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Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

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We have already established that my husband loves him some hot stuff, but me and Thomas aren’t so crazy about it.  That’s what makes this Buffalo Chicken Dip perfect!  It isn’t too spicy, but my husband can throw some extra Tabasco Sauce on his portion and gobble it up!  Plus, throw it in the Crockpot and you can take it anywhere!

This dip recipe is a perfect appetizer for a game day party, since it takes the taste of buffalo chicken wings and makes it into a dippable spread! Check out my Popular Dip Recipes, too!

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For more yummy dips, check out my list of over 30 dip recipes that only need three ingredients! Add a bowl of my Hamburger Rotel Dip to create a party spread! And don’t forget to put out a bowl of my sweet Monster Cookie Dough Dip for dessert!

This is a very versatile dip recipe, because it can be cooked either on the stovetop or in a slow cooker. To cook it on the stovetop, follow the recipe instructions below.

If you’d rather cook it in a crockpot, just spray the inside of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Then combine all the ingredients in the cooker and mix well. Turn the crockpot on to low heat and cook until bubbly, 1 to 2 hours.

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You can serve this dip directly from the slow cooker, if you’d like. Or you can dish it into a pretty serving dish surrounded by chips and crackers. Either way works!

This dip would be delicious with celery sticks, of course. But you can also pair it with sturdy crackers, such as Triscuits, or tortilla chips!

If you want to take this dip to the next level, squeeze a little ranch or blue cheese dressing on top!

How to make spicy buffalo chicken dip

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe Resources:

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Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Yield: approximately 12 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes

The ranch really cools down part of the Tabasco heat!


  • 2 10 ounce cans chunk chicken, drained
  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Ranch dressing
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat chicken and hot sauce in a skillet over medium heat, until heated through.
  2. Stir in cream cheese and ranch dressing.
  3. Cook, stirring until well blended and warm.
  4. Mix in half of the shredded cheese, and transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top, cover, and cook on Low setting until hot and bubbly.
  6. Serve with celery sticks and crackers.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 293Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 773mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g

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Saturday 21st of October 2017

OMG! This looks really good. I am definitely craving for one. Will make this later tonight. Going out earlier to make sure I get to purchase the ingredients. I am so excited. Thank you!

Cherryl Ehlenburg

Thursday 31st of August 2017

This sounds really good! We are not fans of really hot stuff, either, so I look forward to trying this out on my family!

Miz Helen

Monday 28th of August 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful post with us at Full Plate Thursday this week. Please keep our great state of Texas in your thoughts and prayers as we are struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Hope you have a good week. Miz Helen

Helen at the Lazy Gastronome

Saturday 26th of August 2017

Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner Link party!

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