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Chicken Crescent Casserole Recipe

This Chicken Crescent Casserole is sure to be on your regular meal rotation. It's the easiest recipe to make. Kids love it because it's loaded with chicken and topped with cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time32 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Casserole Recipe, Casserole, Chicken casserole, Easy Casserole Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 412kcal

Equipment

  • 9x9-inch baking pan
  • Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 10.5 ounces cream of chicken soup 1 can
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup milk

Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese 1 package, softened
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces Pillsbury crescent roll dough 1 package
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray a 9 x 9 casserole dish with non stick cooking spray
  • In a saucepan mix cream of chicken soup, cheese, and milk.
  • Heat just until the cheese melts, and then set aside.
  • For the filling, mix in a bowl the soft cream cheese with butter until very smooth, then add in garlic powder.
  • Add in the onion, cooked chicken, and mix well until combined.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon out a little bit of the soup mixture into the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Unroll the crescent rolls.
  • Place 1 heaping Tablespoon chicken mixture (or a little more) on top of each crescent triangle and the big end, then roll up starting at the big end.
  • Then place the crescent rolls seam-side down in the baking dish.
  • Spoon the remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with 2 cups of grated cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 1065mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 723IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 340mg | Iron: 1mg