Super Bowl Party Ideas and Inspiration {Football Theme Food, Desserts, & Party Fun}

Super Bowl Party Ideas and Inspiration {Football Theme Food, Desserts, & Party Fun}

With just one week left until Super Bowl XLV I thought it would be fun to share some party and food ideas in this weeks inspiration post. Whether you are a huge fan of football or not, the Super Bowl is surely a good enough reason to gather friends and family and entertain!
{A Few Tidbits}
{Source NFL}Super Bowl XLV
The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburg Steelers will go head to head this year for the Vince Lombardi trophy at the Cowboys Stadium in North Texas on Sunday, February 6th.

Time: Pre-game festivities begin at 4pm and the game airs nationwide at 6pm ET on the FOX television network. Kick-off time will be approximately 6:25 pm on the East Coast; 5:25 pm Central; 4:25 pm Mountain; and 3:25 pm Pacific.
National Anthem: Christina Aguilera
Bridgestone Halftime Show: The Black Eyed Peas

Prices for tickets range from $2154 to $6859 per seat

Last years Super Bowl was the most watched television program in US history with an incredible 106.5 million viewers while this year’s numbers are anticipated to be even larger. According to CBS Sports a 30-second commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl ranges between $2.5 million and $2.8 million. You can get a sneak peek to the 2011 commercial pre-views {here} and check out the top commercials from the past thirteen years {here}.

{Drinks}
{Source Canadian House and Home via At Home with Kim Vallee}
Tuck those coolers away in this IKEA Byholma chest – Still easily accessible yet stylish enough to blend in with your decor!


{Source Food Network Magazine}

{Source: Group Recipes}Orange Slice Jell-O Shots


{Source: Party Supply Hut}These could easily be made with decorative scrapbook paper


{Source Unknown}Chalkboard Paint + Party Cups!

{Snacks & Dips}
{Source: Food Network}How cool would snack be served in this bowl made out of Chex® mix and egg whites


{Source: Food Network}Potato Chip-Chocolate Toffee


{Source Southern Living via My Recipes}Easy Snack Mix


{Source: Betty Crocker}The Big Game Chex® Mix


{Source: Woman’s Day}Sweet & Spicy Mixed Nuts


{Source Southern Living via My Recipes}Cheese Straws


{Source: Better Homes & Gardens}
Cheddar Cornmeal Sticks


{Source: Food Network}Roasted Garlic-Bacon Dip


{Source: Southern Living via My Recipes}Beer Cheese Spread


{Source: Kraft Foods}Cheesy Football


{Source: Food Network}Hot Healthy Crab Dip


{Source: Food Network}Paula Deen’s Homemade Salsa


{Source: Watermelon.org}

{Source: Watermelon.org via WikiHow}Carve a Watermelon Football

{Appetizers}

{Source: Kraft Foods}Guy Fieri’s RITZ Cheese Steak Sliders


{Source: Food Network}Emeril’s Chorizo, Bean and Cheese Nachos


{Source: Celebrations}Transformed Piggy in a Blanket


{Source: Better Homes & Gardens}Burger-Potato Bites


{Source: Food Network}The Neeleys Grilled BBQ Potato Skins


{Source: Celebrations}Truffle Parmesan Mac ‘N Cheese Muffins


{Source: Celebrations}Make darling bread cups filled with traditional BLT fillings for bite size hors d’oeuvres – simply made with sliced bread


{Source: Kraft Foods}Guy Fieri’s RITZ Meatball Poppers


{Source: Disney’s Family Fun}Mini Meatball Football Subs}


{Source: Food Network}Bobby Flay’s Soft Pretzels with Queso Poblano Sauce and Mustard Sauce


{Source: Food Network}Pretzel-Crusted Pickle Chips with Mustard Sauce


{Source: Food Network}Almost-Famous Bloomin’ Onion


{Source: Food Network}Guy Fieri’s Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Chipotle Barbecue Sauce


{Source: Southern Living via My Recipes}Afterburners


{Source: Disney’s Family Fun}Football Sandwiches

{Cupcakes}
{Source Reynolds Cupcake Central}How cute are the pretzel mug handles on these ‘Beer’ Cupcakes


{Source: Bakerella}Hamburger Cupcakes – Made with sliced cupcakes and brownies


{Source: Love and Butter}Football Cake Pops

{Source: Project Domestication}

{Source: Reynolds Cupcake Central}Pretzel Stick Goal Posts and Caramel Footballs


{Source: The Cupcake Company}Pressed for time – simply top a cupcakes with football shaped cookies

{Other Desserts}
{Source: Kellogg’s Rice Krispies}Chocolate Nutty Mini Football Treats


{Source: Betty Crocker}Touchdown Brownies


{Source: Betty Crocker}Frosted Peanut Butter Football Cookies


{Source Kraft Foods}Jell-O Kickoff Cake – Jell-O, Ice Cream, Cool Whip & Crushed Oreos


{Source: Kraft Foods}Guy Fieri’s RITZ Half-Moons


{Source: Better Homes & Gardens}Parmesan Pastry Spirals


{Source: Disney’s Family Fun}Apple Pie Party Dip

{Fun Things for the Kiddies}

{Source: Disney’s Family Fun}Repurpose Plastic Easter Eggs into Football Surprises


{Source: Party Supplies Hut}Super Bowl Word Find Printable


{Source: Party Supplies Hut}Super Bowl Word Scrabble Printable


{Source: Disney’s Family Fun}Pin the Football on the Wall

Even if your team isn’t in the spotlight the commercials are always a blast, right!

So what will you be doing next Sunday? Have any recipes to share?
The Sunday Showcase Party will be up tonight with a fabulous giveaway you won’t want to miss.

I Hope your weekend is off to a great start ~ enjoy!

Comments

  1. I wasn’t planning on celebrating the SuperBowl, but these ideas are fabulous. I will have to use some for a sports birthday party.

  2. Wow, you found so many great ideas!

  3. Wow, some great ideas. All the food looks amazing. And while I am here just thought I would add, Go Packers! 🙂

  4. There you go AGAIN!!! Living in Packer Country, I KNEW you were my go-to-gal for ideas for the BIG game this week-end!!! Thanks bunches!! You rock! V “GO Pack GO!”

  5. Great ideas! I wish I would have seen this BEFORE Super Bowl..lol..Oh, well, there’s always next year!

        

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