5 Easy Football Treats

January 28th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

One of the best parts about watching the big game is enjoying all of the food! Whether you cheer for salty and sweet treats or root for one that’s just plain sweet, we’ve got some fun and easy ideas that are sure to score a touchdown with your tastebuds.


1. Candy Dipped Football Potato CrispsThese potato crisps are the perfect shape to turn into a salty and sweet football. They’re dipped and decorated with Candy Melts candy. Make a bowl full because no one will be able to eat just one!

Candy-Dipped Football Potato Crisps


2. Candy Football Cupcakes: Create a delicious candy football cupcake topper by piping it freehand with Wilton Light Cocoa Candy Melts candy. Serve these cupcakes as you cheer on your favorite team!

Candy Football Cupcakes


3. Football Almond Pretzels: Another satisfying salty and sweet combo. An almond football goes over the middle of a pretzel ring, with Candy Melts filling the gap in your favorite team colors. Check out how easy they are to make:


4. Candy-Coated Apple Football Treats: Dipped apple wedges decorated like footballs make a sweet treat for your favorite playoff celebration, tailgate party or after-game snack for the tiniest tackle on the team.

Candy-Coated Apple Football Treats


5. Football Cupcakes with Candy Goal Posts: Whether tailgating or enjoying the game at home, these cupcakes will definitely be deemed MVP. Pipe the candy goal posts freehand using melted Wilton White Candy Melts® Candy.

Football Cupcakes with Candy Goal Post


Tell us! What will you be making for game day and who are you rooting for?

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

3 Replies

  1. Candy says:

    Love the football and pretzel recipe. Where do you find the round pretzels. I live in Orlando fl and cannot find a source.

  2. Love these ideas, try them, go over great, Do you still have yearbooks, have all for 30 yrs, noticed there haven’t been any the past two years

  3. Selena says:

    I love these ideas and I know my grandchildren will love them and so will the adults.

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