30 Super Bowl Desserts 2023 — Best Sweet Treats for Game Day

30 Super Bowl Desserts 2023 — Best Sweet Treats for Game Day

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Ah, Super Bowl Sunday. Whether your team is actually playing in the game or you’re just in the commercials, we can all agree on one thing: a girl gotta eatttttt. And lucky for all you hungry/craving sports fans out there, Super Bowl parties usually have some of the best snack spreads you’ll ever encounter. I don’t know why soccer makes everyone bring their A-game to the recipe, but I’m here for it.

Of course, no Super Bowl party is complete without a hearty dessert station. It is simply a necessity. And if you’ve been called to bring ze desserts this year (or at least one of them), you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got a long list of sweet treats (30, to be exact) perfect for the *party* once February rolls around. Some recipes really take the mission literally, turning sugary snacks into actual footballs (heads up: you might want to invest in pig skin-shaped cake pans and a piping bag of white icing), while others just taste damn good. Either way, you really can’t go wrong with these snacks.

Whether you’re watching the game with friends or people who take the sport *way* too seriously, you’ll definitely be MVP if you whip up one of the treats below. Scroll down to find the best of the best Super Bowl desserts and get ready to scream “Sportz!” between commercials.

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1

Brown Butter Glazed Peanut Butter Blondes

Any dessert Tieghan Gerard makes with brown butter is basically a guaranteed touchdown, and these lace pieces are no different. They are the perfect mix of sweet and salty, and can be made with or without chocolate, depending on your mood.

Recipe from Half Baked Harvest

Chocolate and peanut butter are a legendary combination that can’t be beat, and these traditional candies can easily be shaped into footballs for a slightly more ~sporty~ dessert. Trust us, they’re so much better than just putting out a bowl of Reese’s cups.

Recipe from Unpeeled Journal

3

Cracker Jack & Pretzel Treats

Buy me some peanuts and crack jacks…oh, oops, wrong sport? These little bites are held together with marshmallows, peanuts, pretzels and crackers, and they are always in season. Plus, tops take 30 minutes to make, so you can throw them together under cover before the game.

Recipe from Country Living

4

Concession Stand biscuits

Maybe you’re not a fan of super-sweet desserts, or maybe you’re looking for a way to use up those last few holiday M&Ms that have been sitting in the back of your pantry. Either way, these chocolate candy-coated cookies are easy to make and leave out during the game.

Recipe from The Pioneer Woman

5

Caramel Mocha Nutella Brownies

The only thing better than a margarita? A marrow in dessert form. These tequila-infused truffles are crunchy treats your guests will love to eat before, during and after the game. I’m not saying you should wash them down with shots of tequila, but I don’t either not says that…

Recipe from Good Housekeeping

7

Chocolate caramel cookies

Cookies are the way to go when it comes to party desserts, and these chocolatey, caramel-like treats are the sweetest way to end the game, no matter who comes out on top.

Recipe from Good Housekeeping

Chex cereal, chocolate chips, peanut butter and powdered sugar. That’s it. That’s the recipe. Make extra, because the bowl may not last the first quarter.

Recipe from JoyFoodSunshine

9

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookie Bars

It’s a fact: life is better with sprinkles. Made from boxed cake mix, these cake pops are super easy to whip up the day of the game.

Recipe from Shaken Together

10

Monster Cookie Dough Dip

Packed with M&Ms, peanut butter, oats, and chocolate chips, this dessert dip should definitely be in your lineup. Yes, you can serve it with apples, pretzels or graham crackers, or just say f*ck it and just stick a spoon in it.

Recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything

11

Beer and pretzel cupcakes

Ah, beer. A must-have for any Super Bowl party, these cupcakes are basically the closest you’ll get to standing in line at the concession stand at the actual game. If you’re looking to get drunk, these won’t do you any good, because there just isn’t enough alcohol per cupcake after baking. But it is enough to give it a slightly strong flavor, along with a sweet-and-salty frosting.

Recipe from Stetted

Yes, you can make a cake. You can even make a football cake. Or you can make these little cake balls on a stick dipped in frosting and covered in colorful sprinkles. You choose, but as long as it’s cake in one form or another, your guests will be big fans.

Recipe from Ahead of Thyme

Every good party needs some easy-to-eat handheld desserts, and these cute football-shaped cookies are sure to be a hit during the Super Bowl festivities. Covered with chocolate frosting and icing sugar, they are a bit time-consuming, but great fun to decorate.

Recipe from Delish

Oreos, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips and coconut…talk about an amazing flavor combination. These bars are 100 percent worth standing up for during commercial breaks.

