Kid-Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

Most Super Bowl fare earns a penalty flag for being unhealthy, but our winning lineup puts a nutritious spin on classic kid-pleasing picks.

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Super Bowl Sweet

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Super Bowl Sweet

Score big with these no-bake cookie-dough pops! Start by beating ½ cup each of butter and peanut butter for 30 seconds.

Add ½ cup brown sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, and ½ tsp. salt. Beat until combined.

Then beat in 1¼ cups oat flour and ½ cup rolled oats (toast ’em in the oven first).

Stir in 1 cup mini semisweet chocolate pieces.

Roll dough between waxed paper to ¾-inch thick.

Cut out footballs using a cookie cutter.

Reroll and repeat with remaining dough.

Melt 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate. Dip pop sticks into melted chocolate and insert into footballs.

Chill cutouts for 20 minutes.

Melt another 12 oz. semisweet chocolate. Dip each pop into chocolate and let set on waxed paper.

Melt 4 oz. white baking chocolate and use to pipe football laces onto pops.

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Football-Themed Fare

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Football-Themed Fare

Make preparing for the big game a family affair. Bring in reinforcements while making these recipes. Little hands are perfect for shaping the cheese ball.

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Blitz Burger

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Blitz Burger

Bench half the meat and swap in some fiber-rich, protein-packed beans.

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Kickoff Cheese Ball

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Kickoff Cheese Ball

Classic cheese balls are stuffed with fatty fillers like butter and mayo, but ours blends in nutritious chickpeas for a lightened-up, spreadable appetizer that is just as delicious.

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Chipotle Sweet-Potato Pigskins

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Chipotle Sweet-Potato Pigskins

Smoky chipotle heat is the kicker in these lightened-up stuffed skins that pack plenty of vitamin C (for defense!).

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Linebacker Lettuce Wraps

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Linebacker Lettuce Wraps

Find out who can stuff the most color and crunch into a wrap and eat it without a veggie fumble.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Footballs

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End Zone PB Chocolate Footballs

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End Zone PB Chocolate Footballs

Whole grains, honey and raisins join forces for a nutritious and energizing sweet treat. Make these for the family and guarantee you'll be awarded MVP.

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