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With the NFL football season fast approaching, game days require championship-level meals and snacks. Whether your game day calls for a full-blown party or supporting your favorite team at home with friends, the nibbles you serve are going to set the stage for game time.

Build your menu with these crowd-pleasing classics to kick off the season! Score big with delicious and plentiful foods such as Barbeque Chicken Nachos, Tailgate Breakfast Sliders, and Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings. What’s more? Each of these foods calls for less than 30 minutes prep in the kitchen.

Just wing it

Any true-blue football fan knows that a game isn’t complete without something from Buffalo Ranch. These Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings are quick and easy to prepare.  Simply mix together buffalo sauce, ranch seasoning, salt, and pepper before coating the chicken wings in the mixture. Toss them in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, Garnish with fresh chives for extra flavor. Serve hot with celery and ranch dressing on the side, sit back and enjoy the game.

Slide into touchdown

Whip up some Tailgate Breakfast Sliders for a morning game! Easy, tasty, and filling, these delicious bites are guaranteed to score a personal touchdown with many satisfied appetites. Slice some slider buns in half and fill the bottom half with cooked eggs, crumbled bacon, and your desired seasoning. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese, and cover with slider top. Brush the buns with butter and bake for 10-15 mins, or until the cheese melts, and dive right in.

Gameday Breakfast Sliders will start your day on a high note. (Photo: Sauder’s Eggs)

Say cheese

On game day, some good ol’ munchies is the way to go. These Turkey Taco Bites are sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Start off by cooking some ground turkey with taco seasoning of your choice. Place the phyllo shells on to a cookie sheet and spoon the turkey-taco filling into each.  Sprinkle shredded cheese on top and bake until the cheese is melty. Serve with sour cream and salsa for dipping and gobble up!

Turkey Taco Bites make a great party snack. (Photo: Cookbooks and Coffee)