Ah, the Super Bowl. The perfect excuse for food-lovers to “watch sports” while enjoying a seemingly-endless spread of appetizers, finger foods, and chips and dip.

Spend more time cheering for your team (or watching the commercials) and less time in the kitchen with these frozen and ready-made food and drinks from Trader Joe’s that will save you both time and money on game day.

1Buffalo Style Chicken Dip

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An American game-day classic. Upgrade your typical spicy wings with Trader Joe’s Buffalo Style Chicken Dip, which is pre-made with white meat chicken pieces, cayenne pepper sauce, garlic, cream cheese, sour cream, and Monterey Jack cheese.

Serve this five-dollar dip with classic veggies, such as carrots or celery, or with TJ’s pretzel slims.

2. Organic Chicken Nuggets

If you like chicken wings but don’t love the spice, try Trader Joe’s chicken nuggets. They pair great with our copycat Raising Cane's dipping sauce.

3Mac and Cheese Bites

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Sometimes you crave comfort food in a bite-size package. Enter Trader Joe’s Mac & Cheese Bites. These handheld bites are the perfect cheesy addition to your Super Bowl snacks. 

4. Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip

This melty, cheesy dip is just under $4, and the spinach and artichoke can pass for a serving of veggies. One package is enough for a small bowl with tortilla or pita chips, but it’s easy to bulk up a larger bowl with two or three packs.

5Mini Beef Tacos

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These spicy bite-sized tacos are just $5.99 at Trader Joe’s, and come in both chicken and beef varieties. Serve them up with guacamole, or salsa or queso for a spicy kick(off). plus, they're gluten-free!

6Parmesan Pastry Pups

We see your Pigs in a Blanket, and raise you TJ’s Parmesan Pastry Pups. These mini beef franks are wrapped in a fluffy pastry and topped with crispy, savory parmesan cheese. Plus, they’re only $4.99. Talk about a touchdown.


TJ’s bruschetta is a light and fresh addition to your Super Bowl table. Add lentils and feta for a heartier dip with your choice of cracker, or keep it classic with slices of TJ’s French baguette.

8. Breaded Fried Ravioli

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These toasted ravioli are quintessentially St. Louis, but they can be enjoyed by anyone on game day. If you're feeling fancy, add some marinara dipping sauce.    

9. Chicken Meatballs

These Trader Joe's chicken meatballs are perfect for pairing with Spoon U's buffalo sauce recipe. 

10Black Bean & Cheese Taquitos

These bite-sized taquitos are vegetarian and will satisfy omnivores and meat-eaters alike with their classic combo of black beans and gooey cheese. They’re kid-friendly and pair well with Trader Joe’s Spicy Jalapeno Sauce.

11. Chili & Lime Flavored Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips

Watch the game, and enjoy the chip that's been voted as Trader Joe's best snack for three years in a row. You might need a few bags just to be safe. 

12. Bambino Pizza Formaggio

Upgrade your Bagel Bites with Trader Joe’s. These mini pizzas are like the classic snacks’ sophisticated older cousin, and the perfect cheesy, saucy bite for the big game.

13Buffalo-Style Seasoned Almonds

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These buffalo-flavored almonds are the perfect spicy addition to your game-day charcuterie board. Plus, they’re vegan- and vegetarian-friendly for watchers who love a spicy snack without the traditional chicken.

14Burrata, Prosciutto & Arugula Flatbread

Elevate your pizza game with this crowd-pleasing and easily shareable (and uber-impressive) flatbread. Plus, it’s only $4.99, meaning you can enjoy gourmet flatbread on a pizza budget. 

15. Blueberry Lemonade Sparkling Water

Wash down all the apps and snacks with TJ's Blueberry Lemonade Sparkling Water. This sparkling bev makes a delicious cocktail or mocktail and is even good enough to drink on its own.