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Halloween Buffalo Chicken Skillet Dip

Having people over to eat, drink, and be scary this Halloween? Kick the boring chips and salsa to the side and serve up this unique alternative. This creamy, cheesy dip has a kick of buffalo sauce as well as warm bread baked right in, and the fun jack-o’-lantern shape makes it a centerpiece and snack all in one. Trust us … your guests will be screaming for more!

Servings: 12


2 c. chicken, cooked and shredded

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

½ c. Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

½ c. cheddar cheese, shredded

½ c. buffalo sauce

½ c. ranch dressing

2 tubes refrigerated pizza dough

4 oz. cheddar cheese, cubed into 16 pieces

2 tbsp. butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. In a bowl, combine chicken, cream cheese, Monterey Jack, cheddar, buffalo sauce, and ranch.

  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 tube of pizza dough. Cut out shapes for eyes and a mouth.

  4. Bake pieces for 12 minutes, or until they are golden brown, slightly risen, and cooked through.

  5. Cut the remaining dough into 8 squares. Place a cube of cheese on each one and roll into balls. Repeat with the other tube of pizza dough.

  6. Place in a ring around the edges of a greased, oven-safe skillet or dish.

  7. Fill the middle of the dish with the dip filling.

  8. Bake for 35 minutes.

  9. Coat all of the dough with melted butter. Arrange the dough face pieces on the dip.

  10. Enjoy!


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