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Slow cooker crack chicken topped with bacon and herbs
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Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

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WW Freestyle: 13
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs
Slow Cooker Crack Chicken is the most creamy and delicious chicken you will ever eat. Top it with melted cheddar and bacon for all the comfort food feels.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 469

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • ½ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning mix
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 block (8-ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature, cut up into 4 pieces for easier melting
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked to a crisp and chopped
  • chopped green onions, for serving
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions 

  • Pour chicken broth into slow cooker and stir in ranch seasoning mix.
  • Add chicken breasts to the slow cooker and stir around to coat chicken.
  • Cover with lid and set on LOW for 5 hours, or on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours.
  • When done, remove lid and shred chicken inside the slow cooker using two forks.
  • Stir in cream cheese and 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese; stir until completely melted and combined.
  • Top with remaining cheddar cheese; cover with the lid and let the cheese melt.
  • Remove lid and sprinkle chopped bacon on top.
  • Garnish with green onions and parsley.
  • Serve in sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and/or lettuce cups.

Notes

  • You can make your own ranch seasoning mix by combining ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon dried dill weed, ½ teaspoon dried chives, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 13 
  • Reduce points down to 3 by using fat free cream cheese, fat free shredded cheddar, and turkey bacon
NET CARBS: 4 g
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Crack Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 469 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 19g95%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 782mg33%
Potassium 429mg12%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 908IU18%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 312mg31%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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