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Easy Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip is ultra easy and perfect for game days and all the parties. It’s creamy, cheesy, and irresistibly delicious!

buffalo chicken dip

We’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled chewy pumpkin cookies and crispy apple crisps to bring you something for game days.

Because amidst all the fall festivities is football season and all the fans wear purple on Sundays around here. Sundays are pretty much a sea of purple at all the stores where chips and dips vanish from the shelves like crazy. But let’s do better than dips from a jar.

Hello, Cheesy Chicken Buffalo Dip. We are talking about you today.

Really, this cheesy chicken buffalo dip does double duty. It serves as a mouthwatering appetizer on game day AND holiday parties. Anytime you’ve got a few people gathered round, actually. It’s simply luscious finger food that’s as delicious as it is easy.

How to make Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip:

That 👆🏼 was ridiculously easy, right?!  Like, no need to ever buy buffalo chicken dip from a tub ever again.

chicken buffalo dip

This Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip is:

  • Well, cheesy. Gooey good cheesy
  • Creamy and satisfying
  • Boldly flavored with plenty of zest
  • Irresistible with chips, veggie sticks, and crackers

It’s basically kicked up finger food perfection.

buffalo chicken dip

Go ahead, gather all the people ’round and dig in.

P.S. If you’re lucky enough to have leftovers, this dip heats up beautifully.

Easy Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

5 from 4 ratings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 10 -12


  • 1 block, 8 oz regular cream cheese, room temp
  • ½ cup good Ranch dressing
  • ¼ to ½ cup Frank's Hot Sauce, depending on desired spice level
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, best if you shred it yourself - divided
  • 1 ½ lbs cooked shredded chicken, rotisserie works great
  • thick corn chips, tortilla chips, crackers, or celery/carrot sticks for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350F with rack on upper middle position.
  • In a heavy medium pot, whisk softened cream cheese on low heat until completely smooth. Add Ranch dressing, hot sauce, garlic and onion powders, 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, and chicken. Using a fork, whisk mixture on medium-low heat until mixture is heated through. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup cheese on evenly over top.
  • Bake uncovered 5-10 min or just until cheese is melted and lightly browned at edges. Serve hot, with crackers, chips, and/or vegetable sticks.

Did you make this?

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kitchen essentials:

Time to go Dippin’ :

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3. Homemade Nacho Queso Dip

4. Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

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Recipe Rating


    • MomTraNeur

    OMG! I got so hungry reading your post that I think I’ll eat after I post this comment, hihihi 😉 Too bad I don’t have an oven. This is such an easy recipe to do… Maybe soon… 🙂

    • Anosa

    I find this dip interesting. I wanna try it outright! I just need to check the ingredients availability. Good to have it for our movie marathon.

    • Elizabeth O
    • 5 stars

    This cheesy buffalo chicken dip looks so good. My niece really loves cheese and everything. I will make this for her. I am sure that she really loves it.

    • Ana Ojha

    This dip looks so yum and perfect for the holidays! I’ll definitely try it!

    • Akamatra

    I can never ever resist cheese! It;s my comfort food! This recipe looks so yummy!

    • Adarsh M

    Oh! It seems like so delicious… Thank you for the recipe. Will share this with my brother.

    • toastycritic

    This sounds like the perfect dip for any party for me. I know that I would love it. It does sound heavenly and the added spice is just too perfect.

    • Tasheena

    This recipe looks yummy! It would be perfect for football Sunday this weekend.

    • Kimberly C.

    OMG so cheesy. I bet it’s delicious. My son loves everything cheesy, so I might just surprise him one time with this. Yum

    • Kara

    Reading this makes me drool. I want it in my belly!

    • keisha1989
    • 5 stars

    Look how delicious this looks. I am just a fan of your amazing recipes. I think this easy cheese buffalo chicken dip is one of my faves.

    • Candy Rachelle

    Wow!! That cheesy buffalo chicken dip looks delicious and really tempting. My family loves cheesy, so they definitely love this. I will try this one this weekend.

    • Shubhada Bhide
    • 5 stars

    I have known and tried many chicken recipes. This CHEESY BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP is such a mouthwatering. I would love to try this for my family. Great recipe!

    • thenafranssen

    Looks so good. Great idea for a cold day, or an appetizer for a football tailgate party! Love it, could probably eat it all!

    • laurasidestreet

    Oh wow so much cheesy delight – my partner would love this!! I would certainly be in the good books if I made this

    Laura x

    • Erica Ardali (Erica Ever After)

    Perfect dip for a fall party! I am pinning this so i can make itlater. 🙂

    • Preet

    This looks so rich and delicious. I am going to try this for next weekend gathering at my place, with chips and veggie sticks.

    • Familyearthtrek

    Is this recipe for real?? I could be swimming in that dipping sauce! Forget about football game or whatever, I am making this sauce for every weekend!❤️

    • Ankit Sharma

    though i am a vegetarian but dish look so creamy ,cheesy and utterly delicious. i will suggest to non -veg friends.

    • Tanvi Rastogi (@Tanviidotcom)

    That look so good for a cool winter afternoon. So rich and cheesy. Again I would probably find a vegetarian substitute. 🙂


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