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Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This simple Buffalo Chicken Dip makes a hearty addition to your snack table and comes together fast, especially if you have shredded chicken on hand. All your friends will be begging you for the recipe!

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I've made this recipe for so many parties and everyone just LOVES it! In fact, the first thing anyone asks me when they first taste it is: "Can I have your Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe? This is amazing!" #buffalochickendip #buffalochickencheesedip #buffalodip #appetizerideas

A few weeks ago, we hosted a game night for Joseph’s board-game-geek-loving friends. I’m totally not crazy about them since I avoid complicated strategy games like the plague, but it does give me an excuse to try new recipes!

Normally, I stick to my tried-and-true snacks, but this time I had craving for something a little more spicy. Buffalo Chicken Dip was calling my name. 

Believe it or not, I’ve never attempted any kind of Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe before, but I figured you can’t really go wrong with chicken, buffalo sauce, and boatload of cheese on top. 

In fact, this dip turned out to be SO good, I had the hardest time staying out of it!

Now I make this dip for just about every party: Super Bowl, New Years, Christmas Eve. If there’s a gathering, you bet someone will request this dip! 

Although Joseph and I have been known to substitute this as dinner every once in a while. 🙂

How to Make Buffalo Chicken Dip

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9″ pie dish. Then in a large bowl, add shredded chicken (cooked, of course), cream cheese, wing sauce and 1/2 cup of each of the cheeses. Combine.

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You can use any hot sauce you like, but I’m especially partial to Franks!

Want to know a really quick and easy hack to shred cooked chicken? Watch the video below to see how I do it!

 

Step 2: Turn mixture out into prepared pie dish, smoothing top lightly with a spatula. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Lots and lots of cheese.

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Step 4: Bake 30-35 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly. Serve immediately with tortilla chips or crackers.

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Now please excuse me while I go make another batch of this creamy deliciousness. The last recipe disappeared way too fast. 😉

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Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip


  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

This simple Buffalo Chicken Dip makes a hearty addition to your snack table and comes together fast, especially if you have shredded chicken on hand. All your friends will be begging you for the recipe!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated monterey jack cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease 9″ pie dish.
  2. In a large bowl, add chicken, cream cheese, wing sauce and 1/2 cup of each of the cheeses. Combine.
  3. Turn mixture out into prepared pie dish, smoothing top lightly with a spatula. Top with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly. Serve immediately with tortilla chips or crackers.

Notes

Stress-Free Tip: Make this dish ahead of time by mixing all ingredients and letting it sit for a few hours in the fridge before baking. Then just pop it in the oven when your guests arrive, and serve piping hot!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: buffalo dip, cheese dip

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What are your favorite party snacks?

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21 Comments

  1. I just put this together and put it in a foil bread tin that I picked up for cheap at the grocery store. I’m giving it as part of a food gift basket. It looks really cute and my recipient can just toss it in the oven. I did make one change. I added half a packet of ranch dressing seasoning to the mix. It adds something that you can’t quite define, but can’t stop eating. I saved a bit out for myself too. 😊

    Also, after putting it together with chicken first I decided it would have been easier to start with the cream cheese (softened) then the buffalo sauce & ranch. That way it all gets mixed together evenly before adding in the chicken and cheeses.

  2. Basically the way I make mine but I add like 1/2 cup regular Hidden Valley Ranch bottled dressing.

  3. Oh yes! Some enjoy dipping buffalo wings in bleu cheese dressing (ew😝) but some like me enjoy dipping them in ranch so I add a little to my dip. I also use regular hot sauce in my dip because I don’t like the taste of buffalo wing sauces.

  4. It looks so simple to prepare. I can’t wait to make it myself. I’ve had some that my daughter made for my granddaughter and I could not stop eating it! It is delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipe with the world.

  5. Has anyone used canned chicken for this recipe? I prefer fresh chicken, but as a time saver, I wonder if canned would work.

    1. Funny that you ask that! My mom uses canned chicken. It works pretty well – she loves that it makes it even more hassle free. 🙂

  6. I used this recipe for my hospitality/tourism class at school, super easy to make! suuuper good!

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