Freezer Meal Recipe: Chicken Crescent Rolls

5 / 5 (1 review)

Easy chicken crescent rolls recipe!

This is an easy recipe to throw together for dinner and as a freezer meal! The chicken filling freezes well to enjoy for another time. Of course, if you want to make it for a meal right away, there is no need to freeze it. It can totally be an easy meal ready to serve in less than 30 minutes! Even better, double or triple the recipe, prepare some of it for today, and freeze the rest for another time.

The chicken filling is simple, but full of flavor. By the way, this recipe is a really great way to use up leftover chicken!

As mentioned above, you can freeze the filling part of the recipe for another day. You will want to keep a can of the crescent rolls, some milk, and a can of the cream of chicken on hand for when you are ready to enjoy the meal though.

I usually use about 1 to 2 tablespoons of filling per roll. Doesn’t have to be exact, just try to use up all of the filling somewhat evenly among the 8 rolls. For cooking the rolls, follow the instructions on the roll packaging. You can totally make your own crescent roll dough too, but the refrigerated, canned dough is super easy!

This recipe is really similar to one my mom made while I was growing up. We loved it with and without the gravy. I suppose it is similar to biscuits and gravy really, except that it has the chicken filling in there. It definitely fits in the “comfort food” category! Enjoy!

Here are some more recipes that you can use to put crescent roll dough to good use:

Freezer Meal Recipe: Chicken Crescent Rolls

5 / 5 (1 review)
Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 12 mins
Yield: 8 rolls | Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 package crescent rolls (8 rolls)
  • 3 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, chopped small or shredded
  • 1 green onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup of milk

Instructions

  1. PREPARING FOR THE FREEZER:

  2. Mix cream cheese, chicken, green onion and all seasonings together. Store in airtight container in the freezer. (Keep the crescent rolls, cream of chicken, and milk on hand, but not in the freezer.)
  3. PREPARE AFTER FREEZING:

  4. Thaw chicken mixture. Fill each roll with chicken filling and roll up. Bake as directed on crescent roll package. Usually at 375 for 12-15 min.
  5. Gravy: Mix cream of chicken and milk in a small saucepan over low heat. Pour on top of cooked chicken rolls.

Comments & Reviews

  • Kristi

    THis looks good! I’m adding it to my list. I have a similar recipe, but the filling is just S&P, Chicken, cream cheese, butter and chopped onion.

  • Sabrina

    I love it! I can not waiteto ge started on this. I have a business that I run of my own and a Daughter in Softball so we are always on the runand eating out has hurt the poketbook and the Thighs lol. I, ready to make my cooking cheap and easy. Way to go! You have hit the top of y list as a favorite site to visit.- Roseburg Oregon

  • Allie

    I thought you said NOT to freeze cream cheese? Also you say not to freeze raw eggs but in other recipes posted on this site it includes eggs. This is very annoying why post the recipes if you aren’t supposed to freeze them???????

    • Micah

      Cream cheese and eggs can be frozen when incorporated with other things. You just can’t put a case of eggs or a pack of cream cheese in the freezer.

  • Tara

    Do you freeze the crescent rolls also or do buy them when you are ready to make this?

    • Monica

      I just have them on hand in the fridge. The rolls are usually good in the fridge for 1-2 months. So I will plan to use that freezer meal in that time period, or add the crescent rolls to my shopping list if I want to freeze the meal for a longer time.

  • Kristin g

    These were delicious without the sauce!

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