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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...


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

7 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

14 reviews

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


Buffalo Chicken Wings

3 reviews

Hot wings got their start in Buffalo, New York, in a kitchen. Although there was no game on at the...


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

4 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

4 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

2 reviews

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

6 reviews

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


Parmesan Chicken Wings

5 reviews

Over the many years I've been cooking, I've had my share of flops, but these well-seasoned chicken wings have never...


Tangy Barbecue Wings

24 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

1 review

"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

1 review

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

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Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings

6 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

5 reviews

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


Grilled Glazed Drummies

8 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

14 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...