By Ciara Pack, reporter
For Sunday’s big game, even college students on a tight budget can follow these crowd-pleasing recipes for the perfect party snacks.
If you are a lover of all things meatball and garlic, then you must make these Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs.
Ingredients: ¼ cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup honey, ½ cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 minced garlic cloves, 1 (28 oz) bag fully cooked, frozen meatballs. Directions: Mix all the ingredients into a sauce. Next, put the meatballs into a crock pot and cover with the sauce (coat the meatballs completely). Let sit for four hours and stir occasionally.
You can’t have a football party without the queso. Here is a quick, four ingredient Crockpot Queso Dip recipe.
Ingredients: one loaf of Velveeta cheese, 2 (8 oz.) cans of diced tomatoes with chilis, 1-pound ground turkey, tortilla chips.
Directions: Cut the Velveeta cheese into cubes. Place it into a crock pot. Add drained tomatoes to the cheese. Brown 1 pound of the turkey and put into crockpot. Keep crock pot on low and stir every 5-10 minutes.
For variation on a game day favorite, try these Maple Bacon Wings.
Ingredients: 2 lb. chicken wings, 15 slices bacon, halved, 1/4 c. barbecue sauce, 2 tbsp. maple syrup, 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp. brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. chili flakes, Directions: Preheat your oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Slice the bacon in half and wrap the wings with them, then place on the sheet.
Whisk the barbecue sauce, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar and chili flakes into a bowl. Coat the wings with the sauce and bake for 45 minutes until a golden brown.