From “tried and true” to “exciting and new!”

Buffalo chicken dip is a perennial favorite at parties, tailgates and picnics, so Chef Angela Wadlington at Chick-fil-A’s test kitchen had her work cut out for her when she challenged the classic.

But, she successfully took the decades-old recipe from “tried and true” to “exciting and new!” The combination of creamy, spicy and cheesy flavors make this kicked-up version everyone’s favorite party guest!



½ cup mayonnaise

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

2 tablespoons blue cheese, crumbled

8 oz. container of Chick-fil-A Zesty Buffalo Sauce (can be purchased at your Chick-fil-A restaurant)

1/3 cup green onion

1½ cups Chick-fil-A Spicy chicken filets (approx. 2 and ½ filets), breading removed and chicken shredded

1 cup bagel chips, finely crushed, plus more for dipping


Heat oven to 350°F.

  1. Crush bagel chips in Ziploc bag for to create topping.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, cream cheese, sharp cheddar cheese, blue cheese, 8-ounce container of Chick-fil-A Zesty Buffalo Sauce, green onion and spicy chicken. Mix well.

  3. Grease an 8x8” square pan.
  4. Spread chicken mixture evenly into pan.

  5. Top with finely crushed bagel crisps. 

  6. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. 
  7. Serve warm with bagel chips for dipping.

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