Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or simply looking for an excuse to eat good food, we can all agree that tailgating is hard to beat. Here, 25 recipes that’ll make you wish football season would never end.

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Pizza Muffins

Who says pizza has to be served in pie-form? (Certainly not us.)

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Italian Pinwheels

Perfectly portable, perfectly share-able.

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Hummus Battered Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

These these wings are completely vegetarian...but you won't miss the meat.

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Hot Dog Pretzel Bites

Don't forget the cheese dip.

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Cauliflower Tater Tots

No potatoes, no problem.

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Move over, chickpeas. You've got company.

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Oven-Fried Pickles with Dill Buttermilk Ranch

Shhh, these crispy pickles never touch the frying pan.

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Serano Ham and Manchego Cheese Croquettes

These are basically the Spanish take on mozzarella sticks, and you won't be able to stop at one.

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Cuban Sliders

Easy to make, hard to stop eating.

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Salami, Aritchoke and Ricotta Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is perfect for fall.

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Fact: You can never have too many of these spicy bites on hand.

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Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip

Because a tailgate isn’t a tailgate without some party dips.

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PartySub

The Ultimate Party Sub

The easiest way to feed a whole hungry crowd.

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CheeseDip

Pimento Cheese Dip

Forget salsa—this is what tortilla chips were made for.

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Chocolate Coconut Almond Bars

Basically a homemade Almond Joy.

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Individual Seven-Layer Dips

Let’s get this fiesta started.

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Vegetarian Meatball Sliders

A little something for your vegetarian friends that everyone will love.

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Mini Apple Tarts

America?s favorite dessert, bite-sized.

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Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups

Trust us, people will be begging you to share.

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BLT Macaroni Salad

A little bit of bacon never hurt anyone.

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Steak-and-Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bites

You wont be able to stop at one…or five.

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Oven Baked S’mores

No fire pit necessary for these guys.

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Mozzarella Bites

Better act fast—these are bound to disappear.

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Beef Empanada

Store 'em and whip 'em out on game day.

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Vegetarian Chili

It's just not tailgating without this.

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