Crockpot Buffalo Wings

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These delicious Crockpot buffalo wings are super easy to make! This is the best way to make slow cooker wings for appetizers, dinners, or parties!

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Did you know you can make something like chicken wings in the Crockpot? This is my favorite kitchen appliance for a reason folks…it can do EVERYTHING!

You may have checked out this easy way to make rice in the Crockpot or maybe you’ve even baked a pineapple upside down cake in your slow cooker, but now we’re taking on the ultimate in finger foods – wings!

Here we see the bowl full of finished buffalo wings made in the slow cooker.

My family likes wings but I hate the idea of serving up a deep fried dinner. This recipe takes away all of that. I toss the wings into the crockpot, finish them in the oven, and no one is any the wiser.

The flavors are great and the oven crisps them up nicely so that the Crockpot buffalo wings aren’t soggy or limp!

Here’s what you’ll need to make Crockpot buffalo wings:

If you want to cut your own wings you can also use the whole wings and just trim them down. It’s really easy with a pair of kitchen shears so just use whatever you have, can get, or whatever is on sale!

One of the finished wings being dipped in ranch before eating.

You can also adjust the sauces to your liking. I like to mix my buffalo sauce with barbecue so that they’re not too spicy, if you like a little more kick you can add some cayenne pepper to the mix or use more of the buffalo sauce and less of the bbq sauce!

In either case, we’ll be using a combination of honey barbecue sauce, buffalo wing sauce, and then we’ll cook up about 3 pounds of chicken wingettes and drumettes!

For this recipe you’ll want at least a 3 1/2 quart slow cooker. I usually use my 5 quart slow cooker because it’s easier and there’s more room…also, I’m usually making a little more than 3 pounds of wings at a time to feed the whole family plus have some leftovers.

Top down look at the finished wings drizzled with ranch.

How to make slow cooker chicken wings:

This recipe is really simple, you’ll love it! Remember, you don’t want to skip the broiling part of this recipe because it will give the wings a nice crisp texture on the outside!

The sauced wings are ready to serve.

Spray a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. 

Place chicken in a slow cooker. 

In a small bowl, stir together barbecue sauce and Buffalo wing sauce. 

Pour over chicken wings. Stir to coat. Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 3 hours.

Image shows the finished Crockpot buffalo wings ready to serve.

Set the oven to broil and line a baking sheet with foil. Using a slotted spoon or fork, place the chicken wings on the prepared pan.

Broil the tops of the chicken wings about 3 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes or until browned, turning halfway through broiling time. 

Serve with remaining sauce for dipping.

Looking for more delicious Crockpot recipes to try?

I use the slow cooker for everything from dessert to breakfast. You can too! Check out some of these other delicious recipes. Don’t miss out on this easy breakfast casserole, monkey bread, and my favorite lava cake recipe!

These finished wings have ranch drizzled over the top.

Of course you can also make other dinner recipes in the Crockpot, like my fabulous beef ribs, chicken and dumplings, or this delicious chili! I also make things like carnitas and tacos in the slow cooker! If you like classic chicken recipes try out this lemon pepper chicken made in the slow cooker!

Don’t miss out on these other delicious wing recipes too!

Featured image showing the finished Crockpot buffalo wings ready to eat.

Crockpot Buffalo Wings

Yield: 8 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes

These delicious Crockpot buffalo wings are super easy to make! This is the best way to make slow cooker wings for appetizers, dinners, or parties!

Ingredients

  • 3 lb chicken wingettes and drumettes
  • 1 cup honey barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup Buffalo wing sauce

Instructions

  1. Spray a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Place chicken in a slow cooker.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together barbecue sauce and Buffalo wing sauce.
  4. Pour over chicken wings. Stir to coat. Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 3 hours.
  5. Set the oven to broil and line a baking sheet with foil. Using a slotted spoon or fork, place the chicken wings on the prepared pan.
  6. Broil the tops of the chicken wings about 3 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes or until browned, turning halfway through broiling time.
  7. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 535Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 165mgSodium 946mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 0gSugar 37gProtein 42g

These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.

Another pin showing the finished wings with the title across the middle.

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