Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Great served as dinner or an appetizer, these Buffalo Chicken Sliders are flavorful and simple. If you love the buffalo taste, you’ll love these simple sliders.

Buffalo Chicken sliders on plate

Simple Sliders

Hello again! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I’m excited to share one of my favorite recipes with you!

These buffalo chicken sliders are incredibly flavorful and delicious, and so easy to make. They’re perfect as an appetizer or snack, and great for parties! They are packed with buffalo chicken flavor and melty cheese, and pretty much irresistible!

If you’re a fan of buffalo-flavored food, then you will love these simple sliders.

Buffalo chicken sliders ingredients

How to Make Buffalo Sliders

One of my favorite things about these sliders is that they’re so easy to make. You’ll start with a package of King’s Hawaiian rolls, split them in half horizontally (being careful not to break apart the rolls), then use the bottom half to start layering on the toppings.

You’ll make a savory and flavorful chicken filling by mixing shredded rotisserie chicken, blue cheese dressing, and buffalo sauce, then spread it on the bottom layer of rolls.

Next, top with slices of cheddar cheese. You can never have enough cheese!

How to make buffalo chicken sliders process pics

Next you’ll layer the top layer of bread over the cheese, then brush the rolls with a mixture of melted butter and parsley.

Cover the rolls with foil and bake them for 20 minutes, then remove the cover and bake for an additional five minutes. The rolls will be crisp on top, but melty and gooey in the middle. Yum!

I like to serve these buffalo chicken sliders on a platter with blue cheese and celery, and let each person pull apart their own sandwich. I love that gooey, melty cheese!

Cheesy Buffalo sliders on plate with celery

Can you make Sliders ahead of time?

Yes, of course! We recommend making them up until you pour the melted butter on top, cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours in advance and then adding the butter right before baking.

Slider Variations

Use the same steps to make some other variations of this dish. Some of our favorites include:

  • Barbecue Chicken – Add Mozzarella/Swiss cheese with chicken mixed with bbq sauce
  • Club – Add your favorite cheese and tomatoes with chicken and/or ham mixed with ranch and bacon bits
  • Meatball – Add Mozzarella cheese with meatballs in tomato or marinara

Buffalo Chicken Sliders recipe

These buffalo chicken sliders have all the flavor I love in buffalo chicken wings, but in a crispy, melty, gooey slider. They’re perfect for game day, entertaining with friends, or just any time you need an extra delicious snack. They have a nice little kick without being overly spicy, and I love how flavorful they are. They are one of my favorite appetizers!

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Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe

5 from 14 votes
Great served as dinner, a snack, or appetizer, these Buffalo Chicken Sliders are flavorful and simple. If you love the buffalo taste, you'll love these simple sliders. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 133 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 package King's Hawaiian sweet dinner rolls
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 1/3 cup buffalo sauce
  • 6 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Without splitting the rolls apart, cut the entire package of rolls in half to create a top sheet and bottom sheet. Place the bottom sheet of rolls in a 9 x 13 pan.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the rotisserie chicken, blue cheese dressing, and buffalo sauce. Spread the chicken mixture over the bottom sheet of rolls.
  • Layer the cheddar cheese on top of the chicken mixture, covering it completely. Add the top sheet of rolls over the top of the cheese.
  • Brush the melted butter over the top of the rolls and sprinkle with the dried parsley.
  • Cover the pan with foil and bake 20 minutes, then uncover and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve hot with celery and blue cheese on the side.

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About the Author

Alicia Skousen

Hi! I’m Alicia and I blog at The Baker Upstairs. I am in love with all things food! I love to bake bread, cupcakes, cookies… you name it! When I’m not baking, I am running after my two adorable little girls, working as an RN, knitting, reading, and trying to squeeze in time with my husband every day.

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  1. 5 stars
    We love buffalo chicken, we love King’s Hawaiian rolls, this is a total no brainer. Can’t wait to try them for dinner!!

  2. 5 stars
    When it comes to cooking the easier the better. Especially when the dish tatses as good as thesE do!

  3. 5 stars
    Buffalo wings as sliders? If you like wings yOu’ll like this version as saNdwiches. There a bit heartier and more satisfying.

  4. 5 stars
    My kids love when I make these. I don’t very often. Not sure why not, they are so simple to put together. Love the blue cheese with them!

  5. 5 stars
    Buffalo chicken is one of my favorite things, so I love this take on a slider! Combines all my favorite things, but makes it such an easy grab and go snack.