Your best snack playbook for the big game

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(BPT) - When it comes to the biggest game of the year, do you have all your snack plays ready? The experts at Farm Rich have put together a spread of fan favorites that are sure to please everyone on game day. Whether it’s an over-the-top Bloody Mary, a super snack board worthy of the 'gram, or just some cheesy snacks you know the kids will devour, check out these Top 10 Fan Favs as you start planning your own Super Snack Playbook.

Pre-game warm up

Snack Mary – This ‘Snack Mary’ will wow your friends before the players even take the field. Create a Bloody Mary DIY bar: Just put out a selection of your preferred Bloody Mary mixers, along with small wood skewers and Farm Rich Mozz Sticks, Cheddar Cheese Curds, Crispy Dill Pickles, Loaded Potato Skins and Mozzarella Bites. Layer in candied bacon, tomatoes, olives, asparagus, pickled okra, celery or peppers and serve in big glasses with a spicy salt rim.

Super Snack Board – The Cheeseboard Queen created this Super Cheese Board Spread featuring an array of hot and cold snacks, complete with Loaded Potato Skins, Meatballs, salami, peppers, cheese variety, lots of veggies, and pretzels, nuts and dips. Check it out and then create a Super Snack Board all your own. Tag @FarmRichSnacks to show off your creation and the national snacks brand will randomly choose one lucky winner to get a smorgasbord of Farm Rich VIP coupons so you can stock up for the year.

Roasted Red Pepper Dip – Set out an array of creative dips that go with salty and savory snacks. This 1-step dip from A Dish of Daily Life makes a great pairing with Mozzarella Sticks, one of America’s all-time favorite snacks. With only five ingredients, you just toss them into the blender and it’s ready in minutes.

Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Mozz Sticks – This decadent appetizer will step up your hosting game. Check them out on BuzzFeed.

The main event

Meatball Pizza Sliders – Who doesn’t like a meatball sammie? Using precooked frozen meatballs, just add a variety of pizza ingredients to make this delicious sandwich spread. Try spinach, tomatoes, cheese or onions and add your favorite Italian meats. And best of all? It all comes together on a large baking sheet. Get the recipe here.

Loaded Potato Skins – No football game is complete without the Loaded Potato Skins. Pipe yours with sour cream to look like mini footballs or put a Southwestern spin on things with this idea from The Happy Flammily.

Buffalo Chicken Skewers – Step up chicken bites with these simple Buffalo Chicken Skewers, featuring a Spicy Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce. Make them for guests or take them with you to any gathering. Trust us, your guests will love them.

Mac ‘n Cheddar Cheese Curds – Here’s the cheesiest mac and cheese you’ll ever need. Just whip up your favorite mac and cheese recipe (or use pre-prepared) and top hot mac and cheese with cooked Farm Rich Cheddar Cheese Curds. Top with freshly ground pepper and chopped green onion for garnish.

Buffalo Ranch Meatball Subs – Another fun addition to your sandwich spread, these meatball subs from Lemons for Lulu can be made ahead in the slow cooker. To make, you’ll need:

  • 1 package frozen cooked Farm Rich Meatballs
  • 1 12-ounce bottle Buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 8 to 10 sub rolls
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt

To prepare:

  • In slow cooker, combine meatballs, sauce and seasoning; stir to coat.
  • Cook according to package directions.
  • To assemble, drizzle tablespoon of ranch dressing on inside of each sub roll.
  • Place 1/4 cup of lettuce over the dressing, followed by Meatballs.
  • Top each sandwich with crumbled blue cheese and sprinkling of celery salt.

Creamy Tomato Penne with Jalapeno Peppers – Need another hearty dish for halftime? This make-ahead pasta recipe does the trick. The Jalapeno Peppers make the pasta pop and the spicy flavors pair perfectly with the creamy tomato pasta. Just 20 minutes from start to table, see the full recipe here.

For these and other delicious Big Game recipes, visit FarmRich.com.