What’s a game-day party without an arsenal of signature tailgating recipes—including a little something sweet to round out the occasion? These ten tasty dessert recipes are quick, inexpensive and laced with signature fall flavors, making them our new go-to tailgate desserts.
Mini Brownie Football Pies
Crazy For Crust’s Mini Brownie Football Pies are almost too easy to be true, as they’re made with a packaged brownie mix and store-bought mini pie crusts. These festive bite-sized treats are sure to satisfy the chocolate-lovers and the football-lovers.
Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispies Treats
These Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats from The Comfort of Cooking are quick and easy to make and even easier to transport to the game. The added pumpkin spice flavor evokes that cozy fall feeling your crave—without requiring you to tote a pumpkin spice latte in 80 degree weather.
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
Nothing tastes better on a fall night at a football game than hot chocolate with marshmallows. The Gunny Sack’s adorable Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups are easy to pass out and will have everyone in the mood for an evening game.
Moist Mini Brownies
Fudgy brownies are always a crowd pleaser. What’s Gaby Cooking’s Moist Mini Brownies are a safe choice to make sure your money isn’t wasted at your tailgate party. These dense and rich brownies are made from scratch but take less than 20 minutes to make! Use frosting to create a football effect, or even use your team’s colors an extra special touch.
Chocolate Covered Pretzels with Maple Smoked Bacon Crumbles
Butterlust’s Chocolate Covered Pretzels with Maple Smoked Bacon Crumbles recipe only calls for three ingredients, but it finishes with a salty-sweet treat with serious impact. We know everyone loves chocolate, but bacon? Yes, yours will be the most popular tailgate at the game.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs
If the game is scheduled to take place on a hot day, these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs from Domestic Fits are a refreshing and light dessert. You’ll only need baker’s chocolate and strawberries to make these pretty treats.
Two-Ingredient Pumpkin Brownies
Cookies & Cups’ 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Brownies are made with brownie mix and a can of pumpkin. That’s it. The addition of pumpkin makes for extra-moist brownies, and our tailgate guests will light up when they hear these brownies are laced with their favorite fall flavor.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
It’s hard to improve on a classic. These Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies from Spoonful of Flour require only basic ingredients. Be sure to snag some before heading to the game, because this sweet favorite will disappear fast.