Favorite Super Bowl Party Desserts

Recipes Perfect for a Party

"Are You Ready for Some Football?" A Super Bowl Party wouldn't be complete without some tasty desserts and other homemade treats. Here are several party food suggestions just for you.

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  • 01 of 07
    Cheesecake Brownies
    Michael Maes/Photolibrary/Getty Images

    Some will say that a Super Bowl party is not complete without at least one person bringing brownies. There are tons of recipes out there, but why not bring a brownie that's a little different. I doubt more than one person will be bringing Cheesecake Brownies.

  • 02 of 07
    Cheese Straws Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Everyone just loves these cheese straws. Cheese Straws Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    I'm sure these are eaten everywhere, but they, like the boiled peanuts, are very popular in the southern U.S. Cheese Straws are another wonderful treat to bring to a Super Bowl party.

  • 03 of 07
    2010 Chocolate Peanut Brittle Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
    Chocolate Peanut Brittle. 2010 Chocolate Peanut Brittle Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com

    Crunchy-foods seem to fit the ticket as far as Super Bowl Parties go. Chocolate Peanut Brittle is crunchy and sweet.

  • 04 of 07
    2010 Jalapeno Cornbread Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
    Jalapeno Cornbread. 2010 Jalapeno Cornbread Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com

    Nay chili, nay football. Nay chili, nay cornbread. It all means you can't have football without chili, and you definately can't have chili without cornbread. Cornbread is one of the easier quick breads you can make.

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  • 05 of 07
    Red Velvet Cupcakes
    Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Getty Images/NightAndDayImages

    Red Velvet Cake is a classic dessert that is sure to please everyone!

  • 06 of 07
    Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    There are only 3 ingredients in this recipe. Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    It's all in the butter. That's what makes these Salted Pecans taste so fabulous.

  • 07 of 07

    Cut Fruit Plates

    Plate of Tropical Fruit Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Tropical fruit from left to right - papayas, kiwis and mangoes. Plate of Tropical Fruit Photo © 2010 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Okay I know, Super Bowl parties only come once a year, but there's got to be some kind of balance. Between all of the alcohol, salt, fat and sugar consumed during one party, having a little fruit won't hurt them.