Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taquitos Recipe

We love an easy dinner recipe – especially when you can make it in the slow cooker! These cheesy chicken taquitos are a healthier homemade version than store bought or restaurant made (they’re baked, not fried!) – and they’re perfect for little hands who refuse to eat anything unless they can dip it in something! 😉

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Serves: 6

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taquitos Recipe

10 minPrep Time

4 hr, 10 Cook Time

4 hr, 20 Total Time

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  • 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (1 ounce) packet taco seasoning
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 (6 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 2 cups salsa


  1. Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker and cover with taco seasoning. Add cream cheese and water.
  2. Cook on high for 4-6 hours on high, 6-8 hours on low.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Shred chicken with two forks in your slow cooker, then add cheddar cheese. Stir to combine.
  5. Place a small amount of chicken mixture on each tortilla, then roll each tortilla up, placing them seam-side down on a baking sheet.
  6. Brush each taquito with melted butter, then bake for 8-12 minutes until edges start to golden.
  7. Serve warm with salsa for dipping.



2010 cal


91 g


141 g


155 g
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30 Responses to “Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taquitos Recipe”

    • Hi Jenn. I would do all the steps in the recipe, but when it says to lay them seam side down on a baking sheet is when you would put them in your freezer container. Then when you are ready, thaw in the fridge and heat as directed on the recipe instructions. Hope this helps!
    • Hi Cynthia. You can scroll down on the post to where it says "Get Nutrition Info" or you can check it out here - We have all of our recipes on and it gives you all of the nutritional info for this recipe. The calories shown will be for 2 taquitos which is considered a serving for this recipe.

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