25 Traeger Game Day and Super Bowl Recipes (Grilling and Smoking)

Are you looking for some EPIC things to cook for the Super Bowl and game day? Choosing the perfect recipes for the Super Bowl can be pretty tricky!

This is especially true if you’ll be having a few friends around (who all like different things), but not to worry. Below are some delicious Traeger recipes to help make the game even more epic.

Smoked Mac and Cheese With Bacon

Mac and cheese is a favorite at our house on game day! Whip it up with your Traeger to give it an extra smoky flavor. We like it as it as a topping for our loaded nachos! You will need white sharp cheddar cheese and crispy bacon to make it extra flavorful.

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Epic Smoked Burgers

This is another perfect meal for the Super Bowl! Your guests can get stuck into these burgers while standing up or watching the game from the couch!

Don’t be surprised to find your guests asking for more.

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Smoked Cuban Cigars

You have to try these smoky pork chops that are stuffed with cheese, pickles, and mustard wrapped in crispy bacon and given a BBQ sauce glaze.

See the Cuban cigars recipe here.

Game Day Crunchy Meatballs

These meatballs are DELCIOUS. They are rolled in Doritos and then smoked! This gives an irresistible crunch and a juicy center.

Game Day Crunchy Meatballs

Smoked Turkey Dip

If you love buffalo chicken, you’ll enjoy this smoked turkey dip, it’s a bit spicy and super creamy! Serve with your favrotie biscuits or vegetable sticks like bell peppers or celery sticks

Since it only takes about 20-30 minutes to make this dish, it’s perfect for when you have leftover turkey.

See the Smoked Turkey Dip recipe here.

Traeger Duck Poppers

Who will be able to resist these poppers stuffed with duck and cheese wrapped in crispy bacon?

Find the Traeger Duck Poppers Recipe Here:

duck poppers recipe

Traeger Smoked Onions Bombs

These onions are stuffed with cheese and sausage and wrapped in bacon what could be better.

Recipe for Onion Bombs

Pumpkin Spice Pulled Pork

Want to serve up something different at your game day? This pulled pork recipe with a pumpkin spice thought will blow your mind. You can serve it in anything from burger, sliders or nachos.

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Smoked Beef Short Ribs

Want to impress your guests? Then you have to try these smoked beef short ribs!

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Smoked Beef Brisket

Who doesn’t want a juicy, tender smoked brisket on game day?

Find the recipe here

how to smoke brisket in a traeger grill

Smoked Bacon Mac And Cheese

We have my classic mac and cheese above but this one here is my favorite. It has super crispy bacon which adds the perfect crunch

See the recipe for smoked bacon mac and cheese here.


Smoky Chicken Wings

You don’t necessarily have to be a pitmaster to make these, It’s so easy to prepare these on your grill!

Plus chicken wings are another great finger food that your guest can enjoy while having their eyes glued to the screen!

Find the recipe here


Smoked Shotgun Shells

What could be better than cheesy ground beef stuffed into pasta tubes then wrapped in bacon and smoked?

Nothing I say!

These shotgun shells are 100% worth the hype! You have to try them!

Plus they are easy finger food to serve during the game and they are simple prepare ahead of time.

See the smoked shotgun shells recipe here.


Smoked Garlic Bread

Who doesn’t love garlic bread?

But imagine how much better it is when smoked!

Not only do people go wild when I serve this on game day it has to be one of the simplest recipes you’ll ever find.

See the smoked garlic bread recipe here.


Pulled Pork Tacos With Avocado Cream

Name a better game day finger food than tacos? I bet you cant!

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Smoked Pig Shots

I bet you have heard the hype about smoked pif shots right?

I can guarantee they are 100% worth all the hype, they are DELCIOUS!

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Smoked Shotgun Shells

What’s better than meat and cheese stuffed into pasta and smoked? Nothing I say!

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Pork Shoulder Burnt Ends

There is nothing like the crispy, chewy, carnalised delicousness that is burnt ends! Perfect for a snacking on while you watch the game!

Find the recipe here

pork shoulder burnt ends

Brisket Rolls

What could be better than brisket wrapped in pastry and baked? Nothing!! All you need a good dipping sauce!

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Smoked Pizza

Pizza is king! But have tried smoking it? You’ll never go back to oven baked pizza again!

