Tailgating Treat Recipes

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Caramel Corn I

Rating: 4.39 stars
This caramel corn is great for Monday night football. The assortment of nuts makes it deluxe caramel corn. It takes a bit of time, but is more than worth it.

One Oh One Cookies

Rating: 4.6 stars
Great recipe for when you need a lot of cookies for picnics, potlucks, family reunions, Christmas....

Seven Layer Bars

Rating: 4.69 stars
Easy to make, and very rich. Can use different kinds of chips (vanilla or peanut butter) to suit your taste.

White Texas Sheet Cake

Rating: 4.52 stars
This cake is good to make a day ahead, and is very popular at pot-lucks.

Milly's Oatmeal Brownies

Rating: 4.63 stars
These are wonderful, chewy 'brownies' except that they are made with oatmeal instead of chocolate. Add your favorites (nuts, chocolate chips, chocolate candies, toffee chips) and create a truly delicious snack.

Scrumptious Frosted Fudgy Brownies

Rating: 4.58 stars
MMMMMMM, I can never eat just one of these melt-in-your-mouth brownies, they are so rich and chocolaty.

Cream Filled Cupcakes

Rating: 4.44 stars
Delicious and simple to make, a creamy filling is piped into chocolate cupcakes with a pastry bag. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Cranberry Trail Bars

Rating: 4.56 stars
This is a power version of traditional crispy rice treats made with different nuts, coconut and cranberries.

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.53 stars
These brownies always turn out!

Delicious Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Rating: 4.59 stars
One of my favorite cookie bar recipes.

Texas Sheet Cake V

Rating: 4.72 stars
I have made this recipe for years. My children always chose it for their birthday cake over any other, and it makes enough for a crowd. Moist and delicious. Very easy to make. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Bars I

Rating: 4.61 stars
These peanut butter bars taste just like peanut butter cups.

Inspiration and Ideas

Scrumptious Frosted Fudgy Brownies

"These brownies are IT. The be-all, end-all of browniedom. Thick, fudgy, rich, chocolately." – toastyfrenchy

Apple Slab Pie

A streusel-topped pie for a crowd.

Best Ever Chocolate-Free Blondies

Rating: 3.75 stars

These are the absolute favorite dessert of my boyfriend and all his friends. No tailgate, party or even dinner is complete without these gooey, peanut butter blondies.