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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, 28 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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Brussels Sprout Sliders

Think outside the bun.

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Bacon Guacamole

Kick things up a notch.  

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Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

Trust us, you won’t even miss the meat.

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Italian Pinwheels

Perfectly portable, perfectly shareable.

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Don’t forget the dipping sauces.

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Move over, chickpeas. You’ve got company.

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Shhh, these crunchy bites never even touch the fryer.

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Cuban Sliders

Probably the easiest party recipe of all time.

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Salami, Aritchoke and Ricotta Pasta Salad

These are a few of our favorite things.

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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

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hawaiian bbq dog with mango, chili, pineapple and lime relish

It’s all about the toppings. 

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars

You didn't think we'd skip dessert, did you? 

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The Ultimate Party Sub

The easiest way to feed a hungry crowd.

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spinach queso with crispy jalapeños

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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Vegetarian Chili

It’s just not tailgating without a big pot of chili.

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Crispy Parmesan Brussels Sprout Bites

Make extra because we promise these will go fast.

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15-Minute Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Psst: No one needs to know it’s rotisserie chicken.

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Mini Apple Tarts

America’s favorite dessert, bite-sized.

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Cauliflower Tater Tots

No potatoes, no problem.

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BLT Macaroni Salad

A little bit of bacon never hurt anyone.

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Sweet and Spicy Paleo Baked Chicken Wings

Because game day is nothing without wings. 

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Oven Baked S'mores

No fire pit necessary for these guys.

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Brie-Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Better act fast—these are bound to disappear.

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Chili Cheese Cups

The more cheese, the better. 

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Beef Empanada

FYI: These guys can be frozen for up to three months.

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Seven-Layer Dips

Let’s get this fiesta started.

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Additional reporting by Alexandra Hough

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