Beyond the Basket: 10 Trending Buffalo Chicken-Inspired Recipes

By Jeanette Morelan on March 28, 2016

The spicy kick of buffalo sauce is an American addiction—one that extends way beyond the wing basket. From cupcakes to quesadillas, these buffalo-laced recipes will have you rethinking your entire game day spread.


Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring

social interactions

Each slice of this stuffed crust is packed with buffalo goodness, perfect for any tailgate or potluck occasion.



Grilled Cheesy Buffalo Chicken

social interactions

Skip the deep-fry. Here, chicken breasts are stuffed with mozzarella, then doused in Frank's Red Hot Sauce for a lighter take on classic buffalo chicken.

Peanut Butter and Peppers


Healthy Buffalo Chicken Bowls

social interactions

These filling bowls are layered veggies, shredded chicken, and a secretly-healthy ranch dressing.

Pretty Providence


Buffalo Chicken Cupcakes

social interactions

Bite-sized bits of buffalo and blue cheese deliciousness, perfectly packaged in wonton wrappers.

The Girl Who Ate Everything


Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

social interactions

These kickin' quesadillas are best served topped with sour cream and fresh cilantro.

Gimme Delicious


Buffalo Quinoa Bites

social interactions

Everyone's favorite superfood just got a spicy makeover! Try these easy bites for a hot new way to enjoy quinoa.

Betsy Life


Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Buffalo Sandwiches

social interactions

These fuss-free sandwiches are loaded with slow-cooked buffalo chicken. Top with ranch or blue cheese dressing for best (read: most delicious) results.

Let's Dish


Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

social interactions

The name says it all. This addictive dip contains all of our favorites: beer, sharp blue cheese, and delicious, delicious buffalo chicken.

The Beeroness


Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

social interactions

Veggie-lovers, rejoice! Here's a fun new way to enjoy your cauliflower: baked until crispy and tossed in buffalo sauce.



Buffalo Oven-Friend Goat Cheese

social interactions

Creamy goat cheese is the perfect compliment to the heat of buffalo sauce—enjoy both in these bite-sized appetizers.

Half Baked Harvest