June 14, 2024

Taste of Victory: The Best Viewing Party Snacks for the UEFA Euro 2024

Ready to cheer on your favorite team during the UEFA Euro 2024? Here are some easy-to-prepare snacks and finger foods to keep your watch party guests delighted and the excitement high throughout the match.

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With the Euro 2024 just around the corner, it’s time to look forward to and plan summer watch parties. Across Europe, the UEFA European Football Championship has become more than just a sporting event; it’s a cultural phenomenon that brings people together in celebration. From bustling city squares and bars to gardens and living rooms, fans unite to share the thrill of the game and the joy of good company.

Refreshing drinks and ice-cold beer are fan favorites for enjoying the game, but equally important are the snacks that go with them. From crunchy snacks to crispy finger foods, there are plenty of dishes you can easily prepare that perfectly complement the excitement of the match. So, as you prep your jerseys and set up your screens, don’t forget to plan a few bowls and plates of tasty game-day eats. Here are some recipes to help get you started!

Best Cheese Beef Fries 

Cheese beef fries are the ultimate comfort food, combining crispy, golden fries with a rich and savory beef topping. Made with premium U.S. Beef, the minced steak is infused with the robust flavors of red onion, garlic, paprika, cumin, and coriander, then enhanced with chopped tomatoes and a hint of Worcestershire sauce for an extra depth of flavor. Topped with creamy cheddar cheese and a dollop of tangy sour cream, these fries are a decadent, flavor-packed treat that go well with a cold beer or refreshing drink. Get ready for game day and enjoy!

Hazelnut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Apricot Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce 

Chicken tenders are a crowd-pleaser at any watch party. Take your snacking game to the next level with these tender pieces coated in a savory blend of finely chopped Oregon Hazelnuts, creating a nutty and flavorful crust that pairs perfectly with the juicy chicken. To make the winning play, serve them with an apricot honey mustard dipping sauce that strikes a perfect balance of sweet and tangy, made from dried apricots, yellow and spicy brown mustard, and honey. This delicious combination will score big at any game day gathering – enjoy!

BBQ Chicken Flatbread with Apples 

If you can’t decide between bbq chicken or a pizza, sweet or savory, then the BBQ Chicken Flatbread with Apples is here to cover all your bases. Easy to make and great to share, this non-traditional flatbread is topped with delicious Ambrosia Washington Apples, red onion, shredded Swiss cheese, corn, bbq sauce and cooked chicken. 

Want to see how to make it? Then check out the recipe video here!

Apple Maple Meatballs

If you want to kick off the match with an array of finger foods, then these Apple Maple Meatballs are a must-have. Get the (meat)ball rolling by combining beef, apple, onion, garlic, spices, and salt for the perfect game day treat. For an extra burst of flavor, be sure to use Washington Apples, preferably Gala. Fried to perfection and glazed with a sweet and easy sauce, these meatballs will have everyone asking for more!

Crispy Sweet Potato Skins with Sweet Potato BBQ Sauce

When watching a game, there’s nothing like the craving for something salty and crunchy to munch on. These crispy sweet potato skins are the perfect answer to that craving. Paired with a unique homemade BBQ sauce, blending American Sweet Potato, tomatoes, smoked paprika, orange juice, and Canadian maple syrup, each bite is bursting with flavor. Complemented by a creamy avocado dip, this snack is sure to impress.

Sweet and Spicy Hazelnut Snack Mix 

A good old snack mix can’t be missing from the table! With the right ingredients, it’s pretty easy to make yourself. This Sweet and Spicy Hazelnut Snack Mix combines corn Chex cereal, whole raw Oregon Hazelnuts, and mini pretzel twists for a delightful crunch. Tossed in a mixture of melted unsalted butter, raw honey, and Habanero salt, this mix offers the perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavors.

Coconut Crunch Chia Clusters 

For the sweet tooths among your watch party guests, here’s some crunchy goodness that will surely impress. This recipe combines unsalted, unbuttered popped popcorn with a delectable blend of granulated sugar, butter, and honey, creating a mouthwatering caramel coating. Enhanced with coconut flakes and chia seeds, each handful offers a delightful mix of sweet and nutty flavors. Perfect for satisfying cravings during the game, this treat is sure to be a crowd favorite. Watch how it is made here!

These sweet and savory treats will satisfy every craving and keep the energy high among your guests. So, gather your friends, pour the drinks, and enjoy these delicious dishes that celebrate the spirit of the game. With these tasty game-day eats, your summer watch parties are guaranteed to be a hit. Here’s to great matches, good food, and even better company!