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28 Crowd-Pleasing Game Day Recipes You Can Make In 30 Minutes

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4. Instant Pot Chicken Wings

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These five ingredient wings basically cook themselves in the Instant pot. Just finish them off by broiling them in the oven for five minutes so they get nice and crispy. Get the recipe.

5. Huevos Rancheros Potato Boats

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Hollowed out baked potatoes get covered with a layer of cheddar cheese and refried beans. Then, crack an egg into each boat and let them bake until the whites set. Get the recipe.


7. Instant Pot Taco Chili

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Even if you don't own an Instant Pot, you can still make this hearty chili — loaded with ground beef, beans, diced tomatoes and fire roasted chiles — on the stove in half an hour. Get the recipe.

8. Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

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All you need are five simple ingredients and a muffin tin. Doesn't get much easier (or cheesier) than this. Get the recipe.


11. Stuffed Pepperoni Pizza Bread

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The best part about this recipe — besides for all the cheese — is that you can play around and add any of your favorite pizza toppings like sautéed mushrooms, olives, or sausage. Get the recipe.

12. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

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Whether you're avoiding meat or you just want to try something new, these crispy and hot cauliflower bites are a must-try for game day. Get the recipe.

13. Homemade Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

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Start off with crescent dough and cocktail sausages, then add sharp cheddar and parmesan ranch butter to these DIY pigs in a blanket. Get the recipe.

14. Irish Potato Nachos

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Frozen potato wedges get fancy with the help of shredded BBQ chicken, jalapeños, veggies, and lots of cheese. You can easily load these nachos up with even more vegetables and make them totally meatless. Get the recipe.


16. BLT Dip with Crostini

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This creamy, crunchy, crispy dip has a decadent mixture of sour cream, cream cheese, and mayo on the bottom. Then it's topped off with bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Get the recipe.

18. Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Sliders

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No matter which team you're routing for, buffalo chicken will always steal the show. Get the recipe.


19. Lightened-Up Chili Cheese Dip

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This better-for-you chili cheese dip calls for Greek yogurt, ground turkey, and lots of spices like chili powder, cumin, paprika, ad garlic powder. Get the recipe.

21. Crispy Jalapeño Popper Beef Fajitas

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Load up some tortillas with a flavorful mixture of ground beef, sautéed garlic and onion, and lots of spices and seasoning. Then, flash fry the taquitos in a skillet until they turn golden brown and crispy. Get the recipe.

22. Firecracker Chicken Meatballs

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The key to these chicken meatballs is the homemade spicy sauce made with hot sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and red pepper flakes. It's a little sweet, a lot of spicy, and they'll make you beg for seconds. Get the recipe.


23. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins

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If you don't feel like making them from scratch, start with frozen potato skins. After all, the highlight is the cheesesteak filling made with steak, bell pepper, onion, and provolone cheese. Get the recipe.

24. Fluffy S'mores Dip

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Party dips are a foolproof crowd pleaser, so why settle for just the savory stuff? This s'mores dip is made with cream cheese, whipping cream, marshmallows, and cocoa powder, and it's guaranteed to be an instant hit. Get the recipe.

25. Apple Pie Bites