Tailgating with Tony’s Pizza + Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels

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Football season is in full swing, and that includes high school football!  Even though it’s been “a few” years since I was in high school, I still enjoy rooting for the home team, and my husband played football in high school so he is always happy to watch anyone play.  Our son has also been in marching band, so we’ve enjoyed going to the football games to see him play, and while we’re there it’s a great chance to check out the game and enjoy ourselves.

One thing that’s changed since I was in school is the pre-game festivities.  Much like they do at colleges, people now tailgate, spirit parades, and other fun activities.

If you read this blog regularly, you know that I love homegating and serving food for football games.  For a high school game, I think it’s just as fun to serve up a few appetizers for family and friends to enjoy before attending the big game.

The other day we had a nice spread of food. I made a few appetizers, and our main dish was Tony’s pizza.  I purchased Tony’s® Pizzeria Style MEAT-TRIO® Pizza and Tony’s® Pizzeria Style Cheese Pizza.  Their pizzas feature 100% real mozzarella cheese and sauce made from real tomatoes, and their pizzas bake up in about 20 minutes, making them ideal for you tailgate or homegate parties!


You can find Tony’s pizza in the freezer section at Walmart.  Look for all their delicious varieties:

  • Tony’s® Pizzeria Style Pepperoni Pizza
  • Tony’s® Pizzeria Style Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza
  • Tony’s® Pizzeria Style Cheese Pizza
  • Tony’s® Pizzeria Style Supreme Pizza
  • Tony’s® Pizzeria Style MEAT-TRIO® Pizza

I like baking these pizzas as a main dish, and it’s also fun to slice the pizza into many smaller pizzas in order to serve “finger food” size portions.  Tony’s pizza is also very affordable, and because it’s so quick to make you can always stick extra pizzas in the oven if you have last minute or unexpected guests arrive.

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I also made a few appetizers to go with our pizza.  It was basically an entire table full of man food!

One of the appetizers I made to go with the pizza was a platter of Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels.  This is a very easy appetizer that you can make in under 20 minutes.  The bite-sized portions make it very easy to serve and eat at a tailgate.  And the hearty ingredients are real crowd pleasers.


Do enjoy Friday night football?  Do you have a son who plays for the home team or a daughter who cheers on the sideline?  If so, I’d love to hear how you celebrate and show your home town pride!  Leave a comment on this post or join the discussion on social media.

Also, be sure to check out these fun tailgating ideas!



  1. Now that is an awesome homegating food spread! Perfect to enjoy before heading out to the football game! #client

  2. James Robert says

    These look terrific and I am going to print your recipe out. As for the Tony’s pizza, they are awesome. There are a lot of frozen pizza’s I do not like but this has great crust and overall terrific pizza.

  3. Julie Wood says

    I love the Sausage Cheese Pinwheels! I need to make these for game day! We love Tony’s Pizza!

  4. Sarah Hayes says

    this pizza looks yummy! great for a family party

  5. Sara Zielinski says

    Tony’s makes great pizza.

  6. Tony’s makes great pizza…

  7. This is a great recipe for football games!

  8. I haven’t tried this pizza yet, I need to pick some up next time I’m at Walmart. And the Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels wow do they ever look good, of course, I must try it!

  9. Lisa Brown says

    the pinwheels looks great, so many yummy thing to make for tailgating

  10. I love pizza. I have not tried this brand yet

  11. Oh your Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels look so good and perfect to go with the Tony’s Pizza! I have to do that for a quick and easy dinner one night!

  12. Yummy pizza! Love especially the crispy crust! so good!

  13. Dana Rodriguez says

    Those pinwheels look amazing! I had to pin!

  14. I’m definitely going to try the Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels recipe. Tony’s Pizza is one of my family’s favorites.

  15. Chrissy Kim says

    I’m definitely going to try making those pinwheels. They look so good! Awesome finger food!

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