8 Recipes Every College Basketball Fan Will Love

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired March 19, 2015

by Lisa Lozano

The brackets have been submitted, and the players are ready to hit the court for college basketball's biggest event. Now you just need to decide what delicious snacks you’re going to munch on while watching the games with friends! We’ve got 8 delicious recipes for you, and all of these snacks are finger foods you can set on the coffee table for easy reaching.

Josh Capon's Crab Dip

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Josh Capon’s crab dip has a secret ingredient – cream cheese! And as Rach says, cream cheese makes everything better. It also features everyone’s favorite trendy green -- kale.

Super Sriracha Wings with Pickled Carrot and Celery Sticks Recipe

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You don’t need to feel guilty about indulging in these wings, because they’re baked, not fried! And Rach’s delicious blue cheese dipping sauce is the perfect accompaniment.

Erica Robinson's 'Legion of BOOM' Shrimp

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Not feeling wings but still want that buffalo flavor? No problem. Erica Robinson’s buffalo-style shrimp are the perfect way to change up your game-day routine.

Sunny Anderson's Hot Bean and Cheese Dip

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This creamy, cheesy bean dip is made in the crock pot, so you can set it and forget it! You can prep this in advance so that you can crack a beer with your guests when they arrive.

New York Deli Nachos

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If you could put a pastrami sandwich on nachos, would you? You know you would! And we would too, delish!

Pimento Cheese Potato Skins

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These potato skins recreate the flavor of that Southern standby: pimento cheese. And this recipe flips the standard chips and dip by putting the dip INSIDE the potato.

Buddy Valastro's Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

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These homemade calzone-esque pepperoni pizza pockets will make you wonder why you ever bought the pre-made frozen kind. And bonus – they couldn’t be simpler to make!

Clinton Kelly’s Hot and Spicy Cheese Twists

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Clinton Kelly's yummy cheese sticks are easy to grab and munch on. This recipe transforms basic puff pastry with only cheese, herbs and some egg wash and milk.

So tell us in the comments – which team do you think will take it all in the tournament this year?

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