Gooseberry Patch Game Day Fan Fare Cookbook Review

Here is a fun and delish new cookbook from Gooseberry Patch. Ready for some Game Day Fan Fare recipes? How about 240 recipes for your next tailgating get-together or game day family fun event?

Here are the chapters in this tasty cookbook and a few of my favorites that I have tried or will try. Click over to the Gooseberry Patch website to learn even more about Game Day Fan Fare.
  • Did you know that I have a recipe in this cookbook? Yep! I will be sharing that with you as well as a few others. 
  • If you are here to enter the giveaway, check back from now until April 30th because I will be sharing recipes from this book and each recipe will give you a chance to win this out of the park home run cookbook!
  • At the bottom of the post you can go read the other reviewers take on this tasty cookbook and get even more recipes & chances to win this cookbook!
  • This book is full of old favorites, old favorites with a twist and some new recipes that I have never heard of! I can't wait to cook my way through this cookbook and share with my family and game day friends!

Kick-off Brunches: Peanut Butter Pancake Syrup, No-Bake Fruit & Nut Cereal Bars, Pumpkin-Caramel Doughnut Holes

Major League Munchies: Touchdown Toss, Sweet Chipotle Pretzels, Crab & Shrimp Poppers, Healthy JalapeƱo Poppers and Stuffed Pepperoncini.

Souper-Bowl Soups, Salads & Sandwiches: Pulled Pork Sammies (recipe coming soon), Crunchy Oriental Coleslaw (recipe soon), Red Devil Franks, Cakewich, Caprese Pasta Salad, Spicy Cajun Potato Salad.

Slam-Dunk Mains & Sides: Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob, Creamy Bacon Corn-Fetti, Marvelous Meatball Subs, Prosciutto Burgers, Onside Kickin' Chicken Kabobs, Kim's Crustless Pizza (recipe soon), Hot Dog Boats.

Touchdown Treats: Spicy-Hot Brownies, Goofer Balls, 77 Carrot Cake (cute story behind this recipe), Peanutty Ice Cream Roll, No Bake Butterscotch Bars.

Stadium-Sized Recipes for a Crowd: Buetow's Mini Cheese Balls (mine!), Mini Pie Bites, Game Time TV Mix, Iced Coffee Punch (yum), Vegetable Beef Soup for 50, Game Day Dim Sum, Mom's Wacky Cake, Margarita Punch.
Mini Cheese Balls (my recipe in the cookbook)


8 oz pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 green onion chopped
1/2 t. seasoned salt
1/4 t. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 t. dry mustard, optional
1/4 c. chopped pecans
2 1/4 oz jar dried, chipped beef


Mix together all the ingredients except beef. Roll cream cheese mixture into nickel size balls. Finely chop beef. Roll balls in beef to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 20 balls. Eat as is or serve with crackers.
Game Day Meatballs


3 lbs frozen meatballs (we used turkey)
16 oz jar chili sauce
16 oz can jellied cranberry sauce
1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
1/4 c. white vinegar


Arrange meatballs on lightly greased rimmed baking sheets; bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, until browned. Transfer meatballs to a slow cooker; stir in remaining ingredients; Cover and cook on high setting, stirring occasionally, for 1-2 hours. Makes 15-20 servings.

Kitchen Note- We used buns with ours and made sandwiches.

Enter to win a copy of this cookbook below. Stop over every few days or so to see more recipes from this cookbook. You can get extra entries for checking out the other recipes. 

GIVEAWAY - ends 4/30/13

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