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Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Celebrate the Super Bowl With Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo wings are an essential for just about any Super Bowl party, but it's hard to keep them warm, and I don't want my house smelling like fried food. So I was thrilled to find a buffalo chicken and cheese dip with the exact same flavors! The best part: you can make the recipe ahead of time and just warm it up in the oven just before the game starts. Bonus: if the dip needs a little more heat at halftime, just throw it in the microwave for a minute to bring it back to its creamy state.

Be sure to alter the recipe to suit your palate by picking your favorite variety of hot sauce. Serve this scrumptious spicy dip with chips or celery sticks for an even more authentic buffalo wing feel. Get ready for kickoff and keep reading for the recipe.

Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip


2 (8 ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese
3/4 cup (6 ounces) cayenne pepper sauce (Crystal or Frank's RedHot)
1/2 cup ranch dressing or bleu cheese dressing
1 1/4 - 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and chopped (3 to 4 chicken breast halves or about 3 cups chopped)
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese or mozzarella
Tortilla chips, crackers, or vegetables, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Spray a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine cream cheese, pepper sauce, and ranch dressing in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted.
  3. Stir in chicken and about half of the cheddar cheese. Stir until combined.
  4. Spoon into prepared dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.
  6. Serve warm with tortilla chips, crackers, or vegetables.
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Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 4 years
Only in buffalo-flavored items do I find neon orange colored food incredibly enticing. Yum.
kelmel kelmel 7 years
omg i just made this and it's SO GOOD! it's gonna be great for superbowl!
iamangiepooh iamangiepooh 7 years
JanetG0307 JanetG0307 7 years
looks like a delicious, greasy death.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
Warm and spicy. Perfect combination.
laurel9894 laurel9894 7 years
ive made this before to share and its the first thing that goes. i also add some blue cheese crumbles and serve with french baguette and celery. yummm. oh, and i also use cheap canned chicken. already shredded and cooked :)
eadavenp eadavenp 7 years
I've seen this recipe in a bunch of different forms on allrecipes and cdkitchen. I've had an eye on making it for a while, but no occasions have come up.
cravinsugar cravinsugar 7 years
My bff has a recipe for this. her's a little dif and I think more tasty!! (judging by he ingredients!)
lisabunny lisabunny 7 years
Oh, and I add diced celery and make it in a slow cooker.
lisabunny lisabunny 7 years
I make this but I use bleu cheese dressing instead of ranch. It's great for football parties!
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
That looks like greasy heaven.
Food Food 7 years
bluebellknoll, so did mine, but at the same time, my tongue started to water! :lol:
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 7 years
My arteries clogged up just looking at the picture.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 7 years
this is really good but death LOL!
356UIK 356UIK 7 years
LOL! I've had this before at a restaurant near me. Its actually really really good.
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