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7 Glorious Game Day Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd

Even if you don't like football, we ~know~ you like beer, cheese, and bacon.

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Everyone knows that the best part of football season is SNACKS.

Also, beer. So, BuzzFeed Life editors created the ultimate game day menu — seven fun, beer-filled snacks that'll make your life delicious from the first kickoff to the Super Bowl.

1. Tater Tots + Nachos = TOTCHOS.

With a cheesy, braised brisket topping: Can you even stand it?
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With a cheesy, braised brisket topping: Can you even stand it?

Here's everything you need to make the totchos:

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Make easy beer-braised brisket: It cooks in the slow cooker overnight. Then shred it up and spread it over tater tots (with plenty of cheese) for a fun spin on nachos.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

2. This easy, no-bake dessert dip pays tribute to America's favorite pastime: peanut butter.

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Minimal effort, maximal effect.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

3. Wheat beer and oranges are perfect together, so why not combine the two for the most fun Jell-O shot of all time?

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You only need three ingredients and some fridge space!

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

4. Use canned pizza dough to make an easy, football-shaped bread bowl, then fill it with a simple queso and dip away.

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If you build a football-shaped bread bowl, they will come.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

5. Grilled cheese sandwiches are even better when they're bite-sized and spiked with beer.

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Cheese + beer + food processor = BEER CHEESE. Spread it on baguette slices for oozy grilled cheese sandwiches.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

6. Store-bought pretzels are great, but they're even better tossed with a spiced tomato-beer seasoning and baked to crispy perfection.

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Coat some crushed pretzels in buttery seasoning, spread on a baking sheet, and let your oven do the work.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

7. How to make bacon even more delicious: Brush it with a beer-brown sugar glaze and bake it into a crispy, sweet-salty snack.

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WARNING: the beer glaze is so good that you'll have to work hard not to eat it with a spoon.

Full recipe here.
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Full recipe here.

Players, take the field. It's GO TIME.

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(TOTS for the extra point.)

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