Football Poppers are savory football shaped cheddar cheese dough wrapped around either cream cheese and jalapeno or buffalo chicken and blue cheese. Also presented are the Super Bowls....cheddar dough bowl filled with ALL of the football popper ingredients!

This basic cheddar cheese dough can be used for any manner of appetizers limited only by your imagination!

Step 1: Ingredients

The basic cheddar dough for both the football poppers and super bowls is the same.  It is very versatile and can be molded, rolled into balls or rolled between wax paper for making a roll up.

Cheddar Dough:

1 1/2 C white flour
1 stick of butter
2 C shredded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
Roughly 1 C wing/hot sauce

Buffalo Chicken  Popper filling:

One package ground chicken (bought or ground at home)
Hot sauce-amount will vary by the amount of chicken used.
1 TB apple cider vinegar
2 TB butter

Football Jalapeno Popper filling:

cubed cream cheese
jalapeno slices

<p>Love the cheddar in the dough! I love football snacks, yumm!</p>
Those look so delicious! Awesome idea!
All of this sounds so good!
that cheddar dough sounds delicious and VERY versatile, this one goes in my recipe folder !

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