Super Bowl Snack : Buffalo Chicken Pockets Recipe

This year, my team, the New England Patriots, didn’t make it the big game, but that doesn’t mean I won’t be attending any Super Bowl parties. For me, it’s all about the Cold Play half time show, the food, and the commercials.

Coming from Georgia, it’s hard to go to any game day, office potluck, or social gathering without encountering “Buffalo Chicken Dip”. It’s pretty much a southern staple and everyone seems to have their own special way of making it.

I’m not a big fan of dips,myself. Something about thought¬†of people double dipping just doesn’t sit well with me. (Slight germaphobe). So I decided to make the dip portable and personal by putting it in a pocket of warm flaky croissant. They are definitely a crowd pleaser, as I made two batches and they were gone within an hour! You’ll thank me later ūüėČ

 

Buffalo Chicken Pockets 

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¬Ĺ cup Frank’s hot sauce or cayenne pepper sauce
  • ¬ľ cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup , shredded cheddar-jack blend (4 ounces)
  • ¬ľ cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 pound chicken breast, cooked and shredded or canned chicken breast¬†
  • 1 tube of Pillsbury Crescent rolls¬†

 

Directions 


  1. In a bowl, beat softened cream cheese on low and add in hot sauce, blue cheese, cheddar-jack cheese, and green onions. Beat until blended.
  2. Stir shredded chicken into mixture with a spatula.
  3. Unroll crescent rolls and separate into triangles.
  4. Place a spoon of the mixture in the middle of the dough. 
  5. Fold the dough over the mixture, creating a pocket or turnover.  
  6. Place in the oven, heated at 375 degrees and bake for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. 

 

You may also want to check out my other Game Day recipes for Guacamole and Pico de Gallo

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2 comments on “Super Bowl Snack : Buffalo Chicken Pockets Recipe

  1. I can’t wait to try these…I was thinking if doing a buff chick dip for sunday but now I think I will make these. Thank you!

  2. Those look amazing! And so Simple!

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