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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
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4.2 from 10 votes

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese is a stovetop mac and cheese that is super creamy and spicy. Shredded cooked chicken gets mixed in making this a one dish meal. Sprinkle blue cheese crumbles, green onions, and more hot sauce on top for extra flavor.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword spicy
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8


  • 8 ounces uncooked macaroni pasta
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened and cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Frank's hot sauce
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 green onions, sliced


  • Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add flour. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a simmer. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and dry mustard. 
  • Once thickened, turn heat to low and add cream cheese. Stir until melted.
  • Add Monterey Jack cheese and cheddar cheese. Stir until melted.
  • Stir in sour cream and hot sauce.
  • Stir in macaroni, chicken and blue cheese. Sprinkle with green onions.