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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.

1

Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring

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

Pillsbury

2

Grilled Cheesy Buffalo Chicken

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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

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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Bowls

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

Pretty Providence

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Buffalo Chicken Cupcakes

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

The Girl Who Ate Everything

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Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

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

Gimme Delicious

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Buffalo Quinoa Bites

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

Betsy Life

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Buffalo Sandwiches

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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

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Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

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

The Beeroness

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Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

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

POPSUGAR

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Buffalo Oven-Friend Goat Cheese

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

Half Baked Harvest