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End Zone Appetizers: No-Fuss Recipes for Super Bowl Success

Touchdown taste and game-winning ease collide with these no-fuss recipes for your Super Bowl spread. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or simply enjoying the commercials and company, these crowd-pleasing appetizers will have everyone reaching for seconds (and maybe even thirds!). So grab your favorite jersey, fire up the TV, and get ready to indulge in deliciousness that’s as exciting as the game itself.

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Wings:


  • 1 pound chicken wings, separated at the joint
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Blue cheese dressing, for dipping (optional)
  • Celery sticks and carrot sticks, for dipping (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
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  1. Pat the chicken wings dry with paper towels. In a large bowl, toss the wings with hot sauce, melted butter, brown sugar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and salt until evenly coated.
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  1. Arrange the wings in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, then flip the wings and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through and crispy.
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  1. Serve immediately with blue cheese dressing and celery sticks and carrot sticks for dipping, if desired.

Pro Tip: For extra crispy wings, bake them on a wire rack placed over a baking sheet. This allows air to circulate around the wings, resulting in a more even crisp.

Loaded Nachos:


  • 1 bag (12 oz) tortilla chips
  • 1 (15 oz) can refried beans, warmed
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeno pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 cup diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salsa, sour cream, and guacamole, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spread tortilla chips on a baking sheet.
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  1. Top with refried beans, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.
  2. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  3. Serve immediately topped with red onion, green bell pepper, jalapeno pepper (if using), avocado, and cilantro. Let guests add their own salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.

Pro Tip: Get creative with your toppings! Add cooked ground beef, shredded chicken, black olives, pico de gallo, or any other toppings you like.

Pigs in a Blanket:


  • 1 package (12 oz) refrigerated crescent dough sheets
  • 12 hot dogs
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash
  • Sesame seeds, for sprinkling (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Unroll the crescent dough sheets and separate them. Spread Dijon mustard over each dough sheet.
  3. Top each dough sheet with cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese. Place a hot dog at the end of each dough sheet.

Ann Shrott

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