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11 Homegating Recipes for Tailgating at Home
11 Homegating Recipes for Tailgating at Home

11 Homegating Recipes for Tailgating at Home

This football season, many of us will be participating in homegating: tailgating at home! That means there are even more opportunities to cook up delicious football and game-day treats. From building your own snack STAYdium to choosing some better-for-you alternatives, we’ve got all the tips and ideas you need to make homegating special. Read on to discover some new takes on some of your favorites as well as some classics!

1. Loaded Potato Skin Casserole

Loaded Potato Skin Casserole

Loaded Potato Skin Casserole might just be the greatest invention of all time. It takes everything we love about loaded potato skins and throws it all into a casserole dish. That’s right: bacon, cheesy VELVEETA®, baked potato skins and more combine into a delectable dish that they’ll want every game day!

2. Taco Pinwheels

Taco Pinwheels

Turn your favorite Tex-Mex dish into delicious two-bite appetizers. These Taco Pinwheels are the MVP of homegating, using just 6 ingredients.

3. Mini Pepper Nachos

Mini Pepper Nachos

Swap out tortilla chips for mini bell peppers for a lower-carb recipe for your at-home tailgate! Mini Pepper Nachos pack all the flavor of nachos with a Healthy Living update. Top them with light sour cream or chunky salsa!

4. Easy Garlic Parmesan Wings

Easy Garlic Parmesan Wings

No need to call on the usual wing place for pickup. Make these Easy Garlic Parmesan Wings in the pressure cooker and you’ll make wings at home exclusively. We love the zesty flavor of these pressure-cooked wings.

5. PHILADELPHIA Buffalo Chicken Dip

PHILADELPHIA Buffalo Chicken Dip

Could it be a list of homegating recipes without including Buffalo chicken dip? This recipe is incredibly simple, with just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time for our tasty PHILADELPHIA Buffalo Chicken Dip. Serve it with crackers, celery, carrots or chips!

6. Football-Shaped Stuffed Breadsticks

Football-Shaped Stuffed Breadsticks

If you’ve got a can of pizza dough on-hand, you probably have all the other ingredients for these Football-Shaped Stuffed Breadsticks. Pull out the cream cheese, ranch dressing, shredded Pepper Jack and more for the halftime showstopper.

7. Mini Halftime Hawaiian Roll Sandwiches

Mini Halftime Hawaiian Roll Sandwiches

While you’re watching the performance, indulge your senses in these Mini Halftime Hawaiian Roll Sandwiches. Your family will all be super-fans of these tasty little sandwiches.

8. Everything Bagel Dogs

Everything Bagel Dogs

For another easy recipe for tailgating at home, turn to these Everything Bagel Dogs. Featuring pizza dough, beef franks, everything bagel seasoning and ketchup, these bagel dogs cook up in only 15 minutes.

9. Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars

Whether you’re waiting till after the game for dessert or you’re ready in the third quarter, try these Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars for a unique treat. Snickerdoodles + cheesecake = sugar, spice, everything nice and a total touchdown for the taste buds.

10. Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

While this Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip is a delicious homegating recipe, your family will likely want it around every weekend. Serve it with apple slices, or top your favorite cookies with it!

11. Football-Shaped Cookies and Cream Dip

Football-Shaped Cookies and Cream Dip

Why not go for the two-point conversion of desserts with this Football-Shaped Cookies and Cream Dip? Game day has never been sweeter than combining chocolate sandwich cookies, cream cheese, butter, vanilla and white chocolate. Serve this dip with vanilla wafers and strawberries!

No matter what your game day menu has on it, we’re sure you’ll have a great time homegating when you use some of these delectable ideas.

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