Recipe from Delish

15

Football Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream

“Whoop” is probably a song you’ll hear a lot during the game, and also possibly when someone tastes these football-shaped desserts. The cinnamon cream filling gives these chocolate treats a different flavor than a traditional whoopie pie, and trust us, it’s not a bad addition.

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Recipe from Country Living

The name says it all here, and let’s face it, the game would be pretty boring without a touchdown or two. These brownies are filled with caramel, pretzels, pecans, and of course chocolate, but they’re not complicated to bake (like, actually). A guaranteed victory.

Recipe from The Baker Mama

17

Cocoa Krispie Football Treats

We’re big fans of desserts that include cereal, and these Cocoa Krispie treats (shaped like footballs!) are a must-have addition to your Sunday menu.

Recipe from Food.com

The key to these cupcakes is the chocolate frosting in the shape of a football, duh. While this chocolate-on-chocolate recipe is delicious, you can basically use any cupcake recipe you like to make these festive desserts. Extra points if you use green cupcake holders to recreate the field.

Recipe from Fresh April flour

19

Chocolate-dipped football strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are always a good idea and the simple addition of white chocolate can automatically turn these into a Sunday football treat. Make them in advance, leave them in the fridge and put them on a tray just before kick-off.

Recipe from Melissa’s Healthy Kitchen

Apple pies aren’t just for Thanksgiving, and these tiny football-shaped pies are the cutest addition to your party dessert table. All you need is a football-shaped cake tin, puff pastry and the filling. One will never ever be enough.

Recipe from The Spruce Eats

Of course, we love to add some booze to the party, and Jell-O shots aren’t just for frat parties and tailgates. Customize them to match your team’s colors and BOOM, you have an excuse to serve up these college-y shots every Sunday. Just make sure no one has to call a flag on the play because they’re going down a little too smoothly.

Recipe from Key to My Lime

22

Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Hear us out: Ice cream in February might not sound like the most appetizing dessert, but since you’re not out there freezing your ass off at the actual game, why not serve two cookies filled with ice cream for dessert at your Super Bowl party? Use any of your favorite ice cream flavors for the filling and decorate with colorful sprinkles.

Recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction

23

Churro cinnamon tart Soleil with chocolate sauce

OMG, these churros take finger food to a new level. Yes, it sounds fancy AF from the recipe name, but this rolled cinnamon tart is actually super easy to make and requires no baking like a regular churro does.

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Recipe from Del’s Cooking Twist

24

S’mores Cheesecake Dessert Shooters

These are a little labor intensive, but they are sooooo worth the effort. Give yourself plenty of time to whip them up, and make sure your phone is fully charged—you’ll want to Insta these bad boys.

Recipe from Sugar Spun Run

Made with toffee and coconut, these homemade bars have a unique flavor that is sure to be a crowd pleaser at any party. It’s a non-chocolate option for your dessert table, and if your goal is to have your friends begging for your recipe, this is the dish to make.

Recipe from Midwestern Home Life

26

Super Bowl M&M Cookies

It doesn’t matter which teams are playing in the big game – there’s an M&M color to match their jersey. These cookies are a fun way to support one (or both!) teams, but you’ll need to do some advance planning for this dessert if you want to order custom M&Ms.

Recipe from The Pioneer Woman

27

Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes

Whether it’s the Falcons, Patriots or any other team with red in the logo that makes the Super Bowl, these bb red velvet cheesecakes are delicious and festive for any Super Bowl soirée. Even though none of the teams in the big game have a hint of red in their color scheme, we say f*ck it, make them anyway. They are too good to pass up.

Recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Yes, it’s long past November, but we’ll take pecan pie any time we can get it. These little bars are packed with nuts and a homemade caramel sauce, and like…what’s better than that?

Recipe from Natasja’s kitchen

Everything is bigger in Texas, and this chocolate cake with chocolate frosting lives up to the hype. It’s made in an 18×13″ pan – which is probably a bit bigger than the Pyrex you have in the cupboard – but it makes for a thinner, crowd-pleasing cake once it’s cut into squares. So yeah, you should probably invest in another one pan.

Recipe from Tastes Better from Scratch

30

Reese’s Peanut Butter Ball

If you’re looking for something your guests can eat without having to make a plate, this sweet combination of peanut butter, sugar, cream cheese, and Reese’s Pieces is a simple but flavorful no-bake dish. Just make sure to do it at least an hour in advance and not while your guests are in the Uber, so this baby has time to settle down.

Recipe from Delish

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