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Super Bowl snacks that score

Design by Emma Deardorff

Design by Emma Deardorff

Whether you’re in favor of Team Seahawks, Team Patriots, or Team Commercials, no Super Bowl party is complete without enough snacks to fill a stadium. These quick and easy recipes are sure to score points with all kinds of football fans.

Touchdown Dip

A layer for every point! 

Ingredients:

  • 1 16 oz can refried beans
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 2.25 oz can sliced olives

Instructions:

  1. Mix together taco seasoning and refried beans.
  2. Assemble the dip:
  • Layer 1: beans
  • Layer 2: sour cream
  • Layer 3: guacamole
  • Layer 4: corn
  • Layer 5: salsa
  • Layer 6: onions
  • Layer 7: cheese and olives
  1. Serve with tortilla chips.

Buffalo Ranch Popcorn

A guaranteed boneless snack for “when wings just aren’t enough.” Recipe from Taste of Home.com. 

Ingredients:

  • 16 cups popped popcorn
  • 1/3 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing

Instructions:

  1. Mix together buffalo sauce, butter, ranch and cayenne pepper.
  2. Pour over popcorn and toss until coated.

Cheesy Pigskins in a Blanket

Fuel your bacon obsession. Recipe from Tablespoon.com.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tube crescent roll dough
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices cooked bacon
  • 16 cocktail franks

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Remove the crescent rolls from the tube and separate them, dividing each triangle in half (16 total).
  3. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cheddar on each piece.
  4. Wrap each cocktail frank in half a piece of bacon, and place on each piece.
  5. Stretch the sides of the crescent around the frank and roll, sealing the edges.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Pepperoni Pizza Poppers

You won’t want to hand-off the plate when these are passed around. Recipe from OrWhateverYouDo.com.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tubes biscuit dough
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese
  • 20-30 pepperoni slices
  • Pizza sauce for dipping

Instructions:

  1. Slightly flatten biscuit discs and evenly divide the toppings between them.
  2. Wrap dough around toppings and pinch the seam shut.
  3. Place seam down into a prepped baking dish. Bake according to package directions.

Commercial Cookie Dough Dip

Everyone knows it’s the best part. Recipe from SomethingSwanky.com.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut putter
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups M&Ms (or toppings of your choice)

Instructions:

  1. Mix together cream cheese, butter and peanut butter until smooth.
  2. Gradually whisk in the powdered sugar and flour until well-combined.
  3. Whisk in the brown sugar, flour and vanilla.
  4. Stir in M&Ms (or other toppings).
  5. Serve with pretzels, graham crackers, cookies, or just eat it straight out of the bowl!

IF YOU GO:

What: Super Bowl Watch Party

Where: Rathskeller

When: 6 p.m. Feb. 1

For students looking for a place to watch the big game, the Rathskeller will be hosting a watch party. The first 50 students who arrive will receive free wings.

January 28, 2015

Reporters

Madelyn Paquette


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