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Is it even game day without game day buffalo hot wings? This classic appetizer is a total crowd pleaser and one of my most popular Super Bowl recipes. |

Game Day Buffalo Hot Wings

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  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
  • Diet: Gluten Free


No matter which team is winning, you will score big and please your crowd with these game day buffalo hot wings.


  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken wings (approximately 20-25 split wings)
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/3 cup buttermelted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese or ranch dip (optional, for serving)
  • celerycut into 2 inch pieces (optional, for serving)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 F.
  2. Remove the tips of the wings and discard. Using a knife, separate the wings at the joint.
  3. Bake wings for 15 minutes, then flip. Continue to bake for another 15 minutes until crispy.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together together the hot sauce and butter.
  5. Toss the cooked wings in the hot sauce mixture until fully coated.
  6. Serve with blue cheese or ranch dressing and celery sticks.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American