Find the recipe here


Grilled Lamb Koftas

Similar to a burger but shaped like a small log, these Mediterranean goodies are the perfect finger food, jsut make sure you have a good dipping sauce

Find the recipe here

how to make koftas

Smoked Beef Kabobs

Who doesn’t love meat on a stick? Plus its a perfect finger food for while your watching the game!

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Smoked Tomahawk Steaks

Your guests will be drooling when they saw the HUGE tomahawks steak go in the smoker!

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Smoked Beef Bao Buns

These super soft bao buns are packed with juicy pulled beef, just top with mayo and some green onions

Find the recipe here

beef bao buns

Pulled Pork Nachos With All The Toppings

What could be better than nachos on game day? How about topping them with pulled pork?

Find the recipe here


Smoked Salmon Burnt Ends

Love burnt ends? When you HAVE to try these delicious smoked salmon burnt ends! Perfect for snacking while watching the game!

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Smoked Brie Wrapped in Prosciutto

What could be better than gooey oozy smoked brie? How about wrapped in crispy prosciutto. Adding this to your charcuterie board will have your guests absolutely drooling

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Country Style Rib Burnt Ends

Juicy, tender and carlmised burnt ends are the perfect snack for watching the game!

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Smoked Cheezits

Everyone loves cheezits so they will be blown away by this smoked version of cheezits!

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Smoked Tomahawks Steak

Your guests will be drooling when they saw the HUGE tomahawks steak go in the smoker!

Find the recipe here


Smoked Chicken Breast

Smoked chicken breast never disappoints, and that’s a fact!

We like to brine and glaze the chicken for that EXTRA flavor!

Its is best to serve the chicken with some buns and toppings like lettuce, beetroot and aioli.

Whether you’re preparing it for the family or guests, it is the perfect meal before kick-off and during the game.

Find the recipe here

Super Smoky Cider Brined Pulled Pork

Pulled pork is perfect for game day!

You can have it tacos, buns or as a nacho topping!

For the best result, make sure the pork shoulder or butt is properly brined in cider and smoked with fruitwood.

The cooking time should take between 7-9 hours.

Find the recipe here

Smoked Queso Dip Recipe

Who doesn’t love a cheesy dip?

But imagine mow much better it is if you smoke it!

It’s very easy to prepare this smoked Queso on your Traeger smoker.

Anyone that loves cream cheese dip will definitely love this.

Find the recipe here


Smoked Jalapenos Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

This is the ideal finger food for game day.

These smoked jalapenos poppers are loaded with cream cheese and wrapped with a slice of bacon

Find the recipe here


Leftover Brisket Nachos

Who doesnt love nachos and brisket

But imagine who EPIC they are together!

f you’re looking for the perfect appetizer to serve for the Super Bowl, this is it!

It perfect for graving on, plus you don’t need any cutlery or plates with it!

Find the recipe here


Smoked Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

These wings are a finger-licking experience.

The honey garlic sauce is the perfect glaze! Its sweet, spicy and has a tiny bit of heat.

You can serve this before the kickoff, during the game, or at the end of the match.

Find the recipe here

Grilled Sweet Potatoes With Lime Dipping Sauce.

This dish is super easy and quick to prepare.

We love serving it with a lime yogurt dipping sauce.

Find the recipe here

Need More Holiday Recipes?

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Thanksgiving Recipes for the Grill and Smoker

New Year Eve Grill Recipes

Valentines Day Grilling Recipes

St Patricks Day BBQ and Grilling Recipes

Cinco De Mayo Grilling Recipes

Wrapping Up

What Super Bowl recipes are you going to cook up?

Smoke On!


Hi, I’m Charlie, I have been meat-smoking and grilling for the past 15 years. I have an array of different smokers, thermometers, and have a love for finding the right wood and charcoal combo My favourite recipes are my EXTRA CRISPY smoked pork belly, juicy pulled pork, smoked brisket, duck poppers, and ANY SEAFOOD I grill).

I loves sharing his tips with beginners, helping them navigate the world of smoking. I find it’s not just about cooking; it’s a quest for that perfect smoky flavor.

You will usually find me playing with the kids, perfecting my brisket bark, or sipping beers with boys around the fire. Can’t wait to share all my delicious smoking and grilling recipes with you!

You can read more about me on our About Us page.

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