A Collection of Recipes for Game Night

by Magnolia
Published on July 25, 2022

There's something about a game board that draws us in. As we begin whispering strategies and passing cards, we’re beckoned to slow down, to create space. With that slight pause, our homes can fill with buoyant laughter as new memories are ushered with each dice roll.

Adding in a dose of friendly competition and a few shareable snacks can set the scene for a memorable game night. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite snack recipes from Jo to top the table at your next get together.

Let the games begin!

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1919 Pimiento Cheese

From Lunch with Mikey—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

three cheese varieties with mayonnaise, pimientos, and green onion folded in

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip with Garlic Toast

From Tried-and-true Appetizers—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

a creamy base mixed with spinach, artichokes, and cheese—accompanied by homemade garlic toast

Pretzels with Cheese Dip

From Tried-and-true Appetizers—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

savory baked pretzels with a smooth, creamy three-cheese dip

White Bean Hummus

From A Family Tradition—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

mashed beans combined with pine nuts, roasted garlic, seasoning, and a squeeze of fresh lemon

French Onion Dip

From Weekend Game Day Snacks—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

sour cream and cream cheese infused with sweet onions, garlic, and shallots for deep flavor

Fresh Tomato Salsa

From Mexican—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

fresh tomato stirred together with chopped veggies and fresh cilantro


From Mexican—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

mashed avocado with minced veggies and lime

And if you’re in the market for games to add to your collection, check out the vintage editions of a few nostalgic classics—like Monopoly, Boggle, and Clue.