Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole: Boyd Street Kitchen


Don’t you just love Pinterest?  Looking around today, I found this chicken recipe that sounds easy and delicious.  It’s CHICKEN CRESCENT ROLL CASSEROLE from Kristen at tastebook.com.  (hint:  the creamy chicken mixture is stuffed inside the roll)

"Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole via Boyd Street Kitchen"

Photo from tastebook.com

Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole

prep time:

30 minutes
cook time:
30 minutes
total time:
1 hour
Makes 6 servings

ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese or swiss cheese (or any cheese of choice)
  • 1/2 cup 18% table cream (or use whipping cream)
  • FILLING
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (very soft)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (very soft but not melted)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped (can use green onions)
  • 2 large cooked chicken breasts, finely chopped (or use about 2 cups, can use cooked turkey)
  • 1/2-3/4 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt (or use 1/2 teaspoon white salt or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 2-4 tablespoons mayonnaise or whipping cream
  • 1-2 cup grated cheddar cheese (for topping)

directions

  • 1

     Set oven to 350°F.

  • 2

     Butter a casserole dish (any size to hold crescent rolls).

  • 3

     In a saucepan, mix half and half cream, 3/4 cup grated cheese (can use more cheese if desired) and undiluted chicken soup (can season with black pepper if desired).

  • 4

     Heat just until the cheese melts (do not boil).

  • 5

     For the filling — (make certain that the cream cheese and butter are very soft) in a bowl, mix the soft cream cheese with butter until very smooth, then add in garlic powder (if using).

  • 6

     Add in the chopped chicken, onion and cheddar cheese; mix well until combined.

  • 7

     Add in 2 tablespoons whipping cream or mayonnaise; mix to combine (add in a little more if the mixture seems too dry).

  • 8

    . Season with seasoned salt or white and black pepper to taste.

  • 9

    . Unroll the crescent rolls.

  • 10

     Place 1 heaping tablespoon chicken mixture (or a little more) on top of each crescent triangle, then roll up starting at the thicker end.

  • 11

     Drizzle a small amount of soup mixture on the bottom of the dish.

  • 12

    . Then place the crescent rolls seam-side down on top of the creamed mixture in the casserole.

  • 13

     Drizzle the remaining sauce on top (you don’t have to use the full amount of cream sauce, just use as much as desired) and sprinkle with 1 cup (or more) grated cheese, or amount desired.

  • 14

     Bake for about 30 minutes.

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Posted on September 25, 2012, in Chicken, Main Dishes, Recipes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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