With the Super Bowl fast approaching, it’s best to make sure you’ve got everything you need. HDTV with all the necessary sound equipment connected? Check. Proper fan materials (jerseys, flags, etc.) laid out? Check. Enough seating for everyone you invited? Check. Food for those invited? What? You didn’t prepare anything?

Well, here’s a roundup of Super Bowl recipes sure to please all your guests:

Spicy, Salty, Sweet Roast Mixed Nuts

A classy take on beer and peanuts, this mixed nuts recipe is an ideal quick snack during the big game. With a mix of kumin, mint and coconut, these nuts are sure to be a touchdown with your guests. Read more: Spicy, Salt, Sweet Roast Mixed Nuts recipe.

Chicken Taquitos

You’re already going to have plenty of dip, salsa and guacamole around the snack table, so why not dunk something a little different into them? These chicken taquitos are great and easy finger foods for your Super Bowl party. Read more: Chicken Taquitos recipe.

Seven Layer Taco Dip

Speaking of dips, here’s a deep one. With layers of vegetables, beans and salsa, this quick dip will satisfy all the taste buds at the game day party. Read more: Seven Layer Taco Dip recipe.

Fruity Barbecued Chicken Drummettes

This recipe has you baking your chicken wings in a delicious apricot nectar sauce, making it a refreshing change of pace from the traditional wing. Not crazy about apricot? Try another fruit nectar sauce, like pears. Read more: Fruity Barbecued Chicken Drummettes recipe.

Sloppy Joes II

Sometimes you just need something heartier than wings and finger foods during the Super Bowl, especially during a dull halftime show. So after the second quarter finishes, bring out a big bowl of this delicious sloppy joe mix and let your guests build their own sandwiches. Read more: Sloppy Joes II recipe.

Dark Chocolate and Cherry Brownies

These brownies are a little richer and little tangier than your regular brownie, but are just the thing to wash away defeat or celebrate victory. Read more: Dark chocolate and cherry brownies recipe.

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Here's a roundup of Super Bowl recipes sure to please all your guests, including ones who like spicy, salty and sweet foods.