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36 Chicken Wings That’ll Change Your Appetizer Spread

Chicken wings are the perfect party finger food, from backyard barbecues to game-day buffets. These deliciously different chicken wing recipes take you beyond buffalo sauce.

Nacho Wings

1 review

I love wings. I love nachos. Together, they’re the perfect pairing! This recipe earned an award in a wings and...


Slow-Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings

My neighbor once shared these slow-cooker sticky chicken wings with me at a potluck, and they have been a family...


Spicy Butterscotch Wings

6 reviews

We love big-time-spicy chicken wings. I do a caramel sauce to balance the heat, but you could also glaze the...


Mexican Chicken Wings

2 reviews

I make these spicy appetizers for parties and football games and never have any leftovers. The hot wings contrast nicely...

Barbecue Chicken Wings

8 reviews

I got this spicy recipe from a friend but altered the ingredient amounts to adjust the hotness of the sauce....


Barbecue Wings

1 review

Growing up near Buffalo, New York, I was exposed to the famous Buffalo wing. In search of a version that...

Best Barbecue Wings

21 reviews

My husband always calls this recipe "finger-licking good," and these BBQ wings really are to die for! The sauce is...


Cranberry Hot Wings

1 review

Chicken wings get special treatment from cranberry sauce, a little citrus and a touch of hot sauce in this no-fuss...


Orange-Pecan Hot Wings

3 reviews

We like to use oranges and orange juice in lots of different ways—we even have an orange tree in our...


Spicy Hot Wings

1 review

"Friends and family go wild when I serve these tongue-tingling baked chicken wings," relates Anna Free of Loudonville, Ohio. "The...

Party Chicken Wings

8 reviews

These moist wings—marinated overnight in a soy sauce, mustard and brown sugar mixture—are excellent party appetizers. At our house, they're...


Like ‘Em Hot Wings

2 reviews

These spicy Buffalo-style chicken wings are wonderfully seasoned. They are an easy, crowd-pleasing snack that disappears quickly. —Myra Innes, Auburn,...


Spicy Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

1 review

These fall-off-the-bone-tender wings have just the right amount of heat. The cool blue cheese dressing creates the perfect flavor combination...


Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

1 review

For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


Grilled Spicy Chicken Wings

These Tex-Mex inspired wings are great as a party appetizer, but I also use them for dinner. Just pair the...

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Grilled Peach BBQ Chicken Wings

7 reviews

These wings make an irresistible addition to any backyard get-together! —Silvana Nardone, Brooklyn, New York


Tangy Barbecue Wings

20 reviews

I took these slow-cooked wings to work, and they vanished before I even got a bite! The tangy sauce is...


Barbecued Hot Wings

2 reviews

"My husband can't get enough of these spicy chicken wings," notes Anita Carr of Cadiz, Ohio. "They're excellent appetizers at...


Favorite Hot Wings

For parties, I like to make these wings in advance and keep them warm in a slow cooker. The mild...


Ginger-Orange Wings

3 reviews

The sweet-and-sour sauce in this recipe was originally for pork spareribs, but my family has always enjoyed it this way....


Sticky Chicken Wings

2 reviews

You'll want to keep an extra stack of napkins nearby once people start reaching for these sweet and sticky wings....


Lip-Smackin’ BBQ Chicken

4 reviews

The kids always say “prepare to lick your lips” when we have friends over for barbecue chicken. I’m proud of...


Honey-Mustard Chicken Wings

11 reviews

For a change from spicy Buffalo sauce, try these sweet and sticky wings. There's a good chance they'll become your...

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Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Wings

7 reviews

These slow cooker wings are a fun appetizer for gatherings. I sometimes like to serve the saucy chicken over rice...


Grilled Glazed Drummies

11 reviews

My family prefers these mild-tasting chicken wings more than the traditional hot wings. They are great for any gathering. —Laura...


Marinated Chicken Wings

16 reviews

I've made these nicely flavored chicken wings many times for get-togethers. They're so moist and tender—I always get lots of...


Sweet Gingered Chicken Wings

2 reviews

I first tasted this delicious chicken dish when I attended a class on using honey in cooking. When I prepare...


Honey-Barbecue Chicken Wings

6 reviews

These wings get loads of flavor from the slightly sweet honey-barbecue sauce they’re tossed in. They’re just the tiniest bit...


Cola Hot Wings

6 reviews

These delectable wings are so easy to make, and they offer year-round versatility, from summer cookouts to autumn tailgates. My...