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6 awesome Super Bowl Sunday recipes for your party

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The Super Bowl is really about the food, right?

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It's Super Bowl weekend and since the Bengals aren't playing, the food is really what this Sunday is all about. Here are some recipes you can make today and tomorrow for your Super Bowl party. From the classics (wings) to the more unique dishes (spinach artichoke dip stuffed garlic bread) here are some of the best recipes for your game (or commercial) watching festivities. You can thank us later!

Grilled Chicken Wings with Seasoned Buffalo Sauce

Ingredients:

For the wings:

  • 3 pounds chicken wings (if whole, cut into sections; discard the wing tips or save for stock)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for grill

For the buffalo sauce:

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Frank's Red Hot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce (or similar brand)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar

Get the recipe via Once Upon a Chef

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup finely diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons rapid rise dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour

Get the recipe via What's Cookin Chicago?

Baby Bloomin' Onions

Ingredients:

  • 16 cippollini onions
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • peanut or vegetable oil for frying

Get the recipe via Spoon for Bacon

Potato and Mozzarella Croquettes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound baking potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • Kosher salt
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/3-inch dice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes (3/4 pound), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil
  • 1 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

Get the recipe via Food and Wine

Garlic Bread Stuffed with Spinach Artichoke Dip

Ingredients:

  • 1 baguette
  • ½ tablespoon oil
  • 1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 (10 oz) bag baby spinach leaves
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
  • 1½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Parmesan cheese, grated, to top
  • Fresh basil leaves or parsley, torn, to top

Get the recipe via Host the Toast

Game Day Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

For the cake:

  • 3 ounces semisweet or bitter sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup flat cola
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder (not Dutch processed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

For the icing:

  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 9 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Pinch fine salt
  • 1 1/4 pounds (5 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup natural cocoa powder
  • 2 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • Football Sugar Cookies, homemade or store bought, recipe follows
  • Plastic goal posts, available a specialty baking stores

For the football sugar cookies:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Get the recipe via Food Network

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