Game day should be fun and exciting, but not spent in the kitchen! With these easy appetizer recipes, your party will be praiseworthy, and you’ll actually get to watch the game.
Go ahead and pin this to your favorite recipe board!
25 Easy Appetizer Recipes to Make For Game Day
Italian Sliders are Delicious and So Easy to Make – Not only are these sliders easy but they could be assembled earlier that day then just heated once your guest starts to arrive.
Ham and Cheese Sliders – from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter. A buttery twist on a classic sandwich!
Easy French Dip Sliders – from Kleinworth & Co. Who doesn’t love a tender french dip sandwich with homemade au jus?
Mexican Themed Appetizers
Easy Beef Taco Boats Your Kids Will Love – My taco boats are so fast to make! And if you get the small ones they are perfect appetizers.
Mini Guacamole Boat – from Flour on My Face is perfect for avocado lovers! Plus, you can combine it with my taco boats for a vegetarian choice.
One Skillet Chicken Burrito Dip – from Almost Supermom is crazy delicious with its hot and gooey cheese!
Easy Individual 7 Layer Dip Cups – from A Cultivated Nest. I love how these are ready for your guests to grab and go!
For Bacon Lovers
Bacon Ranch Blooming Bread – by It is a Keeper. You can’t go wrong with bacon, cheddar, and sourdough bread!
Easy Cream Cheese and Bacon Appetizers – by Do It All Working Mom. This finger food literal takes five minutes to assemble.
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos – by My Life Cookbook are so not only easy to make but also low carb. Plus you can even make them ahead of time by freezing them and cooking the day of your party.
Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Dip – by Spaceships and Lazer Beams also calls this hot & dirty dip LOL. Seriously with a name like that we will all be wanting to snack on some!
Buffalo Inspired Easy Appetizer Recipes
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip – My delicious recipe is not only easy but so fast to make! You can serve it with celery, carrots, or tortilla chips.
Creamy Buffalo Wings – from 3 Boys and a Dog are perfect for teenagers!
Buffalo Hummus – from 3 Little Greenwoods is a healthy twist on your usual buffalo dip.
Pizza Inspired Appetizers
Low Carb Mini Crustless Pizzas – Are perfect for someone watching their carbs! They are so easy to make, and your kids will love them.
Pizza Dip Appetizer – by Crystal & Co. dip is so yummy with your favorite pizza ingredients. You’ll have trouble not burning your tongue waiting for it to cool before tasting some.
5 min. Pesto and Artichoke Pizza – by Do it All Working Mom would be another great option for vegetarians.
Baked Pizza Gyoza – by That Recipe. Gyoza is dumpling… think steamed dumplings or crab rangoons. But Audrey’s recipe is so easy to make with wonton wrappers and your favorite pizza toppings.
More Easy Appetizer Recipes
Crock Pot Cherry Jalapeno Meatballs – by Flour on My Face. These meatballs have a sweet and spicy flavor that you will soon come to crave.
Easy Sweet & Sour Meatballs – by Wondermom Wannabe are perfect for any party, but would be delicious on game day!
Mini Pumpkin Pie Cheese Ball Bites – by A Cultivated Nest. Not all appetizers have to savory! Your crowd will love eating these cheese ball bites.
Zesty Blue Cheese Dip – by That Recipe will dress up any boring vegetable tray.
Cranberry Pecan Crostini Appetizers – by The Gardening Cook are so simple to make, and the cranberries add a flavorful touch to them.
What are your favorite easy appetizer recipes for game day?
For more appetizer inspiration read my review of Martha Stewarts Appetizers.