Munch Madness: 8 Basketball-shaped Foods for Game Night

In search of some festive snacks for your March Madness party? We rounded up 8 basketball-shaped foods that are sure to please your guests!

Basketball Cupcakes
Basketball Cupcakes

1. Basketball Cupcakes
Celebrate the start of March Madness by serving these festive cupcakes. And if your guests start to eat too many, feel free to play defense for the dessert table.

1 batch cupcakes
2 cups buttercream, tinted bright orange
8 black licorice ropes
White nonpareil sprinkles

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Frost each cupcake generously with buttercream frosting. Sprinkle lightly with white nonpareils. Place two small strips of black licorice string in a C-shape near the edge of each cupcake. Press a single strip of black licorice string down the center of each cupcake. Use scissors to snip any unsightly ends. Allow frosting to air dry and harden in a cool location before serving.

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Chocolate-Covered Basketball Strawberries
Chocolate-Covered Basketball Strawberries

2. Chocolate-Covered Basketball Strawberries
These sweet strawberries are so delicious, you might need a ref to decide who nabs the last one.
Make chocolate-covered basketball strawberries

No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls
No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls

3. No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls
In basketball, all championships are won at practice; in the kitchen, all hearts are won with chocolate rum balls - especially when no baking's involved!
Make no-bake chocolate rum balls

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Crispy, Chewy Peanut Butter and Granola Balls
Crispy, Chewy Peanut Butter and Granola Balls

4. Crispy, Chewy Peanut Butter and Granola Balls
Want a nutritious snack for the kids to munch on? These crispy, chewy granola balls are sure to be a slam dunk.
Make crispy, chewy peanut butter and granola balls

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Spicy-Sweet Glazed Cocktail Balls
Spicy-Sweet Glazed Cocktail Balls

5. Spicy-Sweet Glazed Cocktail Balls

Add a vegan bite to your Final Four bash with these cocktail balls. They take just 5 minutes to whip up, meaning there's less chance of missing your favorite player on the court!
Make spicy-sweet glazed cocktail balls

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

6. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

You may hate to be up against a triple threat in a game of b-ball, but there's nothing unsavory about this triple threat: Each truffle is filled with peanut butter, chocolate chips, and cookie dough.
Make peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough truffles

Pizza Poppers
Pizza Poppers

7. Pizza Poppers

We predict a few fouls to be called on hungry guests fighting over the last of these cheesy pizza poppers.
Make pizza poppers

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Brazilian Cheese Balls
Brazilian Cheese Balls

8. Brazilian Cheese Balls

You won't see any dead balls in this kitchen after cooking up these Brazilian grab-and-go snacks.
Make Brazilian cheese balls

- By Jenn Gimbel

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