50 Desserts Perfect for Your Super Bowl Party (2024)

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50 Desserts Perfect for Your Super Bowl Party (1)Katie BandurskiUpdated: Jan. 30, 2024

    Score! These sweet treats are real winners. Find our best Super Bowl desserts, like cookies, bars, cupcakes and more.


    Football Cake Pops

    My son loves football! For his eighth birthday, I made cake pops with a rich chocolate cake center and a yummy peanut butter coating. These are sure to be winners at parties, bake sales and sports-watching events. Plus, they’re one of the cutest Super Bowl desserts you can make! —Jenny Dubinsky, Inwood, West Virginia

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    Root Beer Cookies

    When it’s too difficult to take along root beer floats on a picnic, take these cookies instead! I’ve found the flavor is even better the next day. The hard part is convincing my family to wait that long before sampling them.—Violette Bawden, West Valley City, Utah

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    Our family loves to take drives, and I often bring these M&M cookie bars along for snacking in the car. —Martha Haseman, Hinckley, Illinois

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    Chocolate Bacon Bark

    Sweet, salty, crunchy, smooth—bacon and chocolate is a match made in heaven in this chocolate bacon bark. Try it as part of your Super Bowl desserts party spread! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Culinary Editor

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    Traditional Popcorn Balls

    Kids of all ages enjoy this popcorn ball recipe as an old-fashioned holiday treat. One batch goes a long way. —Cathy Karges, Hazen, North Dakota

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    Behr Track Cookie Bars

    The holidays are the perfect time to indulge in these ooey-gooey, salty-sweet peanut butter bars. A lot of people comment that the pretzels in the filling are a pleasant surprise. Just make sure to cut cookie bars small—they're super rich. —Megan Behr, Marion, Iowa

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    Buckeye Doughnut Holes

    Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I’ve taken that Ohio favorite and combined it with one of our family’s favorites – donut holes! These balls of fried dough are filled with peanut butter cream and coated in chocolate to look just like buckeye candies. —Rebecca Woollands, North Ridgeville, Ohio

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    Oreo Rice Krispies Treats

    These Oreo Rice Krispies Treats are chewy on the inside with a crispy, crunchy cookie top. Not only are they tasty, but the crumbled cookies make for a sweet presentation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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    Butterscotch Pecan Dessert

    Light and creamy, this butterscotch dessert never lasts long when I serve it. The fluffy cream cheese layer topped with cool butterscotch pudding is a lip-smacking combination. —Becky Harrison, Albion, Illinois

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    Chocolate Bonbons

    My grandmother gave me this tasty chocolate bonbons recipe when I was a girl. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of her huge kitchen and all the delicious treats she made. —Joan Lewis, Reno, Nevada

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    Bacon Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Blondies

    There's nothing better than a cookie, brownie and cheesecake mixed together, with bacon to top it off! —Katie O'Keeffe, Derry, New Hampshire

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    Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars

    I love to experiment with different recipes and combine classic and new flavors. I’ve been making this shortbread for over 20 years and finally have found the perfect pairing! I love salted caramel, and of course I love dark chocolate, so I layered these two flavors with my favorite shortbread crust. It’s melt-in-your-mouth good, and it is quickly becoming a favorite with my family, friends and customers! For even more gooey goodness, drizzle bottled caramel sauce over top. —Lisa Glenn, Sarasota


    Potato Chip Clusters

    Just three offbeat ingredients add up to one unique, delectable, no-bake treat. These super easy, sweet-and-salty candy clusters make for merry munching during holiday trips or parties. They travel well in containers without melting or getting soft. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma

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    Not Your Mama's Seven-Layer Bars

    The addition of dulce de leche makes this a decadent new take on traditional seven-layer bars. You can cut this recipe in half and make it in an 8x8-in. pan. —Andrea Barlow, Hot Springs, Arkansas

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    Thick Sugar Cookies

    A bit thicker than the norm, this sugar cookie is just like one you might find at a good bakery. My children often request these sweet treats for their birthdays and are always happy to help me decorate. You can also outfit these cookies with your favorite team’s colors and serve them as Super Bowl desserts. —Heather Biedler, Martinsburg, West Virginia

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    Beer and Pretzel Caramels

    Beer and pretzels are a natural combination—mix them with smooth caramel and you have an awesome candy. The guys will go wild over these crunchy, chunky chews. —Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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    Double Peanut Butter Cake

    My family loves peanut butter cake, so I came up with a recipe that packs in as much peanut butter as possible. Easy to say, they can’t get enough of it. —Marie Hoyer, Hodgenville, Kentucky

