Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain.
  3. Stir sour cream and cream cheese together in a bowl until smooth; add evaporated milk. Stir Buffalo wing sauce and ranch dressing into sour cream mixture; mix in shredded chicken, macaroni, and 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese. Pour macaroni mixture into prepared baking dish. Top with bread crumbs and remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese; drizzle melted butter over the top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling and golden, 20 to 30 minutes.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute 2 to 3 boiled and shredded chicken breast halves for the rotisserie chicken.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 21, 2014

Delicious! I halved the recipe and omitted the chicken b/c it was part of our Friday Lenten dinner (no meat), but followed the recipe otherwise. This was so simple to make and had so much flavor that we really didn't even miss the chicken, but I will add it to try next time. My mac and cheese hating son gobbled this up, but I knew he would b/c he LOVES anything 'buffalo'. This is a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 15, 2014

It was good but just a bit rich for us. Perhaps less of the cream cheese and sour cream mixture next time.

Mar 17, 2014

Haven't tried this yet, but it sounds good. You did fail to mention what to do with the macaroni. Do you mix it with the cheese mixture or put it in the pan and pour the cheese mixture over it before you bake it?

Jan 25, 2015

Wow made this for my family and it was voted a definite make again. I must have used a smaller dish then what it called for because I ended up with 2 baking dishes full. Awesome recipe!

Jan 06, 2015

This recipe is amazing. Made it per recipe the first time. The next time I made it I was eating gluten free so used rice macaroni and also made my own hot sauce (1/2 c tapatio, 1/2 c butter , 1/2 c olive oil). I also added some celery. The gluten free version is just as good as the original. Thank you so much for this awesome recipe!!

Dec 28, 2014

great recipe only thing i did different was i used one and half chickens instead of one .all enjoyed

Sep 09, 2014

Very good. My wing eating boys loved it. It makes enough to feed a small football team too

Sep 03, 2014

This recipe was good! My daughter has been asking for Macaroni and cheese so I figured why not try this recipe it has her two favorite foods buffalo chicken and mac an cheese lol So it was a nice surprise for her for dinner this evening on her first day back to school! She liked it Alot! I thought it was ok I have zero complaints. My only changes were I did omit the breadcrumbs on top and I cubed up chicken breast. I will Probably make this again for my daughter if she requests it again!


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  • Calories
  • 917 kcal
  • 46%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67.1 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 180 mg
  • 60%
  • Fat
  • 53.3 g
  • 82%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 44.7 g
  • 89%
  • Sodium
  • 1730 mg
  • 69%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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