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25 Minute Appetizer: Buffalo Chicken Dip

February 02, 2011

When I was thinking of recipe ideas for my upcoming Super Bowl television cooking segment (this Friday on NBC “Daytime Alabama”), I asked a close friend and assistant, Nancy, what she likes to serve for her Super Bowl parties (she is one of the best cooks I know). She told me about her favorite Buffalo Chicken Dip which she says is a must. I was reluctant at first (although my kids are huge fans of buffalo wings) because when I judged a cooking contest last year, I saw over 800 recipes for buffalo wing dips. She later convinced me to let her make it for me, and oh my, was she right! The night after I taped the television segment, I had a party with several couples and their children. Everyone went absolutely nuts over the dip, and they were begging for more. Nancy told me to be sure to use “Franks RedHot Sauce”, but any hot sauce will work. I also used rotisserie chicken to make things a lot easier and reduced-fat cream cheese to lighten it up a bit. Enjoy this for the Super Bowl this year or anytime you need a simple and sure to please appetizer.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Yield: 10 to 12 servings
Ingredients
1 ((8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup blue cheese dressing
1/2 cup hot sauce (I used FRANK'S® REDHOT® Sauce)
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
2 cups shredded chicken
1 Crackers, celery and fresh vegetables
Preparation
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place cream cheese into deep lightly 2 quart greased baking dish, stirring until smooth. Stir in blue cheese dressing, hot sauce and cheese. Stir in chicken, mixing well.

2. Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes or until mixture is heated through. Garnish as desired. Serve with crackers, celery or fresh vegetables.



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17 Responses to “25 Minute Appetizer: Buffalo Chicken Dip”
Beth says:
February, 02 2011at 09:18 pm
My sister just made this a few weeks ago, and it was really great! She was serving it with crackers, but also happened to have some celery on hand, so I tried it with that and much preferred over the crackers!
Tracy says:
February, 02 2011at 09:50 pm
This is almost exactly how I make mine. I just love buffalo chicken dip!
February, 02 2011at 09:17 am
WOW!I'm a huge fan of dips but generally don't prefer meat or chicken based dips. But this is one just changed my mind
February, 02 2011at 09:43 am
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Julie says:
February, 02 2011at 09:55 am
This looks fabulous! I can't wait to try this one
Lisa says:
February, 02 2011at 09:55 am
Bookmarked! Great ideas for this weekend, Alison! You're the best!
Rachel says:
February, 02 2011at 10:10 am
I have been looking at recipes similar to this one, but yours sounds so much better. I will be making this without a doubt
February, 02 2011at 10:52 am
This dip is SO good. And I'm not just saying that. Definitely a crowd pleaser. Enjoy the game!
Jan says:
February, 02 2011at 11:00 am
I just found your site, and I love it. I can't wait for your upcoming cookbook
February, 02 2011at 11:26 am
Totally saving this to try sometime. My husband is a big fan of all things buffalo sauce related.
February, 02 2011at 11:31 am
Oh Alison, this dip looks incredible! Perfect for game day. You have a beautiful blog, and I'm so glad to have found it. Keep up the delicious cooking and baking! :) - Georgia
February, 02 2011at 12:10 pm
OMG! this sounds delicious! will definitely have to make it Sunday~!! I have about 30pp coming to our house! THANKS!!
Cindy says:
February, 02 2011at 03:01 pm
This gets a wow. Beautiful photo. I bet it tastes just as good as it looks
Craig says:
February, 02 2011at 03:01 pm
Can you use something instead of blue cheese dressing?
February, 02 2011at 04:05 pm
Allison this dip look sooo good! love the heat of the from the hot sauce!
February, 02 2011at 06:50 pm
I love the idea of this! Bookmarking for our Super Bowl party.
Maria says:
February, 02 2011at 07:55 pm
I know this will be a hit at our Super Bowl party!

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