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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...


Quentin’s Air-Fryer Peach-Bourbon Wings

My father and husband love bourbon flavor, so I add it to tangy wings air-fried in peach preserves. Stand back...


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....

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...


Chicken Wings Fricassee

6 reviews

These old-fashioned sautéed chicken wings with flavorful gravy are equally impressive and inexpensive. They usually draw compliments—and second helpings.—Sundra Lewis,...

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...


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...


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....


Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings

11 reviews

The meat literally falls off the bones of these wings! Spice lovers will get a kick out of the big...


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...


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...

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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...


Spicy Maple Chicken Wings

10 reviews

“My girls and I often ask my husband to make us his famous chicken wings. They’re sweet, yet spicy, and...


Spicy Chicken Wings

14 reviews

This is a family recipe from a woman in our church. We increased the quantity to feed hungry teens at...


Spicy BBQ Chicken Wings

For zesty appetizers that win big every time, we glaze chicken wings with barbecue sauce, a little heat and a...


Spicy Ranch Chicken Wings

9 reviews

“My mother gave me this recipe more than 10 years ago,” writes Tracy Peters of Corinth, Mississippi. “Since then, I’ve...