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    Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

    My mom sent me this recipe for homemade ice cream sandwiches. We love it, and so does company I serve it to. —Kea Fisher, Bridger, Montana

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    Turtle Brownies

    Homemade turtle brownies are a sweet addition to the appetizer table on game day. Your guests might forget the score, but I guarantee they'll remember these treats! —Sherry Miller, Columbia Heights, Minnesota

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    Salted Caramel Cupcakes

    To help balance the sweetness of the brown sugar cupcake, we created a unique salty frosting. It’s the best of both worlds! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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    Chocolate Scotcheroos

    You can’t beat classic Super Bowl desserts! This chocolate scotcheroos recipe was given to me by one of my students at school. It has become one of my family’s favorites and is so easy to make.—Lois Mays, Covington, Pennsylvania

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    Cream Cheese Cookie Cups

    Need a quick dessert? Try these yummy cookie bites. For a pretty look, use an icing bag to pipe the filling into the cups, then top each with mini M&M's. —Rachel Blackston, Mauk, Georgia

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    Black Bottom Cupcakes

    This recipe's been in our family for years, but these cupcakes still go quick each time I make them. So I always double or triple the ingredients! You'll likely see what I mean if you make them at your place—I can't remember anyone who's tried them for the first time not asking for seconds. —Julie Briceland, Windsor, Pennsylvania

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    Contest-Winning Chocolate Truffle Cookies

    Here's a snack for serious chocolate lovers. These enticing cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, somewhat bittersweet and very chocolaty. I usually make them to share at get-togethers. Otherwise, I'd eat them all myself! I'm always asked for the recipe. —Delaine Fortenberry, McComb, Mississippi

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    Applesauce Spice Cupcakes

    I began making these moist cupcakes in grade school and still bake them today. —Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana

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    Brownie Bourbon Bites

    Chocolate and chopped pecans flavor these simple, spirited treats. Make a double batch so you can give some as gifts and savor the rest!—Paula Kirchenbauer, Newton, New Jersey

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    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

    Hawaiian nuts and melty morsels make a fantastic combination in these buttery white chocolate macadamia nut cookies. —Cathy Lennon, Newport, Tennessee

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    Triple Chocolate Fudge

    This recipe makes more than enough to share with family and friends. It’s the ultimate yummy gift! —Linette Shepherd, Williamston, Michigan

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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight

    Looking for Super Bowl desserts to bring to a party? This is a simple chocolate delight recipe for any type of potluck occasion, and the pan always comes home empty. —Diane Windley, Grace, Idaho

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    Brown Sugar Cutout Cookies

    Our neighbor made these for me when I was little, and now I make them for my kids, my grandkids and the children at school. Serve them with milk for the kids and tea for the grown-ups. —Nancy Lynch, Somerset, Pennsylvania

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    Chocolate-Hazelnut Magic Bars

    This hazelnut bar recipe puts a Nutella spin on the classic magic bar! Drizzle melted Nutella spread on top for extra flair. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

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    My husband's love for classic peanut butter and jelly inspired this recipe. The strawberry buttercream and peanut butter frosting are a delicious combination. —Kelly McCrea, North Kingsville, Ohio

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    Rocky Road Cookie Cups

    Traditional rocky road ice cream has nuts, marshmallows and chocolate. Using prepared cookie dough makes it easy to put the flavors together in these fast, kid-friendly rocky road cookies. —Charlotte McDaniel, Jacksonville, AL

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    Cinnamon Brownies

    For Christmas one year, a friend gave us a pan of these delicious brownies. Before I figured out their secret was cinnamon, half the pan was already gone! —Gail Mehle, Rock Springs, Wyoming

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    Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars

    These rich, gooey bars are my most requested treats. They’re popular at school functions, family barbecues, picnics and as part of a Super Bowl desserts spread. We like them alone or topped with a scoop of ice cream. —Betty Hagerty, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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    S'more Sandwich Cookies

    Capture the taste of campfire s'mores in your kitchen. Graham cracker crumbs added to chocolate chip cookie dough bring out the flavor of the fireside favorite. Melting the cookies' marshmallow centers in the microwave makes them simple to assemble. —Abby Metzger, Larchwood, Iowa

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    Fudgy Oat Brownies

    These cakelike brownies have a rich, crunchy oat crust and a smooth homemade chocolate frosting. A packaged brownie mix makes the recipe easy to prepare. You can make it even easier by using canned frosting. —Diana Otterson, Canandaigua, New York

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    Buttery Potato Chip Cookies

