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Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip is a quick and easy 5 ingredient appetizer. It's cheesy and packed full of flavor.

Quick and Easy Appetizer

When entertaining and preparing appetizers, making quick and easy dishes ensures stress-free party planning. It's tasty, a crowdpleaser, and super easy to make.

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip in a blue casserole dish being dipped with a tortilla scoop.

What's in Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

  • Cream cheese
  • Cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • Buffalo wing sauce
  • Ranch dressing
  • Colby-Monterey Jack Cheese

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Gluten-Free Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

It's easy to make this dip for parties and can be made fairly quickly. Using cooked chicken to make this dish is ideal because it takes less time from start to finish. This recipe can be made using fresh chicken but it will increase the overall preparation time of the dish.

This chicken dip is gluten-free and is delicious served with tortilla chips.

Buffalo ranch chicken dip in a blue casserole dish with a baked cheese crust.

How to Make Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Make the chicken mixture- Mix the cooked and shredded chicken together with the buffalo hot sauce.

Add the chicken to a dish- Layer the chicken mixture on the bottom of a casserole dish and set it aside.

Create the cream cheese mixture- In a small saucepan, melt the cream cheese and mix it in the ranch dressing until well combined. To make this recipe gluten-free, make sure to use a gluten-free ranch dressing product.

Layer the cream cheese mixture- Once the cream cheese mixture is thoroughly combined, pour it over the chicken mixed with hot sauce.

Sprinkle on the cheese and bake- Lastly, sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the entire dish and place it in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

Serve hot with tortilla chips.

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Buffalo ranch chicken dip untouched in a small blue casserole dish.

Serving Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Preparing a party platter is easy for Game Day, entertaining guests, or making it for movie night.

Serve this buffalo ranch chicken dip with french bread, sliced peppers, celery, tortilla chips, and pretzels.

Quick and Easy Appetizers

When serving appetizers for entertaining, I like to make a variety for everyone.

Black Bean Con Queso Dip is one of my favorites and it pairs perfectly with tortilla chips.

Homemade Ranch Dip is perfect for veggie lovers and it's easy to make.

Loaded Chili Cheese Fries are tasty and delicious, they're definitely a crowd-pleaser!

📖 Recipe

Buffalo ranch chicken dip baked in a blue casserole dish.

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip is a quick and easy 5 ingredient appetizer. It's cheesy and packed full of flavor.


  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast
  • ½ cup Buffalo wing sauce
  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cups Colby-Monterey Jack Cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°
  2. Combine the shredded chicken and buffalo sauce.
  3. Using a saucepan, melt the cream cheese and add the ½ cup of ranch dressing.
  4. Spread the chicken mixture into the bottom of a small casserole dish.
  5. Pour the cream cheese mixture over top of the chicken.
  6. Sprinkle the cheese on top of the casserole dish filling.
  7. Place the casserole dish in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Until the cheese is melted and bubbly.


*You can use rotisserie chicken, canned chicken, or freshly cooked chicken for this recipe. To make this recipe quick, use already prepared chicken.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 532mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 10g

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