13+ Simple Football-Shaped Food & Snack Ideas

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Get ready for a winning game day with these 13 football-themed food and snack ideas, perfect for any sports gathering. From savory delights like the festive Pigskin Pigs in a Blanket and spicy Jalapeño Popper Football Cheese Ball, to tasty bites like Football Mini Meatloaves and Buffalo Chicken Calzones, there’s something for every palate.

Don’t miss out on the sweet treats too – Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs, Peanut Butter Football Cookies, and Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Footballs are sure to score points with your guests. Each recipe is simple and fun to make, ensuring your party is a touchdown!

14. Pigskin In A Blanket

Kick off your game day gathering with these festive Pigskin Pigs in a Blanket! Mini hot dogs rolled in crescent dough, baked to golden perfection, and cleverly arranged in a football shape. Add mustard laces for that extra touch. A savory delight for sports fans!


Get ready for a touchdown of flavor with this Jalapeño Popper Football Cheese Ball! Creamy, cheesy, and loaded with jalapeños, it’s a game day crowd-pleaser. The festive football shape adds a fun touch, making it the MVP of your party. Easy to make, it’s a winning appetizer that’ll have everyone cheering!

12. Taco Dip in a Football Bread Bowl

Impress your game day crowd with a Pillsbury™ French Bread Football Taco Dip! Shape the dough into a football, bake to golden perfection, and fill the bowl with a hearty taco dip. The crunchy crust and flavorful filling make it a winning play for any party. Your guests will cheer for more!


GScore a touchdown at your football party with these adorable Football Mini Meatloaves. Shaped like footballs, these single-serve meatloaves are fun and easy to make. The hearty comfort food adds a festive touch to your game day spread. The recipe is simple, with a cooking time that suits individual servings. Pair it with Easy Queso Dip, chips, veggies, and drinks for a winning game day party. Your guests will love these flavorful, bite-sized delights!

10. Buffalo Chicken Calzones

Kick off game day with these delightful Football Calzones, filled with mouthwatering Buffalo chicken. The combination of creamy cream cheese, Frank’s RedHot sauce, and shredded rotisserie chicken creates a flavorful filling. Wrapped in Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers Buttermilk Biscuits, these calzones are easy to make. The football-shaped treats are sealed with a golden-brown crust and adorned with cream cheese laces. Serve warm for a winning game day snack that will have everyone cheering!

9. Rice Krispie Treats

These Football Rice Krispie Treats are a sweet touchdown! Made with chocolate Krispies and shaped into footballs, they’re a game day crowd-pleaser. Vanilla frosting adds laces and details, enhancing the chocolatey flavor. Easy to make and sure to score points with both kids and adults. A winning treat for Super Bowl parties!

8. Simple Football Cake

This No-Carve Football Cake is a game day winner! With a simple process, it guarantees an easy victory. Score big by shaping and frosting the cake, adding a grassy base, and detailing with laces. Perfect for those who love snacks more than sports—touchdown in taste!

7. Football Cake Pops!

These Football Cake Pops, aka Keep Pounding Pops, are a touchdown in taste and team spirit! Made with pound cake and decorated in Carolina Panthers colors, they honor the team’s mantra, “Keep Pounding.” Easy to serve and visually appealing, they’re perfect for Super Bowl celebrations. Keep Calm and Keep Pounding!

6. Peanut Butter Football Dip

The Peanut Butter Football Dip is a winning Super Bowl recipe, combining peanut butter, cream cheese, butter, and sugar into a sweet cheeseball shaped like a football. It’s a perfect game day appetizer or dessert, ideal for dipping with pretzels or cookies. Easy to make and a crowd-pleaser!

5. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Ball

The Game Day Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Ball is a touchdown for football parties! This dessert cheeseball, shaped like a football, is easy to make and a delightful treat for your guests. Serve it with graham crackers, vanilla wafers, or pretzels for a sweet and salty combo. A game-changer for your game day!

4. Chocolate Chip Cookie

Get ready for football fever with these Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs! Shaped like footballs and dipped in chocolate, these eggless cookie dough treats are a touchdown for game day. Easy to make and a fan favorite, they’ll be a crowd-pleaser at any tailgate party or playoff celebration. Go team!

3.Peanut Butter Football Cookies

Score a touchdown with these Peanut Butter Football Cookies! Easy to make, these peanut butter cookies shaped like footballs are topped with a chocolate drizzle. No need for a cookie cutter—simply shape them with your hands. A game-day treat that’s a win for peanut butter lovers. Ready, set, bake!

2. Fudge Pies

Courtney from Pizzazzerie shares a winning Football Fudge Pie recipe, blending her love for chocolate and football. Perfect for homegating, these easy-to-make pies promise to be a crowd-pleaser, adding a sweet touch to your football parties. Check out her creative suggestions for presentation and a fun dessert bar. Game on!


These Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Footballs are a touchdown for game day! Even if you’re not a football fan, these adorable treats are a win. With a creamy peanut butter filling and chocolate coating, they’re a delicious addition to any Super Bowl party or gathering. The recipe is easy to follow, and the result is a cute and tasty snack that will have everyone cheering. So, even if the game doesn’t grab your attention, these football-shaped treats certainly will!

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