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Anticipation is on the rise as we await the most popular football game of the year- The Super Bowl. Some tune in for the game, some for the legendary commercials and over-the-top halftime performances, but no matter who you are rooting for this year – we can unite over the Super Bowl food!

We may not know the winners of the big game this year yet, but we do know what foods are trending – and some might surprise you.

If you are wondering what to bring to a super bowl party, here are the top five most irresistible Super Bowl foods that people can’t stop eating this year.

#1 Chicken Wings: The Unrivaled Super Bowl Food MVP

When it comes to Super Bowl snacking, chicken wings have long been crowned the most popular super bowl food. Maybe the heat from the wings raises the excitement for the game?

Baked Chicken Wings slathered in a buffalo sauce, ready to enjoy as an easy super bowl food.

According to Google Trends, Buffalo Hot Wings rank considerably higher than traditional BBQ wings or Garlic Wings on Super Bowl Sunday. 

A graph showing the results of search volume over the year, showing hot wings are very highly searched for the super bowl.

How are Super Bowl foodies preparing their wings? 

Air Fryer Chicken Wings top the charts in popularity with Baked Chicken Wings a close second. Grilled Wings are better for warmer weather and aren’t trending for our February Super Bowl party.

A graph showing that air fryer wings are the most popular type of wing searched on google around the super bowl.

#2 Everything Bagel

In 2024, the Everything Bagel takes a giant leap from breakfast staple to Super Bowl superstar. From everything bagel bites to creative dips, this versatile snack adds a delightful crunch and a burst of flavor to your game-day spread. 

Everything Bagel balls filled with cream cheese, one with a bite taken out of it to show the inside.

Image from Kalefornia Kravings

The Everything Bagel Seasoning from Trader Joe’s is a great way to incorporate this trending flavor. Use it on avocado toast, Lox Bagel, Hummus, and Deviled Eggs too!

#3 Cola Chicken

A crock pot filled with Coca Cola Chicken.

Image from Spaceships and Laser Beams

Slow Cooker Cola Chicken is making a surprising entrance onto the Super Bowl snack scene in 2024. This mouthwatering dish combines the sweetness of cola with the savory richness of chicken, creating a sticky and irresistible glaze. The result is a finger-licking treat that perfectly balances sweet and savory notes, ensuring that every bite is a touchdown for your taste buds.

#4 Buffalo Cauliflower

For those seeking a plant-powered option without compromising on flavor, buffalo cauliflower is the go-to Super Bowl snack of 2024. These crispy, bite-sized florets are tossed in spicy buffalo sauce, offering a vegetarian twist on the classic buffalo wing. With a satisfying crunch and a kick of heat, buffalo cauliflower is a healthy super bowl recipe that even meat lovers can’t resist.

A cutting board with homemade Buffalo Cauliflower with carrots, peppers, and celery next to a side of dip.

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While many cauliflower recipes were sought after, Buffalo Cauliflower was the biggest standout. And it’s searched far more during the Super Bowl than any other time of year. 

A graph showing buffalo cauliflower is the most popular around the super bowl, for a vegetarian game day appetizer.

If you love the cauliflower trend, there are tons of creative ways to into your Super Bowl snack table including Roasted Cauliflower, Baked Cheddar Cauliflower Bites, and Sticky Cauliflower Wings.

#5 Air Fryer Taquitos

Four Air Fryer Taquitos in a row, with one lying on the top and with a side of salsa, ready to enjoy for a game day snack.

In the age of convenience, Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos has emerged as a game-day delight in 2024. These crispy, rolled tortillas are filled with savory goodness and cooked to perfection in an air fryer, resulting in a satisfying crunch without the excess oil. With endless filling options, from classic beef and cheese taquitos to innovative veggie combinations, air fryer taquitos are a customizable snack that caters to every Super Bowl palate.

A graph showing taquitos are a popular search term for the super bowl.

Honorable Mentions: 

Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

Pizza Dip

Air Fryer Meatballs

Chicken Burger 

Pigs in a Blanket

Chili Cheese Dip

Artichoke Dip

Potato Skins

Buffalo Chicken Dip

As Super Bowl 2024 approaches, the snack game is stronger than ever. From the classic appeal of chicken wings to the innovative twists on tradition like everything bagel snacks, cola chicken, buffalo cauliflower, and air fryer taquitos, these five easy game day appetizers are stealing the spotlight and ensuring that game day gatherings are filled with the most trendy flavors. 

So, stock up on these must-have snacks, gather your friends and family, and get ready to enjoy a Super Bowl feast that will have everyone cheering for more.

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