Chicken Crescent Casserole


Serves: 9

Chicken Crescent Casserole

15 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Roll Dough
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup,
  • 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese or swiss cheese (or any cheese of choice)
  • 1/4 cup of skim milk
  • 8  ounces cream cheese (very soft)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large cooked chicken breasts, finely chopped (or use about 2 cups, can use cooked turkey)
  • 1/2-3/4 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt (or use 1/2 teaspoon white salt or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1-2 cup grated cheddar cheese (for topping)


  1. Set oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 9 x 9 casserole dish with non stick spray
  3. In a saucepan, mix half and half cream, 3/4 cup grated cheese (can use more cheese if desired) and undiluted chicken soup (can season with black pepper if desired).
  4. Heat just until the cheese melts (do not boil).
  5. 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 (if using).
  6. Add in the chopped chicken, onion and cheddar cheese; mix well until combined.
  7. Add in 2 tablespoons whipping cream or mayonnaise; mix to combine (add in a little more if the mixture seems too dry).
  8. Season with seasoned salt or white and black pepper to taste.
  9. Unroll the crescent rolls.
  10. Place 1 heaping tablespoon chicken mixture (or a little more) on top of each crescent triangle, then roll up starting at the thicker end.
  11. Drizzle a small amount of soup mixture on the bottom of the dish.
  12. Then place the crescent rolls seam-side down on top of the creamed mixture in the casserole.
  13. 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.
  14. Bake for about 30 minutes.
Recipe Type: Main Dish
390 cal
31 g
4 g
23 g

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