Who is ready for the best 33 dessert recipes for the ultimate football party? I mean, you’ll need something sweet because the room you are in is gonna be filled with less than sweet losers for picking the wrong team!
Football Dessert Recipes
What’s a party without desserts?
It’s not a party!
So, no matter the football game, regular season, playoffs, or big game day, you’ll need plenty of sweet treats around!
These Football Dessert Recipes for the ultimate party are all easy to make and require NO special ingredients.
Who has time for that?
Whether your football crew is craving chocolates, cookies, brownies, or cakes, you are sure to find a recipe you’ll identify with and probably more than you can pump out!
Remember, your football dessert recipes don’t have to be shaped like a football to score big with your party fans!
Rather, focus on easy and great tasting!
Now, let’s score a touchdown with brownie points, sweet eats, and smiles from ear to ear; it’s time to bake or to use no-bake recipes too!
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Football Dessert Recipes
First, don’t forget the dessert plates!
Cookies are a must!
Grab one, or grab more; these are sure to run out the door!
All of my recipes are easy to recreate and allow you to sub in ingredients you prefer.
A good recipe allows for flexibility.
Make each of these your own!
I’m kicking this off with 2 of my personal fave recipes.
In fact, they’ve been made so much I don’t even look at my recipe book anymore!
The Best way to kick off Football Dessert Recipes
No. 1 Divine Intervention Brownies
Just think of everything you wish you could have in a brownie.
Do you have that image?
Now, imagine it’s on the football dessert table in front of you.
What are you doing? Grab it, and suck it up!
Oh my god, FOODGASM with this recipe!
Grab 41 Football Foods Here to help with planning great eats!
COOKIES & Football Dessert Recipes
No. 2 Mexican-Inspired Fiery Hot Chocolate Cookies
When you have guests and family members that get hot and bothered over the game, add a little more heat.
Give them a few of these Mexican-Inspired fiery hot chocolate cookies!
No. 3 Snow-Kissed Chocolate Crinkles
This is a cookie for anyone who loves delicious chocolate that is soft and tasty on the inside, with a light crunch on the outside.
Really easy to make and so darn tasty!
Plus, they look like they just got snowed on, and that’s football season, cold and snowy weather!
No. 4 Sweet and Salty Potato Chip Cookies
Football Party after-Football party, and chip bag by chip bag, you end up with a lot of crumbs.
Instead of tossing those chip crumbs, make sweet and salty potato chip cookies!
These are the solution to all those potato chip bags with crumbs you feel bad about tossing out!
No. 5 >>> 6 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten-Free and Flourless!) and They Don’t Suck!
Peanut butter cookies make everything better, even if your team is losing.
In fact, these have been tested about 150x or more in my kitchen.
They are creamy, really delicious, and they always turn out perfect!
No. 6 Coconut Macaroons
The first time I made these, I was in love.
Add a cherry or don’t!
Drizzle with caramel or don’t!
No. 7 Chewy Italian Amaretti Cookies
First, these are gluten-free.
Second, they need to be at your party.
Third, grab them when you see them, and Don’t Share!
No. 8 Swoon-Worthy Cherry Amaretti Cookies
The original post of chewy Italian Amaretti Cookies is so popular on my site that I created a different version.
These Cherry Amaretti may replace my Italiani Amaretti in my house!
Cherry is not overpowering, but wow, it kicks up the true flavor of these delicious cookies.
Rules and 1,2,3 from above apply, so seek them out and dig in!
Celebrating Chocolate Chips for Football Dessert Recipes
No. 9 Chocolate Chip Snowmen Cookies
These are the chocolate chip cookie you want to have on the table for the kids.
If you need to see a play over or be able to talk, put a tray of these out and you’ll get that peace and quiet (for five minutes!)
Simple to make, but I would use my next chocolate chip cookie batter to upgrade this recipe!
Recently I tried it and loved the results!
No. 10 >>> 6 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies
Do you know what the problem is with a lot of chocolate chip cookies?
There are too many ingredients.
Simple ingredients yield a big taste and success in baking this cookie.
Rock the recipe!
No. 11 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
Yeah, this is ‘da’ bomb as I’ve been told.
Dip Nilla wafers and graham crackers in this fabulous dip.
In fact, you can even use pieces of ice cream cones, it’s just so good.
Football Dessert Recipes that Require ZERO Baking!
I’ll continue with some chocolate chip ideas with NO baking required!
No. 12 No-bake Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies
With every bar, you’ll be receiving BIG Grins!
Just simple goodness in every bite!
No. 13 Ultimate No-Bake Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies
Want a chocolate chip but no time to bake?
No worries, this is a simple recipe, and you’ll love the taste!
No. 14 No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies that Don’t Taste Awful
Yep, another no-bake chocolate chip cookie recipe, and either way you go, these are so good.
I was surprised at how well they turned out because I dreamt them up and said, ‘Nope, no way!’
