is calling to me! Thanks for the awesome roundup 🙂

  5. Thanks so much, Cynthia! And thanks for sharing your recipe.

  6. Thanks for sharing your tartlets recipe, Debbie!

  7. Nevermind! I found it…it just took a while to load. (Tweeted)

  8. I can’t wait for football season and tailgating! Thank you for including my rosemary almonds. Pinned, but I couldn’t find your twitter button.

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