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Score Some Spicy Super Bowl Snacks

Whether you favor a team in the game, or just looking forward to the commercials and half-time, Super Bowl Sunday is as good a time as any to throw a party. And every party needs a few spicy snacks.

Here are a few standard party favorite snacks.

Seven-Layer Dip

  • 2 packages taco seasoning mix
  • 2 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 4 avocados (mashed with a pinch of salt))
  • 1 (16 oz) container sour cream
  • 1 jar salsa (you pick the heat)
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 chopped green onions
  • 1 (6 oz.) can sliced black olives, drained

Blend the taco seasoning into the refried beans and spread evenly at the base of a deep casserole dish.

Continue to build layers with avocados, sour cream, salsa, grated cheese, chopped tomatoes, green onions and sliced black olives.

Bring out the tortilla chips and dig in! The tortilla chips also are good for sampling these salsas:

Salsa Recipes

Raspberry Salsa

Laura's Salsa

Salsa Verde

Salsa Cruda

Fresh Watermelon Salsa

Café Annie’s Pickled Jalapeno Salsa

Matt’s Smoked Salsa

Fresh Mango Jicama salsa

Buffalo Chicken Wings

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 20 chicken wings
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1 dash ground black pepper
  • 1 dash garlic powder

Mix the flour, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt in a small bowl. Place chicken wings in a large glass dish or non-porous bowl and evenly coat them by sprinkling flour mixture over them. Cover dish and refrigerate for about an hour.

Heat oil in a deep fryer to 375 degrees.

Meanwhile, combine butter, hot sauce, pepper and garlic powder in a small saucepan over low heat until mixture is well blended. Remove from heat.

Fry coated wings in hot oil for 10 to 15 minutes, or until parts of wings begin to turn brown.

Place cooked wings in serving bowl and coat with the hot sauce mixture.

Tex-Mex Popcorn

  • 2 tsp. chili powder 
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin 
  • 2 qts. oil-popped popcorn, freshly popped

Mix seasonings together in a large bowl, and toss with popcorn. Serve warm.

Here are a few more spicy options:

Stuffed Jalapenos

Chili Recipes

Bob Horton’s Chili

Dotty Griffith’s Favorite Chili

Al Hopkins’ Chili

Maybe use some of that chili for a little Frito pie?

Frito Pie:

Fancy Frito Pie

That's Just Nutty

Chili Peanuts

Salted Pecans

More Salted Pecans

Spicy Orange Pecans

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