Buffalo Chicken Cupcakes

A mix between a buffalo chicken calzone in the shape of a cupcake…This recipe is perfect for Sunday night football watching, or any day of the week when you need a quick and simple meal.



1 Pillsbury pizza crust

4-6 chicken tenders/breasts

2 cups shredded mozzarella

1/2 of a large white onion

3/4 cup of Buffalo sauce


Equipment needed:

Cupcake pan, cutting board, large bowl, knife, pot to boil water, oven, measuring cups



Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Boil chicken until fully cooked.

Once cooked, shred chicken and place in a large bowl. Set aside.

Dice onion and place in same bowl as chicken.

Add 1 cup of shredded cheese and desired amount of buffalo sauce to same large bowl. Mix until fully coated in sauce.

On a cutting board open pizza crust from package and spread flat.

Leaving a few inches from the bottom, place buffalo mixture vertically along dough.

Starting from the bottom, roll dough over buffalo mixture until uniformed log-like-mound forms.

Slice 2-inch thick strips, place pieces into cupcake tin.

Add sprinkle of shredded cheese to top of “cupcakes”.

Bake for 8-14 minutes, or until crust is fully cooked through and cheese has become golden brown on top.

Let cool and enjoy!


Liz Gillis

Multimedia Editor


  1. Tasia October 04, at 14:18

    This sounds so yummy! I need to try this!

  2. Zipporah October 06, at 00:06

    I love these! Thanks for the recipe Liz! I can't wait to try to make them myself but they probably won't be as good as yours!!


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