June 7, 2013

Chicken Roll Ups

My husband's grandma makes a mean chicken roll up that Kevin loves. I decided to try my own take. We both really liked this recipe. Me more than him, but give me cheese and chicken and I am just a happy camper. I could eat these for days!

This is a quick weeknight meal. You can make the chicken mixture ahead of time and just scoop and roll when you get home from work.

Chicken Crescent Roll Ups

2 (8 ounce) cans Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/2 cup milk

4 ounces cream cheese (very soft)
2 tablespoons butter (very soft but not melted)
1/2-1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tsp minced onion flakes
2 large cooked chicken breasts, finely chopped (or equal to about two cups)
3/4 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp seasoning salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper (or to taste)
2 Tbsp. milk
1-2 cup grated cheddar cheese (for topping)

Set oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 dish with cooking spray. Mix together milk, 3/4 cup cheese and undiluted chicken soup (can season with black pepper if desired).

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. Add in the chopped chicken, onion and cheddar cheese; mix well until combined. Add in 2 tablespoons milk; mix to combine (add in a little more if the mixture seems too dry). Season with seasoned salt or white and black pepper to taste. Unroll the crescent rolls. Place 1 heaping tablespoon chicken mixture (or a little more) on top of each crescent triangle, then roll up starting at the thicker end. Drizzle a small amount of soup mixture on the bottom of the dish. Then place the crescent rolls seam-side down on top of the creamed mixture in the casserole.
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. Bake for about 30 minutes.


  1. I've made these before! They are super easy and so good!!

  2. Just printed this out to make for dinner next week!

  3. Sounds delish! You really can't go wrong w/ chicken and cheese, right!? :)

  4. Sounds yummers! Anything is good as long as it has cheese on it.

  5. Delicioussss. I'm also easily pleased. Chicken, cheese, maybe throw some broccoli in there and I'm good!

  6. I am so going to try this one night! Looks great!

  7. Yum! I agree, give me cheese and chicken and I'll eat it! I'm gonna have to try this!

  8. looks so yummy. Iam hungry all over again!

  9. Yum! I never put the soup on my roll ups in the oven, but that's such a good idea! One less dish to dirty :) Totally making this this week!

  10. Yum! i want to make these! Or better yet, you should make some and I'll come over! :)


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