Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This chicken is so creamy and delicious!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of mushroom
  • 1/2 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 1 - packet(s) ranch dressing mix
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 8 - oz. cream cheese**
  • Side: - box(es) egg noodles**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken into the slow cooker insert. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the cream of mushroom soup, chicken stock, Ranch dressing mix and minced garlic. Pour over the chicken. Do NOT add the cream cheese at the start of slow cooking.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. With 30 minutes left in the cooking cycle, stir in the cream cheese. Stir it well, then close the lid and let the slow cooking cycle finish.
  4. Cook the egg noodles, as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken over noodles with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup, 1 cup chicken stock, 2 packets Ranch dressing mix and 2 tsp minced garlic.
  2. Open 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared sauce
  • Do NOT add the cream cheese to freezer bag

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. WIth 30 minutes left in cooking cycle, shred the chicken and stir in the cream cheese as directed.

Special notes

You can find a homemade cream of mushroom soup recipe on 5DollarDinners.com.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free cream of mushroom soup (Pacific Foods brand) and serve over rice or GF pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. WIth 30 minutes left in cooking cycle, shred the chicken and stir in the cream cheese as directed.
Serve over egg noodles with salad.

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