    Can’t decide whether to bring chips or cookies to the tailgate? These crisp and buttery cookies make plenty for the crowd, and will keep people guessing the secret ingredient. —Rachel Roberts, Lemoore, California

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    Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars

    What did I do when I couldn’t decide between two of my favorite desserts? I combined them! This snickerdoodle-blondie hybrid proved even better with caramel, always a favorite ingredient. —Niki Plourde, Gardner, Massachusetts

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    Marshmallow Pops

    Making these pops is a fun activity for a children's party because any age can participate. Customize them for holidays or special occasions by rolling them in coordinating colored sprinkles. —Marcia Porch, Winter Park, Florida

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    S’mores Milk Shake

    When cabin fever hits, we whip up a beverage that tastes like s’mores. Oven-toasted marshmallows and a blender make it happen. —Sarah McKenna, Centennial, Colorado

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    Popcorn Cookies

    It's so much fun to surprise people with the crushed popcorn in these yummy cookies. They're definitely a distinctive cookie on the holiday tray.—Leigh Anne Preston, Palmyra, Indiana

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    Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

    A friend gave me the recipe for these layered brownies, but I added my own touch--chunky peanut butter. Every time I take these to a group gathering, I get requests for the recipe. It's a real crowd-pleaser! —Judy Sims, Weatherford, Texas

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    Mixed Nut Bars

    One pan of these bars goes a long way. They get a nice flavor from butterscotch chips. —Bobbi Brown, Waupaca, Wisconsin

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    Frosted Fudge Brownies

    A neighbor brought over a pan of these rich fudge brownies along with the recipe when I came home from the hospital with our baby daughter. I asked her how to make brownie frosting like that, and I've made them ever since for family occasions, potlucks and parties at work. —Sue Soderlund, Elgin, Illinois

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    Crispy Pretzel Bars

    Need easy Super Bowl desserts? I often make a big batch of these peanut butter-flavored cereal bars on days that I don’t want to heat up the kitchen. Kids especially love them, so they’re great for picnics, potlucks and school bake sales, too. —Jane Thompson, Eureka, Illinois

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    Sweet chocolate, creamy peanut butter and salty pretzels create a to-die-for truffle. It’s a little bite of decadence and a special indulgence for the holiday season.—Ashley Wisniewski, Champaign, Illinois

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    Originally Published: January 10, 2022

    50 Desserts Perfect for Your Super Bowl Party (48)

    Katie Bandurski

    As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments.When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.

    I am an expert and enthusiast assistant. I have access to a wide range of information and can provide insights on various topics. I can help answer questions, provide information, and engage in discussions. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to ask!

    Now, let's dive into the concepts mentioned in this article.

    Super Bowl Desserts

    The article features a collection of Super Bowl desserts, including cookies, bars, cupcakes, and more. These recipes are designed to be enjoyed during Super Bowl parties, bake sales, and sports-watching events. They are meant to be delicious treats that can be shared and enjoyed by everyone. Some of the recipes mentioned in the article include Football Cake Pops, Root Beer Cookies, M&M Cookie Bars, Chocolate Bacon Bark, Traditional Popcorn Balls, Behr Track Cookie Bars, Buckeye Doughnut Holes, Oreo Rice Krispies Treats, Butterscotch Pecan Dessert, Chocolate Bonbons, Bacon Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Blondies, Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars, Potato Chip Clusters, Not Your Mama's Seven-Layer Bars, Thick Sugar Cookies, Beer and Pretzel Caramels, Double Peanut Butter Cake, Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches, Turtle Brownies, Salted Caramel Cupcakes, Chocolate Scotcheroos, Cream Cheese Cookie Cups, Black Bottom Cupcakes, Contest-Winning Chocolate Truffle Cookies, Applesauce Spice Cupcakes, Brownie Bourbon Bites, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies, Triple Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight, Brown Sugar Cutout Cookies, Chocolate-Hazelnut Magic Bars, Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars, Rocky Road Cookie Cups, Cinnamon Brownies, Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars, S'more Sandwich Cookies, Fudgy Oat Brownies, Buttery Potato Chip Cookies, Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars, Marshmallow Pops, S'mores Milk Shake, Popcorn Cookies, Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies, Mixed Nut Bars, Frosted Fudge Brownies, Crispy Pretzel Bars, and Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles.

    These recipes offer a variety of flavors and textures, from chocolate and caramel to peanut butter and pretzels. They are designed to be indulgent and enjoyable, perfect for special occasions like the Super Bowl.

    Please let me know if you would like more information about any specific recipe or if you have any other questions!

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