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Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie


posted: 09/28/16

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This Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie is an easy dinner recipe that your family will gobble up! Total comfort food!

In a casserole dish, the Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie has golden brown biscuits covering the filling.


So since the kids have started school I’ve been working with them on seeing mistakes as a good thing, you know because you learned something. A difficult ask for these Type A kiddos of mine bent on perfectionism . . . so weird, I wonder where they got that from.


Ya’ll, it has totally come back to bite me.

In a blue casserole dish, the Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie has a bright red filling from the buffalo sauce and covered by golden brown biscuits.

I have had so.many. recipe fails lately! And craft fails! And photography fails! And honestly, I don’t even want to talk about the video fails. I just can’t. Can I complain to you about how bitter I feel about recipe fails? They make me so angry. So angry. It’s not even just the wasted ingredients, though that’s tough to swallow too (HA!), it’s the wasted time! In a world in which I am mom, chef, chauffeur, tutor, and everything else for the family pluuuuuuuus working a more than full time job without childcare . . . I can’t deal with the wasted time invested in a recipe fail.

It makes me cry.

In a white bowl, a scoopful of the Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie fills it up and covered with a golden brown biscuit.

So then when my kids come home and tell me that they couldn’t get a problem in math or, oops they were wrestling on the playground and got punched in the nose #truestory . . . I mean, if I’m going to tell them mistakes are great because you learn from them, I’m really going to need to work on embracing cakes that fall flat and crafts that look like garbage, right?

Annnnnnnd, when this Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie came out perfect on the first try I nearly wept with joy. (It’s totally possible that I’m still overtired from having all the fun ever in San Francisco with a bunch of fellow bloggers last weekend.) But seriously, is it any surprise that it came out perfect? Chicken Pot Pie is such an easy staple and this is just a quick easy change up of it. If your family likes buffalo sauce they will love this.

I legit have eaten it for the last three meals. (Eeeep!!!)

In a casserole dish, the Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie has golden brown biscuits covering the filling.

Note:  I don’t like that usually in these types of recipes with the biscuits, the biscuits don’t quite cook all the way through. So with this recipe I just used a half pack, split them in half and only used nine halves total. They browned and cooked perfectly during the first half of the recipe and then I covered the whole dish with foil for the last half(ish) and then none of them were doughy and all of them were brown and crisp on top.


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Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

Serves: 6 servings
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Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 2 10.5 ounce cans of condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 2 celery ribs diced
  • 1/2 a yellow onion diced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 10.2 ounce container the half container of refrigerated flakey layer biscuit dough
  • 1/4 tsp paprika optional


  • In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter. Add the celery and onion and season with salt and pepper. Cook until translucent.
  • In the bottom of a 3 quart casserole dish, combine the condensed soup and buffalo sauce. Then stir in the chicken, frozen vegetables, sautéed vegetables, and cheese.
  • Divide the biscuits in half and place on top of mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and bake uncovered for 30 minutes. At 30 minutes (or when biscuits begin to turn golden), cover with foil and bake 20 more minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Author: Lisa Longley

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In a white bowl, a scoopful of the Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie fills it up and covered with a golden brown biscuit.

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  1. Karen @ The Food Charlatan says

    some mistakes you learn from and some you just cry over. I made a THIRD pie today. gah! so glad it turned out finally. you are so smart using half the biscuits!!!!!!

  2. [email protected] says

    Food photography is my biggest struggle! I love the cooking, and can handle recipe failures, but photography is HARD!

    Looks like you nailed this recipe!

    • Lisa Longley says

      First, thank you Ashley! Also, let’s join forces, lol! I’d love to just do the shooting these days, lololol!

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