5 Football Themed Desserts To Make Everyone a Winner

No matter which team you’re rooting for, you can always end the night a winner with some Big Game themed dessert.


Football Chocolate Covered Strawberries














Milk Chocolate Melts
White chocolate melts

1. Dip Strawberries into chocolate melts, put onto parchment paper and into the fidge for 10 minutes.

2. Take out of the fridge once chocolate has hardened, draw football stiches with melted white chocolate


Apple Football Treats

Image Credit: Wilton.com


Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 48 treats)
White Candy Melts® Candy
Apples, washed, dried and cut in 8 wedges
Lemon-Lime Soda

1. Dip apples. Soak apples in lemon-lime soda for 10 to 15 minutes; remove from soda and dry completely. Melt light cocoa and white Candy Melts candy, separately, according to package directions. Use tongs to dip slices into melted light cocoa candy. Tap to smooth and remove excess candy. Place wedges on parchment paper-covered cake board. Chill until firm, about 10 minutes.

2. Decorate wedges. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to pipe laces and stripes onto each dipped treat.

Original Recipe from Wilton.com


Bite Sized Football Marshmallow Treats

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¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1 pkg. (10-1/2 oz.) mini marshmallows (6 cups)
1 pkg. (13 oz.) Fruity, Cocoa or Marshmallow Pebbles Cereal (about 8-1/2 cups)

1. Microwave butter in 4-qt. microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss to coat. Microwave 1-1/2 minutes or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 45 seconds

2. Add cereal; mix well.

3. Press firmly into greased foil-lined 13×9-inch pan.Cool.Cut into 24 squares.

4. Use green and white icing to make it look like a Football field.

5. Add green sugar sprinkles

6. Add a brown peanut m&m, football chocolate or football icing decoration

Original Recipe: PostFoods.com


Football Field Cake

Image Credit: McCormick.com

Image Credit: McCormick.com


1 package (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Orange Extract
2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract , divided
2 containers (16 ounces each) white frosting, divided
McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
McCormick® Black Food Color


Prepare cake mix as directed on package, stirring in orange extract. Bake in foil-lined 13×9-inch baking pan as directed on package. Cool cake in pan 15 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack; cool completely. Transfer cake to serving platter.
Stir 1 teaspoon of the vanilla into 1 can of the frosting. Tint frosting grass green with 24 drops green food color. Frost cake with green frosting. To make frosting resemble grass, touch frosting with a small spatula then pull up.
Stir remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla into remaining can of frosting. Reserve 1/4 cup of the frosting in small bowl. Spoon remaining frosting into piping bag fitted with a small round tip. Or spoon frosting into medium resealable plastic bag, snipping a small corner from bag. Pipe yard lines across the grass. Tint reserved frosting brown with cocoa powder and 2 drops each red and black food color. Spoon into small piping bag. Pipe a football shape on the cake.

Original Recipe from McCormick.com


Football Brownies

Image Credit: BettyCrocker.com


1 box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup bourbon whiskey or water
2 eggs
1 Football-shaped cookie cutter, 3 1/2×2 inches
1 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting (from 16 oz container)
1 Betty Crocker™ white decorating icing (from 4.25-oz tube)


1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line 9-inch square pan with foil, letting foil hang 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray.

2. In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, chocolate syrup, oil, bourbon and eggs until well blended. Spread in pan.

3. Bake 34 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.

4. Using foil to lift, remove brownies from pan. With football-shaped coookie cutter, cut brownies into football shapes. Spread frosting on brownies. Pipe on decorating icing to look like football laces.

Original Recipe from Betty Crocker



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