Friday, March 9, 2018

NCAA Final Four - Slam Dunk Treats for the Playoffs

College basketball’s national championship is just around the corner. You’ve filled out your bracket and followed your favored team all season long. Can you feel the anticipation building? If it’s your turn to host the party for a few of the final games, you’re going to need some recipes to impress. Whatever team you are rooting for, your guests will need delicious treats. If cooking is not your area of expertise, there’s no need to worry! These recipes are show stoppers but simple enough to whip up on game day.


Spicy Sausage Meatballs

Kick the evening off with spicy meatballs! This appetizer is so easy it can be prepared the night before and popped in the oven the day of the game.

Personal Seven Layer Dip

This starter is as simple as dumping all of your favorite toppings into individual cups. Go with refried beans, sour cream, and guacamole for a classic layered dip, or invent your own creation! Don’t forget to grab a bag of tortilla chips for this slam dunk treat.

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Sun Dried Tomato and Green Onion Dip

This dip is so easy it only requires two steps: mix all the ingredients and enjoy! This recipe can be made quickly and then chilled in the refrigerator until game time. Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips, or your favorite cracker.

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Main Dishes

Pigs in a Blanket Crescent

Enjoy this party classic with a twist! The crescent roll creates a more elegant presentation while still being simple enough to complete in just a few steps. Serve with marinara sauce, ketchup, or any favorite condiment.

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Quesadilla Bites

These unique quesadilla bites will wow your guests this playoff season. Start by layering a tortilla with a mashed potato combination, a meat mix, and three different types of cheese. Mashed potatoes on a quesadilla? That’s right! These hearty treats will surprise your guests with your culinary expertise.

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Pizza Wraps

Make this recipe your own by filling a puff pastry with your favorite pizza toppings. For an easy creation, use mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, and pepperoni. It’s that simple! This recipe is sure to beat a frozen pizza on game day.

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Bring a traditional Argentinian dish to your home with this straightforward empanada recipe. Chicken, chiles, and onions are traditional fillings, but feel free to spice up this recipe with your own favorites!

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Bourbon BBQ Ribs

Pick up your favorite bourbon for a heaping rack of flaming BBQ ribs. These sweet and smokey ribs will be an instant fan favorite. Create your own BBQ sauce with this recipe, or pick up your favorite bottle for an even easier game day meal.

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Tommy’s Margarita

This classic drink takes only minutes to put together. Garnish with a lime wedge and salt rim or black salt. Use your caddy so guests can enjoy these refreshing drinks from the comfort of your Seatcraft chairs. Tommy’s Margarita will bring different flavors to the classic margarita.

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Beer Punch

Yes, you could fill a cooler with bottles and cans of beer for your playoff party, but why not shake things up a bit? Who likes getting up every timeout for another drink anyway? Mix a flavorful beer with a carbonated drink for a new beverage your guests will love.

Having an impressive spread doesn’t have to take a week’s worth of preparation. You can prepare these slam dunk treats in no time so your guests can relax and enjoy the game in your beloved Seatcraft chairs. Follow these simple recipes and your treats will be the true champion at the final buzzer.

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