Cold Buffalo Cheese Dip

Cold Buffalo Cheese Dip

The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Yield: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
148 Calories
15g Fat
2g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 325mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 62mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This flavorful Buffalo cheese dip is made with only four ingredients. Cream cheese, mayonnaise, and Buffalo wing sauce are combined with some chopped celery for a crunchy, tasty dip. The dip is perfect for chicken wings or fried chicken strips. Or serve it with vegetable sticks or chips.

The basic dip is served cold, but there are many variations you might want to consider, including baked dips. Sour cream can be used instead of mayonnaise, and shredded cheese is another possible addition. Take a look at the variations for some other ideas.

It's a delicious dip to serve your game day gathering or make it for a party or potluck. 

Serve the dip with vegetable dippers, chips, or crackers.


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened, cut into cubes

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup Buffalo wing sauce, more to taste

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Cold Buffalo Cheese Dip ingredients

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  2. In a bowl with a hand-held stick blender or in a food processor, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, wing sauce, and celery. Blend or process until smooth.

    in a food processor, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, wing sauce, and celery

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  3. Serve the dip with chicken wings, chicken strips, vegetable dippers, or crackers.

    Cold Buffalo Cheese Dip

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  • If you're not sure about the heat, use 3 to 4 tablespoons of the wing sauce and add more to the blender, tasting between pulses, to suit your taste.

Recipe Variation

  • If you prefer a hot or warm dip, blend the chopped celery into the cream cheese and mayonnaise mixture and spread in a 1-quart baking dish. Layer with about 1 cup of diced cooked chicken breast, 1/3 cup of Buffalo wing sauce, 1/2 cup of blue cheese salad dressing. Top with 1 to 2 cups of shredded cheddar jack cheese. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for about 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbling.
  • Add some blue cheese crumbles to the dip for a spicy blue cheese dip for wings.

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