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Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole


Posted: March 25

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole is the type of comfort food that takes you back to the simpler times with its hearty taste and ease of preparation. The flaky, buttery crescent rolls stuffed with savory chicken and creamy cheese are the start to a warm, nostalgic feeling. It's drowning in a cheesy sauce, which gets your tastebuds to relive the small joys of the past. In less than 30 minutes, Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole removes you from the hustle and bustle of the day and gives you a tasty trip down memory lane.


Ingredients

1 cup chicken, cooked and diced
1 cup cheese, grated and divided
herbs or seasonings, optional, of your choice, to taste
1 (8-ounce) tube refrigerated crescent roll dough, 8-count
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth, milk, or water
1 (10.5-ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
fresh parsley, optional, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Lightly grease an 8-inch or 9-inch square baking dish. Set it aside.

Step 3

In a small bowl, toss together the chicken, 1/4 cup grated cheese, and the herbs or seasonings.

Step 4

Unroll the crescent roll dough and separate it into 8 triangles.

Step 5

Place about 1-2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture in the center of each crescent roll.

Step 6

Roll up the dough that now includes the chicken mixture, repeating for each crescent roll.

Step 7

Place the 8 rolled crescent rolls in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

Step 8

Bake the crescent rolls until they are cooked through and the tops and bottoms are golden brown, for about 10-13 minutes.

Step 9

While the crescent rolls are baking, stir together the chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, and the remaining 3/4 cup grated cheese in a saucepan over low heat.

Step 10

Whisk the cheese mixture constantly, just until the cheese melts.

Step 11

Remove the cheese mixture from the heat before it begins to boil.

Step 12

Once the crescent rolls are fully cooked, carefully pour the cheese mixture over and around the rolls, covering the bottom of the dish and the sides of the crescent rolls. Be sure not to completely submerge the crescent rolls, using as much of the cheese mixture as needed.

Step 13

Put the crescent rolls that are now covered with the cheese mixture back into the oven until the dish is hot and bubbly, about 5-10 minutes.

Step 14

Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Step 15

Serve.


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