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The best Super Bowl snacks by state that you NEED to try

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Whether you tune in to the Big Game because your team’s playing or you’re just there for the commercials (guilty), we’re ALL united on Super Bowl Sunday by the snacks. And tbh there’s no better day in the US for snack lovers… seriously all the drool-worthy dips, chips, appetizers, main courses and desserts you can imagine.

So, with Super Bowl right around the corner, you may be on the hunt for the best snacks to serve. Or maybe you’re in the states looking for Super Bowl snack inspiration. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are the MVP picks of Super Bowl snacks by state that you NEED to try.

50. Alabama: Sink your teeth into BBQ Wings, a classic game day staple.

49. Alaska: A creamy warm Beer Cheese Dip pairs perfectly with bread bites, pretzels, veggies, chips.

48. Arizona:  Residents here are famous for cooking up Chicken Enchiladas on game day.

47. Arkansas: Calzones are the best snack to celebrate Super Bowl, think of it as the ultimate filling finger food.

46. California: Queso is a fan fave at every big game party, we bet you can’t just have one chip. This versatile dip can be made however you’d like, add meat or even make it vegan!


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45. Colorado: Buffalo Chicken Dip is one of the best Super Bowl snacks ever, it is basically buffalo chicken wings minus the mess!

44. Connecticut: Cocktail Weenies (aka little smokies) are great appetizers… savory but sweet depending on the marinade!

43. Delaware: Half time calls for a sweet treat, Peanut Butter Cookies are a must, especially the ones shaped like footballs.

42. Florida: Not the first wing on this list (won’t be the last) Floridians savor classic Buffalo Chicken Wings, it is said Americans consume about 1.23 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl.

41. Georgia: This state is all peachy but on Super Bowl, the go-to side is creamy (not in a box) Mac ‘n’ Cheese.

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40. Hawaii: The aloha state indulges in Fried Rice with a tropical twist like coconut rice with bell peppers, spam, and pineapple!


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39. Idaho: Serving up the official state veggie, Loaded Potato Skins are a touchdown. Crispy potato skins, bacon, sour cream, cheese, and scallions… yes please.

38. Illinois: Often homemade, warm Soft-Baked Pretzels make an appearance as one of the top Super Bowl snacks all over the US. A great way to taste all of the dips.

37. Indiana: Cupcakes aka mini cakes are a standard sweet at any Super Bowl potluck and undeniably the easiest way to indulge in dessert without the mess.

36. Iowa: A simple but traditional Irish Stew tops the charts for one of the best Super Bowl foods to try in Iowa.

35. Kansas: Another top Super Bowl snack, Slow Cooker Meatballs are savory and satisfying.

34. Kentucky: Whoopie Pies are a soft cookie/cake-like outside with creamy frosting-like filling.


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33. Louisiana: An authentic Super Bowl watch party in Louisana involves Shrimp. Spice up your palate with Cajun shrimp.

32. Maine: Winter is still in full effect in the northeast which is why Soup Bread Bowls are the perfect Super Bowl food.

31. Maryland: Homemade, delivery, pick-up, frozen… doesn’t matter Pizza is a classic Super Bowl dish. Handheld and the best way to eat and not miss a second of the game (or commercials).

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30. Massachusetts: Rice Crispy Treats are a dessert you can’t miss. Rice Krispy cereal + marshmallow + butter = heaven. Warning hands may get a little sticky.

29. Michigan: Football Cakes are a thing. Basically, cakes shaped like footballs have become a decoration piece for the table on Super Bowl Sunday and a yummy post-game treat.

28. Minnesota: Deviled Eggs are a fundamental potluck food. Be sure to try the stuffed hard-boiled eggs that are filled with a paste made from the yolk, mayo, mustard, and topped with paprika – you won’t regret it.

27. Mississippi: Melt in your mouth Barbecue Ribs are a must-try southern food but best to save this messy meal for halftime.


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26. Missouri: Grilling food on Super Bowl Sunday is tradition and you can’t watch the game in this state without trying a Hot Dog. Top it with relish, ketchup, mustard, onions, and more.

