Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip

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This crockpot buffalo chicken dip is so good! It's a Franks red hot buffalo dip recipe with the finest flavor.

crockpot chicken buffalo dip in white bowl with a hand holding one chip that has dip scooped up on it

5 ingredients are all that is needed for this buffalo dip.

This Franks buffalo chicken dip is one of my favorites to serve up for a game-day snacking.

Learn how to make buffalo chicken dip in crock pot for a satisfying chicken dip.

If you have some leftover shredded chicken on hand, this is a great recipe to use it.

Toss all your ingredients in your crockpot and walk away.

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A creamy and cheesy crockpot dip that is totally pleasing. This is a gluten free dip, that you can pair with crispy vegetables for a tasty dipper.

Ingredients For Buffalo Chicken Dip

  • Shredded chicken
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Cream Cheese
  • Wing Sauce
  • Shredded Cheese

While you can use any brand wing sauce you'd like, we always make Franks Buffalo Chicken dip recipe with Frank's wing sauce.

How to Make Buffalo Chicken Dip

  1. Dump all ingredients, including the buffalo sauce, in the slow cooker.
  2. Cook 1 1/2-2 hours until hot and bubbly.
  3. Stir, and serve either right in the crock or a baking dish! You can top with chopped up green onions if desired.

See how incredibly easy this chicken dip is! It is crazy simple to throw together and serve up family and friends. You can make this Crockpot buffalo chicken dip using canned chicken, rotisserie chicken, raw chicken, or leftover chicken.

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip Raw Chicken Variation

  • Add all ingredients except cream cheese and cheddar cheese.
  • Cook on high for 4-5 hours and then shred the chicken once it is cooked and tender.
  • Add cream cheese and cheddar cheese, mix in and cook for another hour.

What To Serve With Dip

  • Crackers
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Baguettes or French Bread
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Etc

Essentially you can serve up any of your favorite dipping snacks you would like. You could do a mix of items.

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How long can you eat buffalo chicken dip?

You can store your leftover chicken dip for 3-5 days. You will need to store your cheesy chicken dip in the fridge.

If you serve it up, don't let it sit out at room temperature for more than 2 hours. It will need to be refrigerated for at least 30 minutes before returning to serve it up.

Can you freeze buffalo chicken dip after cooking?

You can freeze your buffalo chicken dip after it is cooked. The biggest thing is the texture can change a bit once it is thawed from being frozen. Just mix it well, to help make it creamy again.

You can store your dip for up to 3 months. Just make sure it is placed in an airtight container.

Why is my buffalo chicken dip so oily?

You will find that some pre-shredded cheese can produce more oil than others. If you want you can take a block cheese and shred the cheese on your own.

That can be a great way to reduce the oil in your dip.

Why is my buffalo chicken dip runny?

If you find that buffalo chicken dip is runny it means you might not have enough chicken in the dish. You can stir in more cheese to help thicken it up if you do not have more chicken to add to the mixture.

How to Shred Chicken Quickly

If you have chicken that needs to be shredded you might try tossing your chicken in the KitchenAid. Then with the paddle turn on low and watch it instantly shred your chicken.

You can also use two forks to pull apart the chicken. It takes just a couple of minutes to do. Or invest in meat claws for shredding any type of cooked meats.

Our Crockpot buffalo chicken dip uses real chicken either freshly cooked, leftover from a rotisserie, or even canned chicken.

How Do I Make Dairy Free Buffalo Chicken Dip?

Make this a dairy free chicken dip with a couple of easy substitutions. Simply switch out the cream cheese and shredded cheddar cheese for Vegan cream cheese and shredded cheese. Then, make sure you also use a dairy-free ranch dressing.

Supplies Used


Yield: 12 servings

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip

This slow cooker buffalo chicken dip is an amazing appetizer that is always a winner at a party or potluck. Scoop up a chip or celery stick with a bit of this Crockpot Franks Red Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  1. Place all ingredients in the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker. Stir to evenly distribute ingredients.
  2. Cook on high for 1.5-2 hours, sitting periodically.
  3. When cook time is complete, turn on low or remove it from the slow cooker. Serve immediately.


  • Be sure to use wing sauce, not regular hot sauce.
  • This dip pairs best with tortilla chips, celery, and pretzels!
  • Nutrition Information



    Serving Size


    Amount Per Serving Calories 262Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 64mgSodium 325mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 14g

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    • Jessica McCoy

      Jessica McCoy is a seasoned food blogger with 14+ years of experience in the industry. As a self-taught home cook, she enjoys creating and finetuning easy recipes that are fool proof and simple for anyone to make. Her expertise is in all things kitchen: cooking tips, air fryer recipes, Instant Pot and other pressure cooking recipes, and slow cooker recipes. Jessica was the previous owner of AllSheCooks, where she focused on easy every day recipes including budget friendly dinner recipes and desserts.

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