Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Making your own taquitos right at home couldn’t be any easier with these buffalo chicken taquitos!  Serve these taquitos for dinner or even an appetizer.  Buffalo Chicken Taquitos It’s kind of become a tradition for us to eat taquitos while we watch The Walking Dead, and since the new season started we’ve reinstated taquito night.  We’re such rebels, I know. 

Ever since making my baked cream cheese chicken taquitos, my husband has been on a mission to make every kind of taquito imaginable.  Some of his ideas have been a little, well, crazy or off the wall.  But when he mentioned a buffalo version I knew he had come up with a winner. Buffalo Chicken Taquitos These taquitos are kind of a fusion of my buffalo chicken dip and these taquitos, which are two of the more popular recipes on my site.  I can’t blame you all though, I love both of these recipes too because they’re delicious.  So I got to work in the kitchen to combine both of these dishes and the end result was pretty incredible.

These taquitos are a little healthier than the store bought versions since they’re baked instead of fried.  Also knowing that there’s actual meat in them too is always a good thing, right?  You can definitely taste the buffalo sauce in these taquitos, but I can assure you they’re not too spicy.  These taquitos are perfect dipped in a little ranch too.  Ranch is always necessary. Buffalo Chicken Taquitos These taquitos make a great quick dinner option because they’re easy to put together and only need to bake for about 15 minutes.  These would make a great appetizer for football season too.  Hope you enjoy these as much as we did!

Buffalo Chicken Taquitos
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Making your own taquitos right at home couldn't be any easier with these buffalo chicken taquitos! Serve these taquitos for dinner or even an appetizer.
  • 3 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbsp. buffalo sauce
  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (or your favorite kind)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1/2 tsp.)
  • 10 flour tortillas
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil or spray well with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese and buffalo sauce and mix until smooth. Add in the chicken, cheese, and garlic and stir until fully combined.
  3. Spoon 2-3 tbsp. of the mixture into each tortilla and roll tightly. Place the each taquito seam side down on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and enjoy!
Leftover taquitos can be stored in an airtight container and refrigerated for up to five days.


Writing Process Blog Tour

So today I’m not sharing a recipe, but doing something a little different on Live Well Bake Often!  The writing process tour is kind of a fun way to learn more about what goes on behind the blog and about how I write.  If this isn’t your thing, then feel free to skip over this post.  I’ll have a delicious football party appetizer to share with you all on Thursday!

I was nominated by Sarah from Whole and Heavenly Oven for this challenge.  If you don’t already know Sarah, you should definitely click over to her blog.  Sarah was one of the first bloggers to find my blog and we instantly became blogging BFF’s.  Because that is a real thing, you know.  She has amazing recipes and every time she posts a new one I want to go make it like right at that moment.  Not kidding.  Like these ultimate gluten-free fudge brownies, these are what dreams are made of people. 


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