Brunch Tailgating Recipes

Everyone loves tailgating! You're standing out in the cold, drinking beer and eating delicious snacks! Make sure to keep warm and full with these tasty game-day recipes! Perfect for tailgating, Sunday Night Foot Ball, or the Super Bowl!!

  • 01 of 08

    Cheesy Sausage Bread

    Sausage bread

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    This cheesy sausage bread can be made way in advance and reheated on the morning of the big game! It's cheesy, meaty, and so hearty. It will be gone in two seconds so make sure to bring two loaves!

  • 02 of 08

    Chipotle Bacon Egg and Cheese Burritos

    Chipotle Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Burrito

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    These chipotle bacon egg and cheese burritos are so easy to whip together at any time! They freeze well and can be reheated in a snap! Only a few ingredients make them super simple and super tasty! Make a big tray of them for your next tailgating event! You and your friends will be in burrito-football heaven. 

  • 03 of 08

    Cream Cheese Scallion Egg Rolls

    Scallion Cream Cheese Egg Rolls

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    These cream cheese scallion egg rolls are the bomb! They are better served up hot, so they may be best for in-home football watching, but we would eat them anywhere, anytime! Creamy scallion cream cheese filling and tangy sweet and sour dipping sauce make these babies to die for (and so cute!)!

  • 04 of 08

    Restaurant-Style Salsa

    Restaurant Style Salsa

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Why is the restaurant-style salsa always so good?? We often wondered this, until we figured out it wasn't fresh tomatoes we were missing but canned ones! This salsa is whipped together in a blender or food processor and is ready to serve in minutes! Make it as spicy as you want and get to dippin'! You can also add it to burritos or top it on scrambled eggs!

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  • 05 of 08

    Warm, Hearty Chili


    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Nothing beats warm, hearty chili on a cold winter day. Make it with or without beans and serve it with some hearty cornbread, shredded cheddar, and sour cream. It's an easy one-pot meal to bring to the big game!

  • 06 of 08

    Bacon, Egg and Cheese Pigs in a Blanket

    Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Bacon, egg and cheese pigs in a blanket? They are ridiculously easy and are ridiculously tasty! Roll up store-bought crescent rolls with homemade scrambled eggs, crispy bacon and a sprinkling of cheese! A new twist on a classic porky app.

  • 07 of 08

    Blood Orange Sangria


    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    It's so easy to make a giant pitcher of this delicious blood orange sangria! Simply throw all of the ingredients into a portable pitcher and you've got an easy and tasty game day drink!

  • 08 of 08

    Sweet and Smoky Fig Bacon Cheeseball

    Sweet and Smoky Fig Bacon Cheeseball

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

     This sweet and smoky fig bacon cheeseball is full of goodness...cheddar cheese, scallions, fig jam, and of course, bacon! It's so easy to throw together for any party and as a bonus, it looks just like a football when you morph it into that classic shape!