Cheesy, creamy Buffalo Chicken Dip is the perfect game day snack. This easy recipe is a family classic, and you’ll find yourself wishing you doubled the recipe!
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Many of us have been eating this Buffalo Chicken Dip at parties for years. But have you tried making it yourself yet?
True confession, it also make a great dinner. It’s got all the necessary ingredients, chicken, cheese…and serve it up with some bread and carrots, well, you’ve got a meal in my book! This cheesy Buffalo Chicken Casserole is a hearty, flavorful meal.
When it comes to dips and snacks, having something that you know your friends and family will devour is important. I mean, unless you want to be stuck with leftovers (well, actually that’s not always a bad thing).
Today’s recipe for Best Ever Cheesy Game Day Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is perfect. And addicting. It’s also always gone in minutes. Before it even has a chance to cool down. You’re literally burning your mouth while you eat it, haha!
How to make Buffalo Chicken Dip:
First, you need cooked chicken. I usually cook up some shredded chicken in my slow cooker. Place 1 pound in the crockpot (THIS one is my favorite crockpot) and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6 hours. No liquids needed, just salt and pepper.
When the chicken is done, you can shred it with two forks. Or, for perfect shredded chicken, use your mixer for about 15 seconds and it will shred up nicely.
You can also use precooked chicken, like a rotisserie chicken. Shred and put in a bowl.
Add your softened cream cheese, sour cream, buffalo sauce (Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo sauce is my favorite), and one cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Mix all of that together.
Place in a small, oven safe dish (about 1.5qt size). Sprinkle a little extra cheddar over the top (because, duh, more cheese!!!!).
Bake your Buffalo Chicken Dip in a 350 degree F oven for about 15-20 minutes, uncovered, until the cheese is golden, and mixture is bubbly! Once it’s done, drizzle a little blue cheese dressing over the top (or Ranch if you prefer).
What do you serve with Buffalo Chicken Dip?
I love serving a few different “scoopers.” Our favorites include Frito Scoops, celery and carrot sticks, and thinly slice toasted baguettes.
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More Game Day Snacks:
- 7 Layer Dip
- Italian Beef
- Tequila Chicken Tacos
- Baileys Drink
- Pico de Gallo
- Hummus Recipe
- Grape Jelly Meatballs
- Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
- Pimento Cheese Dip
- More hearty Game Day dinners
Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe:
Cheesy creamy Buffalo Chicken Dip is the perfect game day snack. This easy recipe is a family classic, and you'll find yourself wishing you doubled the recipe!
- 1 lb chicken, cooked and shredded
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup buffalo sauce (Frank's Red Hots is my favorite)
- 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 2 Tbsp blue cheese dressing, or Ranch, for garnish
- Fritos scoops, baguette slices, carrot/celery, for dipping
- In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, cream cheese, sour cream, buffalo sauce, and 1 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese.
- Mix with a large spatula until fully combined. Spread in the bottom of a 1.5 qt baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese over the top.
- Bake in a 350 degree F oven, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Remove from oven and immediately drizzle with blue cheese or ranch dressing. Serve with baguette slices, Fritos scoops, and/or carrots and celery. ENJOY!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 539Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 988mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 26g
Recipe originally published September 15, 2018.
Cheesy creamy Buffalo Chicken Dip is the perfect game day snack. This easy recipe is a family classic, and you’ll find yourself wishing you doubled the recipe!