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!
15 Best 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!
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!
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!
COOKIES & Football Dessert Recipes
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!
For anyone that loves delicious chocolate that is soft and tasty on the inside, with a light crunch on the outside, this is THAT cookie.
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!
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 just feel bad about tossing out!
Peanut butter cookies just make everything better, even if your team is losing.
In fact, these have been tested about 150x or more in my kitchen.
Really creamy, really delicious and they always turn out perfect!
The first time I made these, I was in love.
Add a cherry or don’t!
Drizzle with caramel or don’t!
First, these are gluten-free.
Second, they need to be at your party.
Third, grab them when you see them and Don’t Share!
The original post of chewy Italian Amaretti Cookies is so popular on my site, that I created a different version.
These Cherry Amaretti may totally replace my Italiani Amaretti in my house!
Cherry is not overpowering but wow it kicks up the true flavor of these delicious cookies.
Rules, 1,2,3 from above apply so seek them out and dig in!
Celebrating Chocolate Chips for Football Dessert Recipes
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 totally use my next chocolate chip cookie batter as an upgrade to this recipe!
Recently I tried it and loved the results!
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 kind of cookie.
Rock the recipe!
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!
With every bar, you’ll be receiving BIG Grins!
Just simple goodness in every bite!
Want a chocolate chip, but no time to bake?
No worries, this is a simple recipe and you’ll love the taste!
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!
These are perfect for the sour puss at your football gathering.
The one who is negative Nelly all the time, no matter winning or losing.
Tie their mouth up with a few of these cookies on their plate, and they’ll be tongue-twisted with delight!
Did you ever notice that somewhere between September and December, you suddenly have the worlds’ 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
Yep, these are a cookie, but I had to put them with their SMORE’S cousin recipes.
You’ll love this cookie, just make sure to use a silicone baking mat or a piece of parchment paper when baking.
These are their own little touchdown!
Forego your healthy eating for just this dessert and you’ll thank me later.
The toasted marshmallows simply crush it, and earn their own place in football history!
Football Dessert Recipes For Your Air Fryer
I don’t know the last time I didn’t use my air fryer.
What about you?
So, yes, more S’MORES and holy fabulous 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!
Yes, the Air Fryer will get a little dirty, but oh it’s so worth it!
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
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!
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!
If you loved the Birthday cake flavor popcorn cake above, then you’ll go crazy for this version.
A chocolate trio, a blitz of yum!
P.S. no baking involved!
Single-serve portions, light and airy angel food cake topped with salted caramel.
Drop the mic!
Ice Cream To Keep Your Cool!
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!
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!
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!
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
Make ahead, and serve them up.
Get creative, use white chocolate or dark chocolate.
Super easy and big taste!
These can be made in advance, and in bulk.
When you want a little something sweet, without a huge portion, these are your go-to.
Decadent, flavorful, and perfect for parties!
Well, 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 ahead, in BULK, so you can stash some away for yourself.
These really 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