Buffalo Snack Recipes to Fire Up Your Game Day

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

If there's one flavor we can't get enough of on game day, it's spicy, buttery Buffalo sauce. And while we love a good buffalo chicken wing, there are so many more snacks that deserve the Buffalo treatment. Here are some of our favorite Buffalo appetizers and snacks. This list is a great place to add a little heat to your game day snack plan.

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Buffalo Chicken Calzones

Buffalo Chicken Calzones
David Cicconi

To make the most of rotisserie chicken, F&W Culinary Director at Large Justin Chapple tosses it with a buttery Buffalo sauce, then bakes it into a calzone with Monterey Jack cheese. In keeping with how traditional Buffalo wings are served, he offers celery sticks and blue cheese alongside the calzone.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip
© Abby Hocking

This crowd-pleasing dip, also from Justin Chapple, has all the punchy flavors of Buffalo chicken wings. It gets its creamy texture from a combination of cream cheese and sour cream. Serve it with tortilla chips and celery sticks.

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Most of us think of Buffalo wings as bar food, but with their accompaniment of celery sticks and creamy blue-cheese dressing, they make a fine casual meal. These wings are hot, but if you like them incendiary, pass extra hot sauce at the table.

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Classic Hot Wings

Classic Hot Wings
© Hector Sanchez

Wingettes and drumettes are often sold separately, but together, they're party wings. This wing recipe is classic, incredibly simple and flavorful.

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Buffalo Turkey Hand Pies

Buffalo Turkey Hand Pies
Photo: Jennifer Causey / Food stylist / Chelsea Zimmer / Prop stylist Kathleen Varner

These delicious, savory hand pies are made by filling store-bought puff pastry with diced leftover turkey that's been tossed with a Buffalo-style hot sauce.

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Buffalo Chicken Fajitas

Buffalo Chicken Fajitas
© Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Doused in Buffalo sauce and nestled in a chewy tortilla, this mash-up of game day classics can easily be scaled up or down, depending on your number of guests.

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