Party Plan: Mad About March Viewing Party

When the brackets are in and it’s getting close to tip-off time, we’ve got everything you need to host a marathon party that’s guaranteed to win over your guests.


Lime beer margaritas are perfect for a game day crowd.

Sriracha Sloppy Joes

A spicy twist on the classic sloppy joe that cooks in the slow cooker so it’s ready whenever your crowd is ready to eat.


Beer & Cheddar Cheese Dip

Adding a little of your favorite brew gives this creamy cheese dip a flavorful kick. Try a dark porter for a more robust taste, or a wheat beer to keep things nice and light.

Game Day Ranch Guacamole

Homemade guacamole gets even more exciting with the addition of an Anaheim chile and some ranch seasoning.

Personal BBQ Chicken Pizza

These mini-pizzas make a great game-time snack or an easy weeknight dinner – just toss a salad together while the chicken is marinating and you’ll have a complete meal ready in minutes.

Island Teriyaki Meatballs

Turn these tangy meatballs into a dozen tropical sliders by rolling the meat mixture into patties. Serve topped with more red onion and pineapple on a toasted Hawaiian sweet roll or slider bun.

Ranch Buffalo Wings

Ranch Buffalo Wings

If you know you’re going to be dipping your Buffalo wings into ranch dressing, why not just bake the flavor right into the sauce?

Beer-Cider Slam

Created by: Cathy Pollack, Noble Pig

By itself, beer right out of the bottle is a perfect, self-contained beverage. Its naturally bitter and sweet taste, effervescence (who doesn't appreciate bubbles?) and lower alcohol content are all a plus. So why mess with a good thing?

DIY Basketball Hoop Serving Trays

Created by: Greggy Soriano, Greggy’s Digest

Want a sporty way to serve snacks for basketball season? These DIY basketball hoop serving trays are a clever and easy way to pull out all the stops on your table display for the game. They’re made out of paper plates and will definitely be a slam dunk at your party!

Party Plan: Slam Dunk Snacks

March Madness is on the horizon, and if you're a college basketball fan, that means viewing parties galore. These recipes will keep your family and friends satisfied from tip off to overtime, all month long.

Game Day BBQ Pork Dip

Smoky barbeque sauce, cooked pork, and sharp cheddar are swirled with cream cheese for a deliciously satisfying dip.

Tailgate Chili

This is a rich, flavorful, crowd-pleasing chili. Serve alongside chips and dip, chicken wings, and a vegetable tray.

BBQ Ribs

An overnight marinade makes these ribs a big hit on game day. Serve alongside brats and sauerkraut, baked beans, and coleslaw.

Peanut Butter Cup Sandwiches

Simple to assemble and delicious to eat, you can make these sweet and salty little sandwiches up to 24 hours in advance. Just be sure to save some for your guests!

Party Plan: Nothing But Net

We’ve got a winning strategy for a sports-themed party with plenty of snacks and desserts to fuel your cheering section. No matter what the score is when the buzzer rings, you may just want to do the wave in your living room.

REESE’S All-Star Team Cupcakes

Team spirit is the name of the game when it comes to making these creative cupcakes. Enlist your kids to help give each peanut butter cup player a unique look.

REESE'S Basketball Court Cake

Create a delicious world for chocolate-lovers and basketball fans alike with a cake that’s a full court press of fun and whimsy.

RITZ "Cuban" Sandwich

Enjoy all the flavor of a Cuban sandwich without the sandwich. You can use ham, deli-style turkey, or a little of both. Just don’t forget the pickle!

Rebound Bacon Ranch Dip

By swapping the full-fat ingredients for some lighter alternatives, you can make this crowd-pleasing dip a more regular family favorite.

Italian Spinach Dip with WHEAT THINS Crackers

When there isn’t much time on your party prep shot clock you can whip up this garden-inspired Italian dip in just a few minutes the night before. Serve with cut vegetables in addition to the snacks for a little extra crunch

RITZ Kickin' Buffalo Cheese Bites

If your guests are clambering for heat, an extra dash of hot pepper sauce before serving will take these appetizers from Buffalo-style to “Inferno-style” in no time flat.

REESE’S Mascot Mix

Get peanut butter fans on their feet with this easy to multiply snack. Just toss your favorite peanut butter treats with a few handfuls of mixed nuts and your crowd will be cheering in no time.