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Best Gameday Recipes

Here are the best gameday recipes on Spicy Southern Kitchen. Everything from easy ribs made in the crock pot to wings to hot and cold party dips and spreads. These recipes are easy to prepare and are sure to make your gameday a hit. Not a football fan? No worries. These recipes are perfect for any kind of party.

Best Gameday Recipes

First up is Crock Pot Ribs.

Crock Pot Ribs

There is no easier way to cook ribs than in the slow cooker. They are guaranteed to be super tender. These Crock Pot Ribs are coated in a thick and tangy bbq sauce. So good!

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip
Crock Pot Spinach Dip

Dip Recipes

This is another slow cooker recipe that I love for parties. Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip is an easy, hands-off party appetizer that tastes great served with homemade pita chips, Frito corn chips, tortilla chips, crackers, or even veggie sticks. So creamy and good!

This Tex-Mex Pimento Cheese recipe takes an old southern favorite and gives it a flavorful update. So easy to make ahead of time.

Hot Caramelized Onion Dip with Bacon and Gruyere is the ultimate onion dip! The flavor of the sweet caramelized onions covered in so much rich, creamy, cheesy goodness makes this dip the hit of every party!

Slow Cooker Chicken Nacho Dip– this warm, cheesy dip is full of chicken, black beans, and jalapeno. Makes a tasty gameday dip!

Crock Pot Beef Queso Dip is the ultimate queso party dip and it’s perfect for game day. It makes a huge amount so invite lots of people over. So cheesy and beefy with just the right amount of spice.

Philly Cheese Steak Dip is creamy, cheesy, and warm and loaded with flavorful chunks of steak, onions, and peppers.

Sausage Pimento Cheese Dip– an easy, creamy, and cheesy southern dip that’s great with Frito Scoops.

Wing Recipes

Just like ribs, wings are super easy to make in the crock pot and these Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Sticky Wings are bound to be a hit.

Sticky Soy Brown Sugar Chicken Wings
Sticky Soy Chicken Wings

Another wing favorite are these Sticky Soy Chicken Wings. They are marinated in a soy sauce/brown sugar mixture and then baked for an hour. The marinade caramelizes in the oven and turns wonderfully sticky.

Honey TABASCO Wings are baked until crispy and coated in a sweet and spicy glaze. They make a tasty appetizer or game day snack.

Roasted Ranch Wings are baked in the oven until golden and crispy. Dip them in ranch dressing for even more ranch flavor. These wings are a Ranch lover’s dream!

Easy Buffalo Shrimp Dip makes a spicy party appetizer
Buffalo Shrimp Dip

Buffalo Recipes

A Buffalo-style recipe is a must for gameday. Here are some of our favorites.

Buffalo Shrimp Dip is a warm and cheesy dip with lots os spicy, buffalo flavor. A must for spicy food lovers.

These Buffalo Chicken Sliders are a breeze to make with a roitsserie chicken.

Buffalo Shrimp are coated in seasonings, broiled and then tossed in a mixture of buffalo sauce and melted butter. Serve with a side of blue cheese dressing. These shrimp are so hard to stop eating! 

Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins
Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins are crispy on the outside and filled with a spicy buffalo chicken and cheese mixture. Drizzle them with blue cheese dressing and buffalo sauce for a spicy hot party appetizer!

Great Finger Foods

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos are jalapeno poppers southern-style.  So spicy and cheesey!

BBQ Steak Nachos and bowl of pico de gallo.
BBQ Steak Nachos

These BBQ Steak Nachos are piled high with delicious flavors. Smokey pieces of grilled rib-eye steak tossed with Stubb’s BBQ Sauce, grilled corn, pinto beans, gooey melted cheese, and lots, lots more!

Philly Cheese Steak Quesadillas are filled with melted provolone cheese, tender crisp onions and peppers, fresh mushrooms, and seared steak slices. If you love a Philly Cheese Steak sandwich, you will love these quesadillas. 

Sausage Crescent Balls are an easy 3-ingredient recipe. Maybe the best sausage balls ever! 

Ranch Cheez-Its– This 5-ingredient recipe makes the perfect salty snack for gameday. These flavored Cheez-Its are similar to seasoned oyster crackers but the cheese flavor makes them even more tasty.

Chicken Cranberry Pinwheels have a creamy and delicious filling made from chopped chicken, cream cheese, toasted pecans, celery, green onion, dried cranberries and feta cheese. 

Alabama Fire Crackers– this savory, spicy snack is a long time southern party favorite. Made with Saltine crackers, ranch seasoning, and lots of crushed red pepper flakes, it’s hard to not want to eat cracker after cracker.

Don’t Forget The Chili

This hearty Five-Alarm Chili is loaded with enough spice to call in the fire department. The spice comes from 5 different sources: jalapeno, chipotle in adobo, chili powder, cayenne, and ancho. That’s a whole lot of spice!

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili is ultra creamy with lots of southwestern spices. Serve with Frito Chips and you have a great gameday chili.

Slow Cooker Brisket Chili is loaded with tender chunks of brisket, lots of spices, black beans, and fire-roasted tomatoes. Eight hours on LOW in the slow cooker and you have one of the most delicious bowls of chili ever.

Hope you enjoy some of these Gameday Recipes!

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