The Cozy Cook

Appetizers + Snacks

Be the life of the party or the hero in your next game day celebration. Find dozens of appetizers that take minutes to make but pack great taste for days!

Popular choices include Cowboy Queso, my Bacon Ranch Cheddar Cheese BallSweet Cream Cheese Wontons, and Parmesan Crusted Tortellini Bites!

A spoon scooping up cheesy Pizza Dip with mozzarella cheese and Pepperoni.

Pizza Dip

These homemade onion rings are deep fried in a flavorful batter and are so easy to make from scratch! Serve them with dipping sauce for fun appetizer idea.

Onion Rings Recipe

A hand dipping a tortilla chip into a skillet of White Queso Dip topped with Pico De Gallo and Cilantro

White Queso Dip (15 minute recipe!)

7 layer dip with a tortilla chip in it.

7 Layer Dip

A white platter with tortilla chips topped with Nacho Cheese Sauce.

Nacho Cheese Sauce

A hand dipping a potato chip into BLT Dip with Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomatoes on top.

BLT Dip

Potato Skins on a plate topped with cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Potato Skins

Crab Rangoon Recipe

A cast iron skillet with beer cheese dip with a soft pretzel being dipped in it.

Beer Cheese Dip

A bacon ranch cheese ball on surrounded by crackers.

Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Slow Cooker Ribs topped with BBQ Sauce on parchment paper.

Slow Cooker Ribs

A white bowl overflowing with crispy roasted pumpkin seeds.

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

A plate with Buffalo Chicken Wings with a cup of blue cheese with celery and carrot sticks.

Crock Pot Chicken Wings

A hand holding a fried chicken tender and dipping it in sweet and sour sauce.

Fried Chicken Tenders – EXTRA CRISPY

Fruit Pizza

A hand holding a crusty piece of bread and dipping it into hot corn dip topped with bacon.

Corn Dip

A white bowl filled with cowboy caviar with dressing being drizzled on top.

Cowboy Caviar

A wooden bowl filled with restaurant salsa with a hand dipping a tortilla chip in it.

Restaurant Salsa

PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A hand dipping a tortilla chip into a skillet filled with Queso Dip with black beans, beef, and tomatoes.

Velveeta Queso – (Cowboy Queso!)

Seasoned french fries on a white plate.

BEST EVER French Fry Seasoning

A hand holding a crispy slice of potato topped with melted cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Baked Potato Slices

A white plate full of homemade McDonald's French Fries and kechup.

McDonald’s French Fries – Copycat Recipe

20 Easy Game Day Food Ideas

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