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Buffalo Fries

​All the delicious flavors of your favorite chicken wings are in these Buffalo Fries! Hot, crispy french fries, drizzled with tangy buffalo sauce, and topped with creamy ranch dressing and blue cheese crumbles. Perfect for game day!

overhead picture of buffalo fries

Buffalo Fries Recipe

Whether you’re looking for a quick appetizer to share with friends or a delicious snack to munch on during movie night, these Buffalo Ranch Fries are sure to hit the spot.

The combination of spicy buffalo sauce, tangy ranch dressing, and savory blue cheese crumbles is simply irresistible.

They taste just like buffalo chicken wings but without all the wings! I guess that’s kind of the point, LOL.

I love the flavors of buffalo sauce which is why I have a bunch of recipes with them. Check out my Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip, Buffalo Deviled Eggs, and Buffalo Popcorn.

Why I love this recipe:

  • Just a few ingredients!
  • Perfect for a crowd.
  • Adjust the spice level if needed.
  • Use your favorite toppings!
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individual ingredients for buffalo fries

Ingredients Needed

French fries – This uses frozen french fries but feel free to make homemade fries. Waffle fries work really well too.

Buffalo wing sauce – Homemade buffalo sauce is best or sub Texas Pete or Frank’s Red Hot sauce.

Ranch dressing – Use homemade ranch dressing or store-bought ranch dressing.

Blue cheese crumbles – Substitute blue cheese dressing if needed.

Garnish – Green onions are best.

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How to Make Buffalo Fries

First: Place fries in a large baking sheet and cook according to package directions.

Second: Remove from the oven and place on a serving platter or dish.

Third: Drizzle with hot sauce and ranch dressing.

Fourth: Sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles and garnish with green onions.

For the full recipe and detailed instructions, please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

fork with french fries with ranch dressing

What should I serve with buffalo fries?

I could eat these as a main course, especially if you add some shredded rotisserie chicken on them.

But if you want to serve some side dishes with them, these are some delicious options.

Dipping Sauces: Ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, honey mustard, sour cream, or even a spicy aioli works well.

Fresh Veggies: Balance out the fries with some fresh veggies such as carrot sticks, celery sticks, or cucumber slices.

Fruit: Another great option is to serve some fresh fruit alongside your fries.

Grapes, apple slices, and strawberries are all great choices that can provide a nice contrast to the spicy and savory flavors of the fries.

Salad: If you’re looking for a more substantial side dish, consider serving a side salad. A simple green salad with a light vinaigrette is best.

fork of buffalo fries

Can I use fresh fries instead of frozen?

While frozen fries are recommended for this recipe, you can certainly use fresh fries if you prefer. Just be sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Is there a way to make this recipe less spicy?

If you’re not a fan of spicy food, you can use less buffalo sauce or try a mild or medium wing sauce.

Can I use a different type of cheese instead of blue cheese?

Bleu cheese crumbles is what is typically served with hot wings and buffalo sauce but feel free to use your favorite.

Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, or even pepper jack cheese will work well with these.

side of fries with buffalo sauce

How long do these buffalo fries stay fresh?

These fries are best served immediately after cooking.

However, if you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Can you reheat them?

Yes, you can reheat buffalo fries in the oven or air fryer to restore their crispiness. But, they will not be as crispy as when you first made them because the sauces seep into the fries.

 Avoid reheating them in the microwave, as this can make them soggy.

Can you freeze them?

While it is possible to freeze Buffalo Fries, they will not be crispy any longer. Starting with frozen fries means you can make as much or as little as you like.

So there is not need to freeze them!

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Tapas Tips & Tricks

  • Bake the fries in a single layer so they all get crispy.
  • Deep fry them in vegetable oil for extra crispy fries. Drain on a paper towel before serving.
  • Top with chicken pieces for buffalo chicken fries!
  • Try with sweet potato fries too.
  • Use these in my French Fry Casserole if you like!

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fries with a drizzle of ranch dressing and hot sauce

This Buffalo Cheese Fries recipe is fun for anyone who loves buffalo wings. With just 4 ingredients you will have the perfect game day snack in less than 30 minutes!

overhead picture of buffalo fries

Buffalo Fries

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

​All the delicious flavors of your favorite chicken wings are in these Buffalo Fries! Hot, crispy french fries, drizzled with tangy buffalo sauce, and topped with creamy ranch dressing and blue cheese crumbles. Perfect for game day!

Ingredients

  • 28 ounces frozen french fries
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • ⅓ cup ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • Sliced green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Bake fries according to package directions.
  2. Remove from the oven and place on a serving platter or dish.
  3. Drizzle with hot sauce and ranch dressing.
  4. Sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles and garnish with green onions.
  5. Serve hot!

Notes

  • Bake the fries in a single layer so they all get crispy.
  • Deep fry them in vegetable oil for extra crispy fries. Drain on a paper towel before serving.
  • Top with chicken pieces for buffalo chicken fries!
  • Try with sweet potato fries too.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 970mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party. I can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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