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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"My family's favorite comfort food!"

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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
Aug 18, 2015

I followed the recipe exactly as written. We didn't like it at all.

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 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!!

Apr 30, 2014

Great if you love anything buffalo. The only thing I changed was the chicken. 3 boneless skinless chicken breast rubbed with a chicken season rub. Cooked until almost done. Then pulled the chicken and added it to the sauce mixture.

Aug 09, 2015

Made as written - only exception, added blue cheese crumbles. yummmmmmmy. We love buffalo anything, this recipe did not disappoint. Happy hubby, definite keeper.

Apr 05, 2015

YUMMY!!!!! Try using a package of taco seasoning in place of ranch. This recipe is a huge hit at our house!!!

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!


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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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