13 Touchdown Tailgating Snacks

Football is huge in Texas and Roadrunner football is especially huge in San Antonio. Roadrunners and Rowdy fans alike are all gearing up for the UTSA and New Mexico game this Saturday, October 4. There are two staples for any tailgating event: beer and snacks.

It’s easy to please a football fan when it comes to beer; although, snacks are a whole different ball game. Score a touchdown with a few of these recipes.

1. Crab Rangoon Dip

This is a dip for when you really wanna class up your tailgating festivities.

Here's the recipe.


2. Cream Cheese Sausage Balls

Be careful. You can eat these things by the handful.

Here's the recipe.


3. Hawaiian Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

Melty cheese. Warm bread. Ham. You’re gonna have enough of these sandwiches to feed the offensive line. (via)

Here's the recipe.


4. Jalapeño Popper Dip

Nothing says “football” like a dip or jalapeño poppers. You can have both. (via) 

Here's the recipe.

5. Mac n' Cheese Bites

Why use a bowl when you can use your hands? (via)

Here's the recipe.


6. Mini Corn Dog Bites

The corn dog you love without the annoying stick inside. (via)

Here's the recipe.


7. Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

Eating pizza by the slice is SO last football season. (via)

Here's the recipe.


8. Mini Seven-Layer Dips

Get the seven-layer dip you love without the double-dipping you hate. (via)

Here's the recipe.

9. Smoky Blue Cheese Dip

This is the dip that everyone will be standing around

even after you tell them to leave. (via)

Here's the recipe.


10. Spicy Chicken Tortilla Roll-Ups

These bad-boys bring the heat and are easy to snack on. (via)

Here's the recipe.


11. Bacon Refried Bean Jalapeños

Stuffed jalapeños on ‘roids. Score. (via)

Here's the recipe.


12. Taco Crescents

How’d they fit all that taco flavor in there? (via)

Here's the recipe.


13. Walking Tacos

Turn society on its head by using taco toppings in a bag of Fritos. (via)

Here's the recipe to this pseudo Frito Pie.


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