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Cranberry Pecan Chicken Bake Recipe

This Cranberry Pecan Chicken Bake is a family favorite at our house. The sweet and tangy sauce, with a little texture and crunch of the pecans makes the perfect dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken, Cranberry Pecan Chicken, Easy Chicken Dinner, Oven Baked Chicken recipe
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 635kcal


  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Aluminum Foil


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 14 ounces whole cranberry sauce
  • 16 ounces catalina dressing
  • 1 ounce onion soup mix packet
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 6 cups cooked rice


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place chicken breasts in prepared dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together cranberry sauce, dressing and onion soup mix.
  • Fold in craisins and chopped pecans and pour over chicken.
  • Cover pan with foil and bake for 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve over cooked rice.


  • I love the sweet and savory sauce in this recipe and it goes perfectly over rice.


Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1099mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg