A Close-Up Shot of Spicy Baked Wings on a White Plate

Classic Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 55 minutes
  • yield Yield: 30-35 wings 1x
  • category Category: Appetizer
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Juicy and tender chicken wings are seasoned to spicy perfection and smothered in your favorite buffalo sauce – these Classic Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings will have you shamelessly licking your fingers!



For the Chicken Wings

  • 3 lbs. chicken wings
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

For the Buffalo Sauce

  • 12 oz. of buffalo sauce of your choice (I use Frank’s Original or Frank’s Buffalo
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. In a small bowl add smoked paprika, garlic powder, chipotle chili powder and cinnamon.
  3. Add chicken to a large bowl. Pat chicken dry.
  4. Sprinkle with spice blend and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of canola oil. Toss to coat all the chicken.
  5. Place chicken on a wire rack lined baking sheet. (if you don’t have a wire rack, just spray the baking sheet with cooking spray)
  6. Bake for 40 minutes, flipping the chicken after 20 minutes.
  7. Turn the Broiler on to HIGH.
  8. Place chicken under broiler for 8-10 minutes, until browned.
  9. In the meantime, heat a medium sauce pan to medium heat. Add in buffalo sauce and coconut oil, stir until coconut oil is melted and sauce is warm, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  10. Remove chicken from oven. Place in a large bowl, pour the Buffalo sauce over the chicken wings. Using a pair of tongs, toss the wings to coat all of them with the sauce.
  11. Serve.


  • Serving Size: 4 wings + sauce
  • Calories: 340
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 4140 mg
  • Fat: 23 g
  • Saturated Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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