Homegating Party Recipes (Tailgating at Home)

21 Easy Homegating Party Recipes for Football Season – tailgating will look very different for about 99.9% of us this year. Most, if not all, of us will be tailgating at home. A homegate, as you will. Here are the best recipes to make for your tailgate at home! Dips, finger foods, appetizers. Your tailgate is guaranteed to score a touchdown if you serve these easy recipes! #tailgating #homegating #partyfood #appetizers #dip

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Easy Recipes for Homegating – Tailgating at Home

Happy Football Season!! I am so excited for football season to start next week. Anyone else? I am also excited to start eating all of our favorite football party foods! Tailgating will look very different for about 99.9% of us this year. Most, if not all, of us will be tailgating at home. A homegate, as you will. I actually love a good homegate! We’ve been homegating for a few years now and I have to say, it isn’t half bad. HDTV, air conditioning, cheap food, clean bathrooms! No annoying opposing team fans (unless you invite them over). I think you’re going to like it!

Today I am sharing 21 of our favorite tailgating recipes. I’ve got dips, finger foods, sandwiches, snacks. All of these recipes have been made hundreds of thousands of times by Plain Chicken readers. These are the best of the best! Your tailgate is guaranteed to score a touchdown if you serve these easy recipes!

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Easy Football Party Recipes

Don’t forget to come back to PlainChicken.com every Friday starting next week for a NEW tailgating/homegating recipe! I will be sharing 22 NEW recipes this season to get you from the start of the season through the Super Bowl. There are SO many delicious recipes coming up this season! You don’t want to miss them!

Just click on the photos or recipe titles below to go directly to each recipe. Enjoy!

CRACK DIP - Cheddar Bacon Dip - I always double the recipe and there is never any leftovers! People go crazy for this dip!! Sour cream dip loaded with cheddar, bacon and ranch. This dip is crazy addictive!! SO good!

Crack Dip

Puffy Tacos - my favorite way to eat tacos! Only 5 ingredients - hamburger, taco seasoning, diced tomatoes and green chiles, cheese and puff pastry. Ready to eat in minutes!! Can make ahead of time and freeze for later. Great for tailgating and parties!

Puffy Tacos

Sausage and Cream Cheese Biscuit Bites - so GOOD! I'm totally addicted to these things! Sausage, cream cheese, Worcestershire, cheddar cheese baked in biscuits. Can make the sausage mixture ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake. Great for tailgating, breakfast and parties! Everyone loves this recipe!

Sausage & Cream Cheese Biscuit Bites

scooping dip from bread bowl

Mississippi Sin Dip

plate of turkey pinwheels

Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels

Jalapeno Popper Mushrooms - always the first thing to go at parties! Mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, garlic, cheddar cheese, bacon and jalapeños. Seriously delicious! Can prep mushrooms ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake. Great for parties or a low-carb snack. #partyfood #mushrooms #jalapenopoppers

Jalapeño Popper Mushrooms

3-Ingredient Cream Cheese Sausage Dip - SOOOO good! Sausage, cream cheese, and Rotel. Ready in under 10 minutes. Great for parties! There is never any left!!

3-Ingredient Cream Cheese Sausage Dip

Hissy Fit Dip Recipe - sausage, sour cream, Velveeta, muenster, onion and garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and parsley - SO good. You will definitely throw a hissy fit if you miss out on this dip! Crazy good! Can mix together and refrigerate a day before baking. Serve with chips and veggies! It is always gone in a flash!

Hissy Fit Dip

Slow Cooker Whiskey Meatballs - only 6 ingredients! Great for parties or as a main dish served over mashed potatoes or rice. Everyone always asks for the recipe!

Slow Cooker Whiskey Meatballs

Taco Ranch Bites - seriously delicious!! Only 6 ingredients! Ground beef, taco seasoning, diced tomatoes and green chiles, cheddar cheese, ranch dressing and phyllo tart shells. Can make ahead and refrigerate or freeze for later. I always have a batch in the freezer for a quick snack! Great for tailgating and parties! I never come home with leftovers. Everyone LOVES these cheesy taco bites. #tailgating #taco #beef #ranch #appetizer #partyfood #freezermeal

Taco Ranch Bites

Cream Cheese Sausage Balls - this recipe will change the way you make sausage ball forever! Seriously THE BEST sausage balls EVER!

Cream Cheese Sausage Balls

scooping dip from baking dish

Warm Crack Dip

holding a bacon wrapped cracker

Bacon & Brown Sugar Crackers

Sausage & Cheese Muffins - perfect tailgating food - They were a hit at the tailgate. I took the whole batch and only had a few left over; and they reheated well for breakfast the next morning.

Sausage & Cheese Muffins

Party Roast Beef Sandwiches - CRAZY good! We are totally addicted to these sandwiches!! Hawaiian rolls, roast beef, white american cheese, topped with butter, brown sugar, horseradish sauce, worcestershire sauce and poppy seeds. These things go fast! I always double the recipe. They are also good reheated!

Party Roast Beef Sandwiches

Fire Crackerz - spicy Cheez-Its - coated in red pepper flakes and Ranch dressing - SO addictive! Great for parties!

Fire Crackerz

Hot Ham and Cheese Crescents recipe - ham, cheddar, swiss, cream cheese, dijon mustard, Worcestershire, brown sugar mixed together and baked in crescent rolls and topped with poppy seeds. I am totally addicted to these! I could not stop eating them! I am already planning on making them again this week!

Hot Ham & Cheese Crescents

Cracked Out Corn Dip - OMG! SO good! Corn, cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar, bacon and Ranch. I took this to a party and it was the first thing to go! Can make ahead and refrigerate until ready to eat. Our FAVORITE dip! YUM!

Cracked Out Corn Dip

Glazed Pigs in a Blanket - pigs in a blanket baked in a sweet and savory brown sugar glaze. Took these to a party and they were gone in minutes!!! Crescent rolls, dijon mustard, little smokies, brown sugar, butter, poppy seeds and Worcestershire sauce. I have zero self-control around these things! Dangerously delicious!! A MUST for all your tailgates and parties! #tailgating #Pigsinablanket #partyfood #appetizer

Glazed Pigs in a Blanket

stack of french dip biscuits

French Dip Biscuits

plate of stuffed cream cheese

Stuffed Celery

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