Easy Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe

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Crockpot cream cheese chicken recipe

Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken Freezer Meal

This crockpot cream cheese chicken recipe is one of my favorite freezer meals because it only takes about 10-minutes for me to prep it for freezing! I typically make multiple as well so that I have some easy backup dinners if I need them throughout the week.

This would be a great recipe to bring to a freezer meal group if you’re a part of one. Why? Because there aren’t many ingredients involved, and almost everyone likes this recipe once they try it.

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Preparing the Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken for the Freezer

Preparing the crockpot cream cheese chicken for the freezer is really easy. There are only 2 (or 3) ingredients that you have to actually freeze:

  • The chicken breasts – Put these in a large Ziploc freezer bag
  • The butter – Put the butter in a smaller Ziploc freezer bag, and then put that bag into the bag with the chicken
  • (Optional) The Italian seasoning – You can either freeze the seasoning inside the same bag you put the butter in, or you can store it in your pantry

The butter and the seasoning have to be in their own bag because you don’t want them to get all soggy once the chicken thaws.

For the other ingredients, the cream of chicken soup can stay in your pantry, and you can keep the cream cheese in your fridge.

Serving Tips

Every great dish needs a fitting side dish, right? This crockpot cream cheese chicken goes great with some noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes. You can also add your favorite veggies to make this meal even more healthy!

Let us know if you add any of your own ingredients to this recipe and how it turned out! We’re always looking for new ways to try old recipes. 

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Easy Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe

5 / 5 (1 review)
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 6 hours
Yield: 6 cups | Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 packet of dry zesty Italian seasoning
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 8 oz of cream cheese
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • ½ cup of water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. TO PREPARE FOR FREEZING:

  2. Bag Chicken and butter and label.
  3. Place spice packet and soup aside for pantry. (You can freeze the spice packet with the chicken, but if you do be sure to put it in a small sandwich bag along with the butter so they don’t get wet when the chicken thaws.)
  4. Keep cream cheese in the fridge.
  5. TO PREPARE AFTER FREEZING:

  6. Place frozen chicken in a crockpot.
  7. Melt butter and combine with seasoning and water.
  8. Pour over the chicken and cook on low for 5-6 hours.
  9. About 45 minutes before chicken is done combine soup and cream cheese heat on the stove and pour over chicken to heat for remaining 45 minutes.
  10. Serve over rice, noodles or potatoes.

Notes

You can add broccoli or a mixed frozen veggie with the chicken.

Ingredients: Butter, Chicken, Cream Cheese, Cream of Chicken Soup, Italian Seasoning, Pepper, Salt, Water
Meal Type: Main Dish
Categories: Meat and Poultry, Make Ahead/Freezer Meal, Slow Cooker

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