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Crockpot Crack Chicken

close up overhead shot of Crockpot Crack Chicken topped with green onion in a crockpot
This crockpot crack chicken is a fantastic recipe full of creamy, cheesy ingredients that will be a sure crowd pleaser.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 480 kcal


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 ounce Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning mix
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 8 sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 to 4 green onions, chopped


  • In a small bowl, combine salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dried parsley, and the ranch seasoning mix.
  • In the crockpot, add the 4 chicken breasts. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over the top of the chicken breasts. Top the seasoning mixture with cream cheese cubes.
  • Turn the crockpot temperature to low and cover. Let cook 6 to 7 hours, or until chicken shreds easily with a fork.
  • Once the chicken is done cooking, use two forks to shred the chicken while it is still in the crockpot. Stir the shredded chicken and cream cheese together.
  • Add 1 cup of cheddar cheese to the chicken mixture and stir to combine.
  • Top with the remaining shredded cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon, and green onions. Cover until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Note: We'd recommend grating your own cheese. Pre-shredded cheese tends to be coated with an anti-caking agent that prevents it from melting well.
Note: If you are on a time crunch, you can cook on high for 3 to 4 hours instead.
Note: This dish can be served over rice, on hoagie rolls, over a baked potato, or as a dip with crackers!


Calories: 480kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 28gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 162mgSodium: 1258mgPotassium: 435mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1382IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 287mgIron: 1mg