Game Day Recipes For One

Game Day Recipes For One – Over 20 of the best single serving and small batch recipes that are perfect to enjoy on any game day! From wings to dips to desserts, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy a game day party for one!

Recipes For A Game Day Party Of One | One Dish Kitchen

Game Day recipes are just what you need when you find yourself watching your favorite football, baseball, or other sporting event on TV. Great game day snacks have to be front and center of it all.

There’s something to be said for not having to leave the comfort of your own home to watch the game. For some, watching uninterrupted sports on TV is the best thing ever!

So, to go along with the any game, we’ve gathered up a fantastic collection of easy to make, game day recipes that are perfect for a party of one.

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Game Day Recipes

Each of these game day recipes are accessible by clicking the title for each recipe and then going to the bottom of the specific recipe’s page or by clicking the “Get the recipe” button at the top of each recipe post.

Queso Blanco

This white queso recipe is one of our favorite game day recipes! It’s creamy, easy to make, and you only need a few ingredients.

Small Batch White Queso Recipe | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes


This is truly the best Guacamole and no game day party would be complete without it! Made with one avocado combined with a touch of lime juice, chopped onions, garlic, a pinch of salt, and chopped jalapeños.

Guacamole For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Sweet & Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Wings are a game day party staple! Tender, juicy wings coated in a fantastic sweet and spicy sauce that will catch your taste buds by surprise!

Baked Chicken Wings | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

You just need 3 ingredients to make these chips! They’re crisp and delicious and can be ready in minutes. Perfect with a dip or alone as a crunchy snack.

Baked Tortilla Chips | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

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Sloppy Joes

A healthy Sloppy Joe made with lean ground turkey, chopped red peppers and sweetened with molasses. A real game day favorite!

Healthier Sloppy Joe For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Black Bean Hummus

This recipe yields the perfect amount to serve one, two, or just a few. A delicious alternative to traditional chickpea hummus, this game day recipe should be on everyone’s menu!

Small Batch Black Bean Hummus | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Baked French Fries

Made with 1 potato, these fries are crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside and perfect for dipping in your favorite sauce.

Homemade Baked French Fries Recipe | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Crawfish Beignets

This New Orleans inspired recipe yields 5-6 savory, fried crawfish-filled beignets and a side of easy to make Remoulade sauce. The ultimate in game day comfort food!

Small Batch Crawfish Beignets | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

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Parmesan Cheese Crisps

Easy to make and a wonderful one ingredient snack. Also called Parmesan Fricos, these cheese crisps are great to eat by themselves or use as a low-carb “cracker”.

Parmesan Cheese Crisps | One Dish Kitchen  | Game Day Recipes


You can’t forget a Margarita to add to your game day menu. This Skinny Margarita is fresh and so flavorful! It’s made with tequila, lime juice, agave nectar, and a splash of water. Lower in carbs, calories, and sugar than traditional margarita.

Margarita For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Baked Chicken Tenders

Chicken strips dipped in melted butter, then dredged in bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and a flavorful mix of spices. Bakes in 20 minutes!

Chicken Tenders For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Chicken Chili

Made with 1 cooked chicken breast (or 1-2 thighs), diced tomatoes, onions and red pepper combined with flavorful, aromatic spices.

Chicken Chili For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Chili Cheese Baked Potato

Flavorful stuffed potato loaded with sautéed onions, garlic, beans, tomatoes and spices then topped with shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream. A real gameday favorite!

Chili Cheese Baked Potato | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

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Pizza Monkey Bread

A fun twist on traditional pepperoni pizza! Easy to make, this savory monkey bread is made with refrigerated biscuit dough, cheese, and pepperoni all baked in a small baking dish.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Baked on a bed of perfectly seasoned roasted carrots, onions and garlic.

Oven Roasted Chicken Drumsticks For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Turkey Meatballs

These tender oven baked meatballs are wonderful with tomato sauce or on their own. They’re full of flavor and so easy to make. This fantastic game day recipe makes 5 to 6 large meatballs.

Turkey Meatballs For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Beef & Cheese Pita Pizza

Whole wheat pita bread topped with smoked gouda and flavorful ground beef, chopped peppers, garlic and onions.

Beef and Cheese Pita Pizza | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

A Cheese Plate

Perfect for nibbling, a cheese plate makes a great gameday snack. Here you’ll find tips for making the best plate, what cheeses to include, what type of wine to serve, and other items to add.

How To Make A Cheese Plate | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

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Game Day Dessert Recipes

Because a party isn’t all about the wings and the dips, here are a few small batch dessert ideas that will surely satisfy a sweet tooth.

Two Ingredient Chocolate Cake

A mini cake, just for you is the perfect game day dessert. Just an egg and melted chocolate are the only ingredients you need to make this decadent gluten free treat.

Two Ingredient Chocolate Cake For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Two Vanilla Cupcakes

These delicious cupcakes have a lovely melt-in-your-mouth texture and are topped with a rich, indulgent buttercream frosting.

Vanilla Cupcakes | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Chocolate Truffles

These chocolate truffles are a chocolate lovers’ dream. They’re rich, creamy, and will melt in your mouth. Made using only 3 ingredients and will yield 4-5 truffles.

Chocolate Truffles ( A Small Batch Recipe ) | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie

With buttery, crisp edges and a warm, gooey center this single cookie is a delightful indulgent treat for one person. This easy game day dessert bakes in minutes!

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Rice Krispie Treat For One

These wonderful Rice Krispie Treats are a single serving version of a classic dessert. Only three ingredients needed and so easy to make.

Rice Krispies Treats For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes


These brownies are rich, chewy, fudgy, and so easy to make and best of all, this easy recipe makes the perfect amount for one or two people.

Brownies For One | One Dish Kitchen | Game Day Recipes

Whether you’re watching the Super Bowl, March Madness, the Final Four, the Stanley Cup, the NBA Playoffs, or even the World Series, you need good food on your menu. We hope you find several game day recipe ideas from our list!


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