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Cheddar Baked Chicken Recipe

This Cheddar Baked Chicken is coated in a cheesy, buttery, crumb and Corn Flake breading and baked to perfection. This easy baked chicken comes out perfectly tender every time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken, baked not fried, Best chicken recipe, Cheddar Baked Chicken, Cheesy Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 496kcal


  • ½ cup butter (divided)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 cup corn flakes (crushed)
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Melt 1/4 cup butter and pour melted butter in an even layer in a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper, and garlic powder; set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together eggs and milk; set aside.
  • In a third bowl, combine cheddar cheese, bread crumbs and crushed Corn Flakes; set aside.
  • Dip each chicken breast in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture and finish by coating it in the Corn Flake mixture.
  • Place coated chicken breasts in prepared pan and use the remaining butter to put a pat of butter on top of each piece of chicken.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 961mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 883IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 4mg