These chewy and chocolate covered Football Cookie Bars are a fun treat to share at game day parties or sports themed birthday parties.
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So, there is this big game coming up in a few days. I could pretend that I’m one of those people that actually cares about this game and who is going to win. Bun I’m not…and I don’t. Let’s face it…I’m only into it for the food. I’ve got my fat pants ready, so game on!
Give lead me to a big, long table covered in dips, chips, appetizers, and desserts, and I will watch whatever is on tv. Of course, don’t be too fooled by what looks like me watching the game. It’s all an act. I’m really just concentrating on what food in on my plate.
I’ve just never been able to get into watching any game on tv. Playing the game or watching your kid play the game in real life is just more fun. That’s just me though. I know plenty of you will be glued to your television cheering on your favorite team, and that’s totally cool. Just be cool with me cheering for another plate of chips and dip.
Of course, I do love baking fun game days snacks. This past weekend my hubby kept asking me to make a pan of congo bars. And I kept saying no. Not because I’m a mean wife. Mostly because he told me to keep him on track with his eating, so I was just helping him out.
The other reason I said no is that I can’t stay out of those bars if they are in our house. They have been my favorite treat to make (and eat) since high school.
I broke down eventually and made a pan of the treats though. And promptly ate two big bars before I even knew what was going on. Apparently I need help staying on track with my eating too.
It’s a good thing we have 3 growing kids that love to take extras to school to share with friends because that helps get the snacks out of the house before I eat them all.
While I was chowing down on the bars, I thought they would make a fun football treat. You could even cut the cooled bars with a football cookie cutter like I did for these mint cookies and cream football rice krispie treats if you wanted to get fancier.
This time I decided to go the easiest way and just cut them into small bars. I’m all about the
lazy easy treats right now! Melted chocolate and white chocolate “laces” make these the perfect football cookie bars for your game day food table.
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