The 5 Most Popular Easy Super Bowl Appetizers, According to Pinterest

updated Jan 24, 2020
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As the Big Game is coming up, you might be getting eager for football, beers, and some pretty cool commercials to enjoy with your crew of family or friends. Yet, no game and viewing party could ever be complete without an incredible spread of appetizers, right? Snacks just make things better and tastier, and it’s a no-brainer you’d want a variety of options for everyone. (Think salty, savory, sweet.)

If you think you don’t have time to make something from scratch (instead of running out to your local wings spot), we have some good news. Pinterest let us in on the most popular easy appetizers for game day so you don’t have to be in the kitchen TOO much before kick-off. Let’s cook!

1. 3-Ingredient Mini Stuffed Peppers

These mini stuffed peppers are super cheesy and flavorful, and the bright pop of color adds some fun to the buffet. You can use goat cheese and paprika for a creamy filling with some spice, or you can swap for a different cheese, like mozzarella. Plus they’re easy to eat — just pick them up, utensil-free. 

Get the Recipe: 3-Ingredient Mini Stuffed Peppers from A Spicy Perspective 

2. Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

With just four ingredients, this recipe is a game-day game-changer, since it requires little effort to make, and has amazing, bold flavors. The ham and cheese make them really savory and rich in texture, and they even have some protein and fat to boost satiety so you fill up faster. All you need is deli meat, cheese, puff pastry, and a condiment, like mustard.

Get the Recipe: Ham and Cheese Pinwheels from Well Plated

3. Easy Game Day Football Whoopie Pies

Get in the football spirit for Super Bowl with these football-themed whoopie pies for dessert. They are easy for satisfying your sweet tooth and keeping portion control in check, and you can add decoration by putting a flag of your favorite team on it, too. They’re super festive and using boxed chocolate cake mix batter makes it so easy!

Get the Recipe: Easy Game Day Football Whoopie Pies from Catch My Party

4. Fried Mac And Cheese Balls

Mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, and these balls are perfect appetizers to hit the spot and easy to grab whenever you’re feeling the urge for that gooey, cheesy treat. The texture is nice and crunchy on the outside, and oozy and warm on the inside from the cheesy noodles. You can garnish with chives or other toppings for added flavor. 

Get the Recipe: Fried Mac And Cheese Balls from Damn Delicious 

5. Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Taco Cups

When is the Instant Pot not the most handy gadget in the kitchen? It makes for easy cooking that requires minimal effort and time on your part. These chicken taco cups are easy to enjoy as a bite, and they have all the delicious Mexican flavors you crave, like shredded chicken, salsa, cheese, and avocado (for a topping). A tip? Add beer to the chicken to cook it in more flavor. 

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Taco Cups from Cupcakes and Cutlery 

What are you making for the Super Bowl this year?