What Will You Be Cooking Up This Super Bowl Sunday?

Help Eagan Patch put together a list of lip-smacking snacks that readers can whip up for the big game.

Because I'm not a big professional football fan, the Super Bowl game is less important to me than the commercials—and the snacks!

Some of my fellow Patch editors and I are working to compile a collection of your favorite party-food recipes and create a Super Bowl cookbook of sorts for our readers to use. Have a fiery homemade buffalo wings recipe? Can you make a jello mold in the shape of a football? Does your salsa disappear off the table in the blink of an eye? Then we want you to send us your recipe!

Feel free to post your gameday recipes in the comments section below so all our readers can try them out. If you've taken a picture of your dish that you also would like to post, we'd love to see them. And a few brownie points if you've got a mouth-watering recipe that is healthy, too, but we certainly won't discriminate.

To get you started, Here's a contribution from Apple Valley Patch Editor Allison Wickler:

Pepperoni Dip

  • 1 10-3/4 oz. can cream of celery soup
  • 1 6-oz. package of pepperoni, chopped (a little more is definitely OK)
  • 1 8-oz. package of cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • Crackers (I like Triscuits for this, personally)

Combine the first three ingredients in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for about two hours, then set the cooker on the "warm" setting and people can munch on crackers and dip throughout the party. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Have a great Super Bowl snack recipe? Post it in the comments section below.

David Henke January 30, 2012 at 06:18 PM
Thanks for all the recipes, Deb! I'm a fan of anything spicy, and to me the BBQ fries look particularly tasty! Are you planning using any of these ideas this Sunday?
Allison Arbuthnot January 30, 2012 at 11:01 PM
Our Favorite Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings Source: Quick from Scratch, via Cooking.com http://www.cooking.com/Recipes-and-More/recipes/Baked-Buffalo-Chicken-Wings-recipe-2307.aspx RECIPE INGREDIENTS 4 pounds chicken wings 3 tablespoons cooking oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 3/4 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sour cream 1/4 pound blue cheese, crumbled (about 1 cup) 2 scallions including green tops, chopped 5 teaspoons vinegar 1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper 1/4 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce 8 ribs celery, cut into sticks See link for directions: http://www.cooking.com/Recipes-and-More/recipes/Baked-Buffalo-Chicken-Wings-recipe-2307.aspx#ixzz1kz8hMJJj Go Pats!
Deb M January 31, 2012 at 12:02 AM
The first two are pretty much standard get-together fare. The last one everybody likes but I think it is for the name 8)
Deb M January 31, 2012 at 12:22 AM
The BBQ Fries are to die for.
Deb M January 31, 2012 at 11:22 AM
Nacho Cheese Dip 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour 12 ounces plain Greek yogurt 8 ounces mild cheddar cheese, shredded or cubed 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon chili powder Dash of cayenne Salt & pepper, to taste In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Stir in the flour, using a wire whisk to stir until smooth. Add the yogurt; stir until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients; stir constantly until cheese is completely melted and smooth. Serve warm with tortilla chips and/or fresh vegetables. (you can keep it on the stove on very low heat, or put it in a crock pot on warm, until serving).


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