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Wings and football go hand in hand – but as football season drives on, your game day eats may be in need of a little shaking up. These buffalo chicken bites turn the classic dip into a bite sized popper perfect for your next tailgate or Monday night football party. They’re so tasty they’ll leave you craving football season year-round.

Yield:
About 20, varies based on size of bites made

Ingredients
3 cups of cooked chicken, shredded
½ cup hot sauce (I used Frank’s Wing Sauce)
½ cup soft cream cheese
2 cups shredded Tillamook Sharp Cheddar
¼ cup finely chopped green onion
1 cup flour
3 eggs
4 cups corn flakes

Preparation
Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (I used tin foil and the bites got stuck, if you don’t have wax paper handy, sprinkle a layer of cornflakes and bake the bites on top). Combine chicken, cream cheese, hot sauce, cheese, and green onions in a bowl and set aside. Crush cornflakes using a potato masher, mallet, or using your hands (which I did). Once broken into small pieces, set aside in a bowl.

In a separate bowl, beat your eggs and set aside. Then dump your flour into a shallow bowl or dish. Take a spoonful of the chicken and cheese mixture and roll into a small bite-sized ball. Roll each ball into the flour first, then into the beaten eggs, and then coat in corn flakes and set onto baking sheet. Bake your bites for 20-25 minutes, remove from own and let cool for just a minute or two. Serve with ranch (you can make your own using Tillamook Sour Cream) and enjoy!

If you’re looking for an extra kick of flavor, try using Special Reserve Extra Sharp Cheddar or adding diced jalapenos to the mix!

4 comments

Scotty dawg

Man this looks so good, I think I will make some tonight. cant find the xtra reserve sharp so I will get the sharp...

October 19th, 2013 at 9:53 am

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Scotty,

Thanks for your comment! I'm sure the bites will be just as tasty with the Sharp Cheddar. Let us know how they turns out!

Best,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

October 23rd, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Heather @ French Press

these look like the perfect game day food!

January 29th, 2014 at 7:23 pm

Callie

Tillamook Team

Thanks, Heather! We have a few more recipes you might like in our Superbowl Recipe Roundup post. Hope you have a blast watching the game!

Best,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

January 31st, 2014 at 4:12 pm
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