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Slow Cooker Cheesy BBQ Chicken Bacon Sandwiches Recipe

These sandwiches are delicious and so easy to throw together. Make them on a night you know that you are going to be busy
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq chicken sandwich, slow cooker chicken
Servings: 8
Calories: 821kcal


  • Slow Cooker
  • Baking Sheet


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 16 ounces bbq sauce
  • 16 ounces bacon fully cooked
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 rolls or buns


  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker and pour bottle of BBQ sauce on top of them.
  • Cook on low for about 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours. 
  •  Shred chicken and set aside.
  • Set oven at 425 degrees. Split onion rolls in half and lay on a large baking sheet covered in foil.
  •  Put some shredded BBQ chicken on the top of half of the bun. Place 2-3 strips of bacon on top of the chicken and top with a handful of shredded cheese.
  • Put the baking sheet in the oven and bake for about 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Place other half of bun on top of the melted cheese and serve.


Calories: 821kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 71g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 878mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 457IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 229mg | Iron: 1mg