Crack Chicken Roll Ups

Crack Chicken Roll-Ups – heaven in a pan! The most requested chicken casserole in our house. Chicken, cheddar cheese, bacon, and ranch dressing wrapped in crescent rolls and topped with milk and cream of chicken soup. Use rotisserie chicken and precooked bacon for quick prep! These are on the menu at least once a month! Everyone gobbles these up – we never have any leftovers.

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The BEST Crescent Chicken Roll-Ups

Chicken Roll-Ups are one of my all-time favorite meals. My mom would make them when I was growing up and I’ve continued making them as an adult. I have several versions on the blog, but these Crack Chicken Roll-Ups might just be my favorite version! Chicken, cheddar, bacon, and ranch wrapped in crescent rolls and topped with cream of chicken soup. I could honestly eat the whole pan myself. SO good! We ate these for lunch, and I finished off the pan for dinner. I couldn’t help myself!

chicken and cheese on top of crescent rolls

How to Make Crack Chicken Roll-Ups

These Crack Chicken Roll-Ups are super easy to make. Chop up some chicken and mix it with cheddar cheese, cooked bacon, and Ranch dressing. Top crescent rolls with the chicken mixture and roll up and place in baking dish. Top the crescent rolls with a mixture of cream of chicken soup and milk and bake.

The number one question I get about any of my crescent roll-up recipes is “Do the crescents get soggy?”. No, the crescent rolls aren’t soggy, but they aren’t crispy like they are right out of the oven. They are soft on the bottom and the tops do get a little brown.

To cut down on prep time, I like to use rotisserie chicken and precooked bacon. I buy both in bulk at Costco. I will also mix up the chicken mixture the night before and assemble the roll-ups when we are ready to bake them.

Can Chicken Roll-Ups Be Made in Advance?

I haven’t made this casserole in advance and refrigerated it overnight. I am sure it would be fine one night in the refrigerator. You can also freeze the baked casserole for later. To bake from frozen, thaw completely and either reheat in the microwave or covered in the oven until warm. I think it would take about 30 minutes in the oven to reheat the roll-ups.

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What to Serve with Easy Crack Chicken Roll-Ups

As I said, I LOVE everything about these Crack Chicken Roll-Ups. I can not wait to make these again. They are SUPER easy to make and taste great! Perfect for all your picky eaters! We usually serve these chicken roll-ups with some rice and green beans. Here are a few of our favorite recipes from the blog that go great with this chicken casserole:

Homemade Chicken Rice-A-Roni

Homemade Chicken Rice-A-Roni Recipe – you’ll never use the boxed stuff again! Rice, spaghetti, chicken bouillon, Italian seasoning, parsley, garlic…

Teriyaki Green Beans

Teriyaki Green Beans – our favorite green bean recipe. SO delicious!! Green beans, shallot, mushrooms, garlic, teriyaki sauce and sesame…

crack chicken roll ups

Crack Chicken Roll-Ups

Yield: 6 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Crack Chicken Roll-Ups – heaven in a pan! The most requested chicken casserole in our house. Chicken, cheddar cheese, bacon, and ranch dressing wrapped in crescent rolls and topped with milk and cream of chicken soup. Use rotisserie chicken and precooked bacon for quick prep! These are on the menu at least once a month! Everyone gobbles these up – we never have any leftovers. #chicken #casserole #chickencasserole #bacon #ranchdressing #easydinnerrecipe

Ingredients:

  • cups cooked chopped chicken
  • ½ cup chopped cooked bacon
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • cup ranch dressing
  • 1 (10.75-oz) can cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 (8-oz) can refrigerated crescent rolls (8-count)
  • 1 (4-oz) can refrigerated crescent rolls (4-count)

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch dish with cooking spray.
  • Mix together milk, and soup. Set aside.
  • Combine chopped chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, and ranch dressing.
  • Separate crescent rolls into 12 triangles. Top the large part of the crescent triangles with the chicken mixture.
  • Roll the crescent rolls up and place in the bottom of the prepared dish.
  • Pour soup mixture over crescent rolls.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Notes:

This recipe uses prepared Ranch dressing, not the dry mix. I used a bottle of Hidden Valley Ranch.
To cut down on prep time, use rotisserie chicken and precooked bacon.
Can freeze baked casserole. To reheat, thaw completely and microwave or cover and bake for approximately 30 minutes, until warm.

Steph

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  1. Do you think I could make this in a slow cooker? My oven is not working right now and I was still hoping I could make these… what do you think?

    1. I haven’t tried this in the slow cooker. I have seen other recipes on the internet that cook casseroles with crescent rolls in the slow cooker, SO it would probably work. Let us know if you try it!

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