(Family Features) The big game is almost here: two teams, a room full of fans and a spread of fan-favorite foods to keep everybody going. Whether everyone's at your place or you're heading somewhere else to watch the game, you want to make sure the place is stocked with flavorful snacks that will wow the crowd.
This year, step up your game with clutch recipes loaded with bold flavor and plenty of heat.
One of the most popular party favorites is buffalo chicken dip. It is a must-have because it's creamy, cheesy and loaded with great-tasting buffalo flavor. Serve it up with fresh-cut celery or bell peppers, baby carrots, crackers and pita bread, and you'll add some kick to your sporty celebration. Plus, this recipe provides a way to include those traditional football flavors without the mess of hot wings.
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 package cream cheese (8 ounces), softened
1/2 cup Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce
or Buffalo Wings Sauce
1/2 cup ranch dressing
1/2 cup crumbled bleu cheese or other shredded cheese
green onions, chopped (optional)
Source: Frank's RedHot - franksredhot.com/recipes