Much to my surprise, and 5 years later, we are still pumping these tasty morsels out for every football game!
No. 15 No-Bake Lemon-Filled Cookies
These are the perfect dessert for a football game for the sour puss at your football gathering.
The one who is negative Nelly always, whether winning or losing.
Tie their mouth up with a few of these cookies on their plate, and they’ll be tongue-twisted with delight!
No. 16 No-Bake Buttery Caramel Chocolate Cracker Bars
Another great dessert for a football game that will take everyone by surprise!
Did you ever notice that somewhere between September and December, you suddenly have the world’s supply of crackers?
Well, rid them, but let them become the best no-bake caramel chocolate bars you’ve ever served!
Football Dessert Recipes Must Include S’MORES
No. 17 S’MORE Marshmallow Explosion Cookies
No Football dessert recipe list would be complete without this recipe!
Yep, these are a cookie, but I had to put them with their SMORE’S cousin recipes.
You’ll love this cookie, make sure to use a silicone baking mat or a piece of parchment paper when baking.
These are their own little touchdown!
No. 18 Best No-Bake S’MORES Cheesecakes with Toasted Marshmallow Icing
As we keep adding more dessert recipes for the ultimate football party, you might stop right here because the word CHEESECAKE steals the show!
Forego your healthy eating for this dessert, and you’ll thank me later.
The toasted marshmallows crush it and earn their own place in football history!
Dessert Recipes For the Ultimate Football Party In Your Air Fryer
I don’t know the last time I didn’t use my air fryer.
What about you? The football dessert recipes keep stacking up, but this is the perfect dessert for a football game and scores a touchdown with one bite!
No. 19 Air Fryer S’MORES Burritos
Yes, more S’MORES and fabulous holy desserts.
I’d fill my plate up with these and never look back, except to see everyone else’s sad face that they didn’t get one, lol!
No. 20 Air-Fried Funfetti Covered Oreos
Mmm. Yes, the Air Fryer will get a little dirty, but oh it’s so worth it!
No. 21 Air Fryer Snowmen Cookies (with cinnamon sugar topping)
Pie dough is amazing in the air fryer.
I’ve made these in chocolate pie dough and plain.
The cinnamon puts these over the top in taste!
Cakes & Football Party Recipes
No. 22 Double Chocolate Cappucino Cake
When I was shopping, I found the perfect finish for this cake.
Honestly, there’s never enough chocolate IMO in anything so, this will take you from couch fan to on your feet.
The cappuccino flavor is outstanding!
No. 23 Birthday-Flavored Crunchy Popcorn Cake
Does it get any better than birthday-flavored cake on a football day?
It’s like the 2 greatest things happening at one time!
What’s unique about this cake is it’s made from popcorn!
Popcorn and football 2 BFF’s!
No. 24 Chocolate Trio Popcorn Cake
If you loved the Birthday cake flavor popcorn cake above, you’ll go crazy for this version.
A chocolate trio, a blitz of yum!
P.S. no baking is involved!
No. 25 Inverted Angel Food Cakes with Salted Caramel
Single-serve portions, light and airy angel food cake topped with salted caramel.
Drop the mic!
Ice Cream To Keep Your Cool!
No. 26 Ice Cream Cake No One Can Resist
Wait until you reveal the ingredients and how-to in this recipe.
It’s crazy easy and so good.
You may never eat another birthday cake and trade it in for this forevermore!
No. 27 No-Churn Mexican Inspired Ice Cream
Well, it’s not ‘futbol’, but it is American FOOTBALL, and you need some sugar and cinnamon.
So, whip this up the day before and enjoy the day of!
No. 28 No-Churn Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Because mint chocolate chip is a party staple, this must be at your party!
Football gets heated and this ice cream is sure to cool you down!
No. 29 Cream Horns with Filling (make the filling color to match YOUR team!)
Do I really need to say more about this one?
It’s so light and pastry-like, yet satisfying in every way!
Candy, Because Football Dessert Recipes Need A Sweet Ending
No.30 Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Make ahead, and serve them up.
Get creative, use white chocolate or dark chocolate.
Super easy and big taste!
No. 31 White Chocolate Covered Cherries
These can be made in advance and in bulk.
When you want something sweet without a considerable portion, consider these since they are grab-and-go and smaller.
Decadent, flavorful, and perfect for parties!
No. 32 Chocolate Nut Clusters with Caramel
It sounded good, but the chocolate takes away all the fun but makes it much tastier.
Don’t forget that layer of caramel.
Make them in BULK so you can stash some away for yourself.
These are easy and a great snack, sure to please any football crew!
No. 33 Italian Lemon Drop Cookies
These little bites of heaven are just simple and good.
The recipe (batter) turns out perfect each time.
Dress them up with team colors, and you’ve got your own new cookie!
Enjoy your desserts!
May your team win.
Be Sweet and eat your football desserts! ~ Dana XO