We don't know about you, but we are gearing up for this year's big game. We have our face paint, noisemakers, and favorite jerseys—all that's missing is the game day dessert! After all the chips, dip, and bacon-wrapped smokies, we will be craving a treat to satisfy our sweet tooth. Trust us—you'll want something to snack on while you nervously wait for your team to pull out a last-minute miracle play. Whether you're hosting or are looking for a recipe to make and take, we found the best desserts to eat during the big game.
1. New England Patriots Chocolate Pretzel BitesTwo Sisters Crafting
Salty, sweet, and oh-so delicious. These easy-to-make bites are almost too dangerous to have at the dessert table because you won't want to stop eating them! Because they have such an easy prep, they can be made with help from the kids. Of course, if you're not a Patriots fan, you can easily switch up the candy colors to represent the team of your choice.
2. Touchdown with Patriot Cheesecake BitesKleinworth & Co
We don't know what's sweeter...a fourth-quarter touchdown or these mouth-watering Patriot cheesecake bites. Made in bite-size portions, this rich addition to the dessert spread will be loved by everyone. Top with bright berries to keep the New England pride alive.
3. Patriot-ic Sparkler Confetti Cupcakes
If you can't afford to have professional fireworks at your after party, these red, white, and blue sparkler cupcakes will do just the trick! To celebrate the Patriots win, or to console their loss, sink your teeth into these festive confetti cupcakes.
4. Helmet Head Cake Pops1 Fine Cookie
This one requires a bit of work and a lot of patience, but it is totally worth your time. Everyone will be talking about these helmet head cake pops at the dessert table. Super cute and irresistibly delicious, we can't think of a better way to cheer on your team.
5. MVP Marshmallow TreatsMega Crafty
Have you ever felt the desire to match your tailgate desserts to what you're wearing? With these adorable crispy rice treats, you can! Make a replica of your favorite player or the whole team with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Obviously, adorn them in the colors and team numbers of your pick.
6. Show Off Philly Pride with Salty-Sweet Popcorn BowlsTwo Sisters Crafting
We can't keep our hands out of this delicious popcorn bowl! Better than movie theater butter, this popcorn is mixed with marshmallows, chocolate-coated candies, and a whole lot of Philadelphia pride. We suggest whipping up a double batch to keep up with the hungry Eagles fans!
7. Marshmallow Birds Will Make Any Eagles Fan FlyNoble Pig
You had us at marshmallows. This dessert is made with our favorite campfire snack and topped with shredded coconut feathers and a cashew beak. No matter how the Eagles are doing, you won't be able to stop eating these adorable mini mascots with a big smile on your face.
8. Eagles Fans Rejoice: Mint Chocolate Cookies
Add green candies to these chocolaty sugar cookies and you have the dessert of any Eagles fan's dreams! These brightly colored cookies can even be made ahead of time. Store them in an airtight container up to three days before the game to cut down on stress on the big day.
9. Philadelphia Eagles Rice Cereal BallsTwo Sisters Crafting
Make everyone's favorite sticky rice cereal treat into bite-size desserts that are perfect for passing. Filled with just the right amount of gooey marshmallow goodness, they'll fuel your Eagles fans through every quarter. Since they're made with food coloring, this recipe can easily be adapted to your favorite team's colors.
10. Score with Football Brownies
For a game day dessert that won't polarize fans, pick something that we can all agree on, like how much we love football. Oh, and brownies. Just a few lines of vanilla frosting bring these fudgy football desserts to life.