25. Montana: Artichoke Dip is a cheesy and delicious appetizer that is the perfect pair for pita or tortilla chips.

24. Nebraska: One bite of Cheesy Garlic Bread and you’ll be wanting it again and again (even if your breath gets a little smelly).

23. Nevada: Chocolate is always a good idea and Super Bowl Sunday in Nevada calls for Fudgey Brownies.

22. New Hampshire: Pizza Bites like pizza but smaller and easy to pop in your mouth during the games exciting moments.

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21. New Jersey: Gameday calls for mouthwatering Loaded Nachos with all the toppings.


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20. New Mexico: This state is known for good Mexican cuisine which is why Tacos are a must. Chicken, pork, beef, veggie whatever your style is this food is perfect for Super Bowl.

19.  New York: The party doesn’t start till the Jalapeno Poppers are there. These jalapenos are creamy, spicy, loaded with cheese and topped with a panko crust. Football season and jalapeno peppers are synonymous.

18. North Carolina: Beef Sliders in NC are the best way to taste the Super Bowl. These bite-sized burgers are quick to make and quick to eat. Giving you extra time to yell at the referees.

17. North Dakota: Fried or baked, battered Mozzarella Stick hors d’oeuvres are some of  best finger foods for the big game.

16. Ohio: Have a taste of Stuffed Chicken Tenders filled with cheese and herbs for a fun twist on a classic.

15. Oklahoma: Pigs in a Blanket are one of the top appetizers for Super Bowl in Oklahoma. It combines two of our fave apps: mini hot dogs/sausages  and crescent rolls, you can’t go wrong.

14. Oregon: The game plays earlier on the west coast so Banana Bread is a great way to start the game. Enjoy a slice with a fresh cup of coffee, it’s the perfect way to get hyped for the game.


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13. Pennsylvania: When in Philadelphia for the Super Bowl a Phili Cheese Steak is a necessity. They just taste different here and you don’t want to miss it.

12. Rhode Island: Giant Subs are the best way to feed and please the masses. No surprise that big sandwiches is the top Super Bowl snack in this state because it is full of mouthwatering delis.

11. South Carolina: Crab Dip is a number one for Super Bowls in South Carolina. This dip is served hot and cheesy – it will seriously wow you.

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10. South Dakota: Loaded Hasselback Potatoes have cheesed baked in between thin slits in the potatoes and loaded with sour cream, bacon bits, and green onions on top for pieces of heaven.

9. Tennessee: Try Chicken and Waffles for one of the best odd food combos. Savory and sweet, this southern food is perfect for Super Bowl bite-sized snacks.

8. Texas: You can’t Super Bowl without Chili. Especially not in Texas. Add some cornbread and there’s no going back, you’ll crave this dish forever.


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7. Utah: Bacon, lettuce, tomato is the key to Super Bowl sandwiches in Utah. BLTs are the best crowd-pleaser.

6. Vermont: This main course is awesome for Super Bowls because it feeds A LOT of people. Plus, layers of cheese, ricotta, noodles, and sauce – count us in.

5. Virginia: Bacon-wrapped Smokies are like little smokies but wrapped in bacon. Meat on top of more meat.

4. Washington:  Yup 7 Layer Bean Dip – this is the king of the dips. Each layer has a different flavor and putting them all together is like pure bliss for your tastebuds.

3. West Virginia: This state’s go-to flavor is Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings. Now we know, Super Bowl food is all about chicken wings and flavor choices.

2. Wisconsin: Known for its fresh cheese, this state’s must-try Super Bowl snack is Cheesy Monkey Bread. Warm fresh baked bread topped and filled with cheese.

1. Wyoming: And to round off the best Super Bowl snacks: Hot Wings. Like buffalo chicken wings but spicer, you can never have enough wing flavors on Super Bowl Sunday.


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Bonus: DC:  In Washington DC? Don’t miss Blue Cheese Dip here, known to be the best dipper for chicken wings, veggies, or chips.

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