14 Unexpected Game-Day Snack Recipes

Look, we love wings and guacamole and nachos and all of that classic game-day stuff, but sometimes we crave something a little more elevated. Behold, 14 surprising and unexpected game-day snacks that will be a guaranteed hit.

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1. Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Crostini

3. Boursin Cheese With Caramelized Onions And Bacon

Prediction: This will be gone in less than six minutes.

4. Chipotle And Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Perfect for game day…or any day, really.

5. Warm Gruyere, Bacon And Caramelized Onion Dip

No words, only stomach grumbles.

6. Mini Caprese Salad Bites

The word salad is in the title, so you can have, like, 12.


7. Crispy Buffalo Cheddar Potato Nachos

Don’t you just want to backstroke in this?

8. Caesar Salad Wonton Cups

How cute are these? (The answer is "very.")

9. Cheesy Shrimp Baked Spring Rolls

10. French Onion Cups

Much easier to serve (and eat) than soup.

11. Spicy Avocado Hummus

Two of our favorite things combined into one addictive snack.

12. French Dip Sliders

A crowd-pleaser if we’ve ever seen one.

13. Herbed Olives

Simple, yet satisfying.

14. Miso Butter Shrimp

Try stopping after just one. We dare you.

sarah stiefvater

Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...