Baked Broccoli Buffalo Bites

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A great Game Day snack that’s spicy and delicious! This is a really easy recipe to make with simple ingredients that will wow your friends! Dip with Ranch dressing!


  • 1-2 crowns of broccoli cut into medium-sized florets
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Ranch or blue cheese dressing for serving
  • Carrots and celery sticks for serving


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, water, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper until batter is smooth. Add broccoli to batter and toss to coat.
  • Spread broccoli onto the prepared baking sheet in a single layer with space between them. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 to 25 minutes, flipping over halfway through.
  • In another small bowl, combine the hot sauce, melted butter and lemon juice until well blended. Brush the buffalo sauce mixture on the broccoli.
  • Return to the oven and bake until they start to brown, about 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with ranch dressing, carrots, grape tomatoes and sliced yellow squash, if desired.