15 Winning Super Bowl Recipes for Two

Tasty snacks for game day

Sheet Pan Pizza

The Spruce/Cara Cormack

Need a smaller game day spread this year? If your Super Bowl watching party will include a squad of two, we've got you covered. We've rounded up small batch recipes for all of your favorite football-watching foods. From the ultimate nachos platter for two, to small batch wings, pizza, chili, cheesy finger foods, and Mexican favorites, you'll find everything you need here for a satisfying Super Bowl Sunday.

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    Keto Nachos

    keto nachos

     The Spruce Eats / Leah Maroney

    For those on a gluten-free or keto diet, these nachos make the perfect amount for two to chow down. The homemade keto chips are deliciously crisp, grain-free, and easy to whip up.

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    Fried Panko Shrimp

    Panko-Fried Shrimp Recipe

    Crunchy, sweet, and oh-so-delicious, panko-fried shrimp are a popular game day finger food. Fry up a perfectly light and crispy batch with this recipe that makes just the right amount for two football fans. Use bagged medium or large thawed frozen shrimp, and serve with store-bought or homemade remoulade sauce for dipping.

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    Copycat Chipotle Guacamole

     Copycat Chipotle Guacamole

    The Spruce/Leah Maroney

    Scoop and score with this copycat version of Chipotle's fan favorite guacamole dip. It requires no cooking, and is a snap to throw together in 10 minutes for your Super Bowl party for two. Serve it with chips on game day, and enjoy any leftovers in vegetarian burritos, as a spread for sandwiches, or atop your Tuesday tacos.

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    Filo-Wrapped Hot Dogs

    Filo-Wrapped Hot Dogs

    The Spruce/Anita Schecter

    Try a fun new twist on pigs in a blanket with these flaky, mouth-watering filo-wrapped hot dogs. They make a great lunchtime nosh for two, and will satisfy your desire for a meaty snack on Super Bowl Sunday. All you need are a couple of dogs, some store-bought filo dough, and a little dried spice to make things nice. Slather them with chili, or top simply with mustard.

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    Warm and Hearty Chili

    Warm and Hearty Chili

    Leah Maroney

    Any given Sunday is a great time for chili. This hearty ground beef chili is easy to assemble with inexpensive ingredients, and makes a filling meal in one bowl, or a flavorful topping for hot dogs and nachos. Freeze leftovers in airtight storage bags or containers for instant weekday meals.

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    Chili Biscuit Cups

    Chili Biscuit Cups

    The Spruce/Diana Rattray

    Clever little chili biscuit cups are a great Super Bowl watching snack. They are easy and convenient to make in under 30 minutes with a tube of ready-to-cook refrigerated biscuits, canned or leftover chili, and your choice of toppings. This recipe could serve 4 people, but we challenge any duo not to gobble up the entire batch.

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    Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

    Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

    The Spruce Eats/Leah Maroney

    Keep your squad of two satisfied with a basket of these crispy, flavorful fries. Air fryer sweet potato fries are tossed in cornstarch and seasonings, and cook in a scant amount of oil, for the fries of your dreams, without the fat and calories of deep-fried versions. This small batch recipe makes just enough for two, and can be made ahead for reheating at game time.

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    Sheet Pan Pizza

    Sheet Pan Pizza

    The Spruce/Cara Cormack

    Save yourself the hassle of waiting for delivery on game day with this easy sheet pan pepperoni pizza. Once you see what a cinch it is to whip up delicious homemade pizza, you may never order in again. The recipe starts with prepared dough from the store, and can be easily tweaked to taste with your favorite toppings.

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  • 09 of 15

    Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    Jennifer Perillo

    What's better than Buffalo wings on game day? Three words: Buffalo chicken meatballs. These yummy bites of meaty goodness are less messy to eat than saucy Buffalo wings, and pack all the flavor of the classic American comfort snack. Serve with the included ranch dipping sauce, and use any leftovers for meatball sandwiches, or topping bowls of rice.

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    Potato Skins for Two

    potato skins
    Elise Bauer

    Classic pub-style baked potato skins are worthy of a touchdown dance. You need only 20 minutes for this at-home version that starts with microwave baked potatoes, and finishes under your oven broiler. Load them up with your choice of toppings, from cheddar cheese to scallions, bacon, and diced bell peppers, for the perfect tailgating appetizer for two.

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    Mini Italian Meatball Sliders

    Mini Italian Meatball Sliders

    Grilled Cheese Social

    Cheesy little Italian meatball sliders are a fantastic Super Bowl snack for two. Just one look at these melty, saucy, meaty bundles and you'll want to dig right in. They are super easy to make with leftover or frozen meatballs, jarred roasted peppers, whole grain mustard, toasted slider buns, and cheese.

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    Korean Fried Chicken

    Korean Fried Chicken

    The Spruce Eats/Leah Maroney

    Korean fried chicken is sweet, sticky, juicy, and crispy — everything you could wish for in game day wings. They are so irresistibly saucy, you don't need to serve them with dip. Just coat in the breading mixture, fry them up, and pour on the savory homemade sauce, for a finger-licking chicken treat.

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    Popcorn Chicken

    Popcorn Chicken

    Kristina Vanni

    Dangerously delicious is the best way to describe this southern classic. This crispy Popcorn chicken brings a crispy crunch with each bite and delightfully moist chicken thanks to buttermilk. It's pan-fried by design, but includes instructions for an easy oven-bake if frying isn't your thing. Serve them with a variety of sauces and pop 'em until there's no more.

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    Air Fryer Mac and Cheese Balls

    Air Fryer Mac and Cheese Balls

    The Spruce Eats/Leah Maroney

    Air fryer macaroni and cheese balls are golden and crunchy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and so absolutely scrumptious, you won't believe they aren't deep fried. They come together quickly, using leftover or prepared macaroni and cheese, and make the perfect cheesy bite for football watching.

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    Mexican Michelada Cocktail

    Mexican Michelada Cocktail

    Leah Maroney

    Micheladas are a Mexican spin on the popular Bloody Mary cocktail. They make for easy drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, with all the fresh punch you want in a tomato juice cocktail, and a lighter flavor from beer and tequila instead of straight vodka. They also pack a nicely spicy kick, thanks to hot sauce and chili powder.