17 Simple Football-Shaped Foods Recipe for Opening Day

These 17 football-shaped foods for opening day will be the hit of every game! My husband loves hosting viewing parties, so I’m excited to try some of these awesome football-shaped food ideas this year. Most of these are pretty easy to make!

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Let’s make football-shaped foods for Opening Day!

simple Football Shaped Food recipes

I’ll admit I’m not the biggest football fan in the world, but considering that the men in my house are, I try to participate… most days.

1. Pigs In a Blanket Recipe

Delish.com’s pigs in a blanket are like your old favorite, but with a football flare!

2. Devilled Eggs Recipe

This deviled eggs recipe from Party City is one of the simplest ways to add a football theme to a party.

3. Jalapeño Cheese Ball Recipe

Yum! This jalapeño cheese ball from Peas and Crayons is on my must-make list this year!

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Can’t wait to make all of this for the Opening day!

Football Shaped Snacks

4. Tiny Pizza Pockets Recipe

Make these tiny pizza pockets from Party City for the big day!

5. Taco Dip Recipe

Tablespoon’s taco dip in a crescent roll bread bowl is so good!

6. Football Mini Meatloaves Recipe

If you like meatloaf, try these individual football mini meatloaves from Mom Foodie.

7. Chicken Calzones Recipe

Like a pizza pocket, these chicken calzones from Pillsbury are a new way to make individual snacks.

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Aren’t they too cute to eat?

Football Shaped Desserts

8. Football Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

That’s What Che Said’s football Rice Krispie treats are a fun treat for the kids to help with party prep!

9. Football-shaped Cake Recipe

Check out Bluprint’s tutorial to easily make a football-shaped cake.

10. Football-shaped Cake Pops Recipe

This football-shaped cake pops from Home Is Where The Boat Is are the cutest thing, and they’re super easy to make.

11. Football-shaped Peanut Butter Dip Recipe

Make Crazy for Crust’s delicious peanut butter dip shaped like a football.

Chocolate Football Desserts

12. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Football Recipe

Belle of the Kitchen’s chocolate chip cheesecake ball is so good!

Little pieces of cookie dough wrapped in chocolate? Yes, please! These chocolate chip cookie dough footballs from Life, Love, and Sugar will be a huge hit.

14. Peanut Butter Chocolate Football Cookies Recipe

Yum! Crazy for Crust’s peanut butter chocolate cookies are quick to make and delicious!

15. Football Brownies Recipe

Cut out your favorite brownies into footballs and add icing. Check out this easy peasy tutorial from Betty Crocker.

16. Football Mini Fudge Pies Recipe

Oh my gosh, For Rent’s mini fudge pies look incredible.

17. No-bake Stuffed Chocolate Footballs Recipe

These no-bake stuffed chocolate footballs from The First Year Blog are easy to make so they’re a win for me!

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Everything looks delicious!

Football Party Ideas and Tips

  • When throwing a football party, I always try to plan for last-minute guests, making sure I have more than enough of everything from plates and cups, to chips, cookies, and dip.
  • Plan ahead for special dietary requirements, food allergies, or food intolerances. I keep gluten free buns and veggie burgers on hand, just in case!
  • I also set up a fun crafting station for any kids who might be coming, to keep them entertained while the game is on!
  • Don’t forget to keep foil and takeout containers at the ready so that your guests can take leftovers home with them!

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What’s your favorite football party food? Comment below! 

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