Kick Off Football Season with These 6 Sweet Treats

September 10th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Football season is here and many of us will be rooting for our favorite teams from the comfort of our homes with friends and family members. Alongside the chips and dip and chili bowls, make sure you have some sweet treats! These football-themed ideas are sure to score a touchdown with your taste buds.

1. On-Target Football Treats

During the game, everyone will be huddling up to snack on these sweet and salty treats! An almond football goes over the middle of a pretzel ring, with easy-melting Wilton Candy Melts filling the gap in your favorite team colors (we went with blue and orange here).




2. 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.





3. Easy Football Cupcakes

Score a touchdown at your next game day party with these easy-to-decorate cupcakes. The Wilton Football Standard Baking Cups make it easy to serve these cupcakes without picking a favorite team.




4. Candy Dipped Football Potato Crisps

Salty meets sweet in this super playoff of flavors. Decorated like footballs, these delicious Candy Melt candy dipped chips or crisps will be a hit at your next party, so make a bowl full because no one will be able to eat just one.




5. 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!




6. 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.



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.

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