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Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a fun and easy appetizer or side dish made with just a few simple ingredients. You get the great flavor of the spicy buffalo sauce, and crunchy Cauliflower, and the great taste of a secret ingredient.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizers, buffalo, cauliflower, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Author Rob


  • 1 large head of Cauliflower - washed and cut into florets

  • 2 tbsp. garlic salt

  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder

  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar substitute

  • 2 tbsp. onion powder

  • 2 tbsp. paprika

  • 2 tbsp. cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • parsley for garnish - Optional

  • 1 tbsp.  sesame oil

  • 1 cup Franks Buffalo Sauce


  1. First, rinse the Cauliflower and cut it into florets, and set aside. 

  2. Melt the butter in the microwave, and mix the half and half with the butter..

  3. Place the Cauliflower in a bowl, and pour the butter mixture and sesame oil over the florets, and toss to coat.

  4. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  5.  Mix the dry mix together, and stir until well blended.  Sprinkle the dry mix over the florets, and coat the florets with the dry mix.

  6. Place the coated florets on the parchment lined cookie sheet, and place the cookie sheet in the oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

  7. After the 20 minutes, remove the Cauliflower, and drizzle the Franks Buffalo Sauce over the florets, and place back in the oven for 10 - 15 minutes, or until the sauce is thick, and the florets are crunchy. 

  8. Serve with Celery sticks and Blue Cheese dressing.  Enjoy!