It’s a Snackadium {with Pillsbury!)


It's a Snackadium! {with Pillsbury)Ok, so I won’t lie.  I don’t like football.

But, every year I end up cooking up a feast of football food & sitting down to read a magazine watch it… And, then there’s always super bowl commercials!

So, when Pillsbury asked me to create a Snackadium using their crescent roll & pizza dough, I was excited to pick up the challenge!  What is a Snackadium? It’s a stadium consisting of snack food that resembles a football field & stadium, usually consisting of dips, chips, & anything else you could possibly imagine.

My first step ended up being a basic blueprint.  Or not.  Ok, yes – I borrowed my kids’ crayons for this.  It’s busy mom’s version of a blueprint…. a momprint?  It was a basic print. I changed a couple of  things in the end, but this was the general idea of assembly.

Snackadium

So, once I had it mapped out – I headed out to WalMart.  By myself.  Mr. HH was watching the kiddos, all 3 of them.  So, I drove real slow.  And, I walked really slow.  It was like a mini vacation.

And here’s my haul….

It's a Snackadium #pillsbury

This is how my Snackadium breaks down:

Field

  • Guacamole
  • Queso Dip
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream lines piped with a ziploc bag with the corner snipped off
  • Football players on sidelines: Stuffed Crust Pizza Snacks with Pillsbury Pizza Crust
  • Football goals: beef jerky (see below)

Fans:

  • Chex Mix
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Potato Chips
  • Bugles

Surrounding Wall:

Other ingredients:

  • toothpicks
  • aluminum foil

It's a Snackadium! {with Pillsbury)

For the field, you’ll need to make a divider.  I assembled mine out of tin foil & a 9×13 baking pan.  I just used a really big piece, and then bent sections for the dividers.  You’ll want one larger section in the middle (the field) and a smaller section on each end (end zones).

It's a Snackadium!

The guacamole goes in the center, with sour cream lines piped on.  Queso on one side & salsa on the other.

It's a Snackadium!

I placed a jelly roll pan under the guacamole pan. I assembled the Stuffed Crust Pizza Snacks (the players) on the ‘sidelines’.  Then I started building the wall.  I spaced my Baked Ham & Swiss Sliders evenly along the outside. Then, I stacked the Pigs in the Blanket on top of those.

It's a Snackadium!

I made the field goals from beef jerky & toothpicks, just like so:

Beef Jerky Goals on a Snackadium!

I poured the snacks in each section.  It took about 1 bag of each (I used Bugles, Chex Mix, Tortilla Chip Bowls, & Potato Chips).

It's a Snackadium! #pillsbury

I made the stadium lights from a cheesestick & 2 toothpicks, and I placed those carefully in the hot dog portion of the crescent rolls to stabilize them.

It's a Snackadium!  Stadium Lights from Cheesesticks!

My husband kids squealed when they saw this!

It's a Snackadium! #pillsbury

We had so much fun making this, and EATING this!  Yum!!  Plus, we had leftovers, so I didn’t have to cook lunch the next day.  Huge plus.

It's a Snackadium! #pillsbury

Snackadium {With Pillsbury!)

Snackadium {With Pillsbury!)

Ingredients

    For the Field
  • Guacamole (storebought or use homemade)
  • Queso Dip
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream lines piped with a ziploc bag with the corner snipped off
  • Stuffed Crust Pizza Snacks with Pillsbury Pizza Crust (sideline players)
  • Football goals: beef jerky
  • For the Fans:
  • Chex Mix
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Potato Chips
  • Bugles
  • Surrounding Wall:
  • 2 batches Baked Ham & Swiss Sliders
  • 3 batches Pigs in the Blanket with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • Cheesesticks (stadium lighting)
  • Other ingredients:
  • toothpicks
  • aluminum foil

Instructions

Cover your kitchen table in tin foil.

Using a large piece of aluminum foil, fold separators for the dips to sit in a 9x13 dish. Pour the guacamole in the middle, salsa on one side, & queso on the other. Pipe sour cream lines on the guacamole for the field. Place a jelly roll pan underneath the 9x13 pan & assemble the stuffed crust pizza snacks on the long edge as the players on the sideline.

Make the retaining wall out of the ham & swiss sliders & pigs in the blanket. Assemble the stadium lights with 2 toothpicks & a cheesestick - distribute them around the 'stadium' by gently pressing the toothpicks into the hot dog portion of the pigs in the blanket for support.

Pour in the snacks on each side. Use a 1/3 of a cheesestick & a toothpick to anchor each beef jerky goal into the dips.

Enjoy your Snackadium!


I have partnered with Pillsbury through DailyBuzz to help promote their Crescent Roll and Pizza Crust products. I have been compensated for my time commitment to work with this product. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. Thank you Pillsbury for this awesome opportunity to create a Snackadium!

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Authored by: Crystal Light Faulkner
  • Tina

    That is so cool Crystal!

  • Sue {munchkin munchies}

    Great job! I’m ready to dig in!

  • carol

    OH MY wish I had this idea years ago..although I don’t have a crowd I do know people who do and this will be wonderful..Love that pizza crust I use it all the time. thanks for the creativity.. A real TOUCHDOWN idea!!

    • http://MrsHappyHomemaker.com/ Crystal

      Aw, thanks so much!!

  • Diana Rambles

    This is absolutely amazing and I pinned it!

  • Cassidy

    I love this. I’ve seen it before, but never dared attempt it myself. Thanks for all the great pics and instructions :) P.S. I found you over at Hooking Up With HOH.
    cass-eats.blogspot.com

  • Miz Helen

    What a great presentation for these great treats. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen