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BEST Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings ~ easy, no-fail recipe for crispy oven-fried spicy buffalo ranch chicken wings. Use Frank's Buffalo or your favorite.
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Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings

Crispy buffalo chicken wings marinated in spicy buttermilk and baked for bold, delicious flavor.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 879kcal


  • 4 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 package spicy ranch mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper OPTIONAL IF YOU WANT EXTRA SPICY!


Kitchen Tools:

  • baking sheet
  • wire rack
  • aluminum foil


  • Combine the buttermilk, buffalo sauce, ranch mix, salt and garlic powder in a medium bowl. *If you're including cayenne pepper, add it now.* Add the wings to the sauce turning repeatedly to evenly coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate 4-6 hours or overnight for best flavor.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil then place the baking rack on top. Spread the wings onto the sheet with space between them. 
  • Bake for 20 minutes then turn them and bake another 20 minutes.
  • Next broil for 4-6 minutes, turn and broil another 4-6 minutes until crispy all over. TIME WILL VARY BY OVEN SO WATCH CAREFULLY. Check the thickest part of the largest drummy with an instant read thermometer looking for 165°.
  • Remove the wings from the oven and enjoy!


Calories: 879kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.9g | Protein: 131.8g | Fat: 33.8g | Cholesterol: 404mg | Sodium: 1278mg | Potassium: 1134mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.8g | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 6mg