Must-Try Recipes For An Olympics Party

With the Olympics just a few days away, are you scratching your head trying to figure out what snacks to prepare? Rather than just buying chips or cookies from the store, why not consider whipping up some simple, tasty recipes of your own? Here are a few ideas you’ll want to try.


1.) Crab Football Dip

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Crab Dip by Rhys A.

About this Recipe: This rich, meaty dip is sure to have fans clamoring for more! You can easily serve it with crackers or vegetables for a snack sure to win a gold medal with your guests! If you’re making it for Valentine’s Day or another special occasion, you can shape the dip into a mold. Here’s how to assemble the recipe:


1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup shredded provolone cheese

1 cup crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed

1 cup 4% cottage cheese

2 teaspoons seafood seasoning

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon prepared mustard

Assorted crackers and/or fresh vegetables


1.) Beat cream cheese until smooth.

2.) Add cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, crab, cottage cheese, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and mustard; mix well.

3.) Cover and refrigerate overnight.

4.) Form mixture into a shape, if desired.

5.) Serve with crackers and/or vegetables.


2.) Glazed Chicken Wings

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by TheDeliciousLife

About this Recipe: What would a party be without some tangy, barbecue wings? This simple recipe takes only minutes to prepare, but it’s sure to satisfy any wing-lover in the room. The honey adds a sweet flavor to the barbecue sauce, and the soy sauce adds a little Asian flair to the ensemble. We dare you to eat just one—it’s a nearly impossible challenge! Serve alongside Ranch dressing for a game day recipe sure to get your guests talking. For some wings that take a little extra work but are well worth the effort, make a batch of buffalo chicken wings to go alongside.


12 whole chicken wings (about 2-1/2 pounds)

1/2 cup barbecue sauce

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup soy sauce


1.) Cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tip section.

2.) Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.

3.) Combine barbecue sauce, honey and soy sauce; pour over wings.

4.) Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


3.) BBQ Chicken Nachos

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by eddie.welker

About this Recipe: Looking for a fun twist on traditional nacho recipes? This BBQ chicken variety will add a fun change-of-pace to your party. I found it in my favorite cooking magazine, and it’s now become a staple each year. You can easily tweak the recipe to match your guests’ preferences.


Hag a bag of tortilla chips (6-7 ounces)

2 cups grated cheddar cheese

1 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

1/3 cup barbecue sauce

4 green onion, thinly sliced


1.) Heat oven to 450° F.

2.) On a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet, layer the chips, Cheddar, and chicken.

3.) Bake until the cheddar is melted, 3 to 5 minutes.

4.) Drizzle the barbecue sauce on top. Sprinkle green onions over the sauce. Serve warm.

Kendra Smith is a food blogger who loves trying and creating new recipes. She’s planned a delicious roster of food for an Olympics party with her family and friends, and can’t wait to hear their reactions.


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