Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

This Slow Cooker Crack Chicken recipe is Creamy, Cheesy, Ranch, and Bacon Shredded Chicken. It’s perfect on it’s own, on a sandwich, in a tortilla, as a dip, or on a lettuce wrap for a low carb option!

Looking for more Easy Chicken Recipes? Try my MIYM Chicken or my Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings!

Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

What IS Crack Chicken?

Hey friends. Popping in with another super easy dinner recipe today. You might ask, “what IS Crack Chicken?” Well, the internet has deemed the combo of Cheese, Ranch seasoning and bacon as “crack”… Crack Bread, Crack Dip… It’s a thing.

And I have fully jumped on the trend and named a few of my own recipes (not including ranch, bacon, or cream cheese) using the word crack, like my Peanut Butter Cup Crack Brownies, and Praline Crack… sorry I just can’t help myself, it’s catchy!

This slow cooker crack chicken recipe couldn’t be easier, honestly. It’s just a few ingredients and they transform into a creamy, tasty, shredded chicken that you can use in TONS of ways: Sandwiches, Nachos, Enchiladas (Hello..Crack Enchiladas…how FUN!)…and it’s actually a low-carb (keto) recipe on it’s own, so scoop it onto a bowl of crunchy lettuce and you have yourself Crack Salad. WHUT.

I made it and scooped it on a sandwich, like Crack Chicken Sloppy Joes. My kids loved it.

Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

Slow Cooker Crack Chicken aka Bacon Cheddar Ranch Chicken

I partnered with Philadelphia Cream Cheese on this recipe, which I LOVE. AND they have some amazing flavored cream cheese that is an amazing way to elevate this dish. I got a little crazy and added a package of BACON Cream Cheese in place of 2 regular blocks of cream cheese. Solid.

AND Philly happens to make Jalapeno Cream Cheese too, which would make this a little spicy, which would be fantastic! If you do use a flavored (savory) cream cheese, use only one flavored with one plain…otherwise it’s just too much. Trust me on this. If you don’t want to use a flavored cream cheese, it’s totally fine. I always make it with plain, but I found the bacon and it was a fun addition!


How do You Make Slow Cooker Crack Chicken?

To make this slow cooker crack chicken, literally all you do is plop all the ingredients in the crock pot and let it go. Just make sure not to overcook it. Use the low setting if you aren’t going to be around the house.

When the chicken is cooked, just  mix it all together (the chicken will shred easily) and add in some crispy, crumbled  bacon. I like to add the bacon last so it stays crispy.

When I make sandwiches I top it with a bit more cheddar and place it under the broiler for a beat. Because more cheese…

Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

You could even save a step if you running low on time and use a Rotisserie chicken in this. Just warm the cream cheese up and mix it all together!

Like I said, this Slow Cooker Crack Chicken is a great low carb recipe, and can easily be Keto Crack Chicken!



Slow Cooker Crack Chicken

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: serves 8 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Dinner


This easy slow cooker dinner is an internet smash! I created this recipe with busy families in mind!


  • 3 lbs boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese
  • 2 (1 oz) packets dry Ranch seasoning
  • 8 oz bacon, cooked crisply and crumbled


  1. In a slow cooker combine place chicken, cream cheese, and Ranch seasoning.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours, until chicken shreds easily.
  3. Once chicken shreds stir with a large fork or spoon, so the chicken shreds and all the ingredients combine.
  4. Add in crumbled bacon and stir to incorporate.
  5. Serve warm.


Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 days

Keywords:: chicken, crack chicken, ranch, bacon, slow cooker

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*I partnered with Philadelphia Cream Cheese on this recipe, but all opinions are my own.


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777 Responses
  1. Katie

    Does it matter how the ingredients are added? I don’t want the chicken to burn at the bottom of my crock pot.

    Thank you for the recipe too.

  2. Val

    Love the sound of the chicken, but the site has to many ads that play sounds & you can’t get them to stop without turning the sound off on the computer.

    1. kory

      I had the same results I actually went back through and thought I added too much or too little of something, my husband devoured it I couldn’t even eat 4 bites and I definitely wouldn’t give it to my child being to salty ?

      1. Jan

        I made this using only 1 pkg of dry ranch dressing, 1 – 8 oz cream cheese and only a couple slices of cooked bacon. It was good! And definitely salty enough. I can’t imagine how salty it would be with 2 pkgs of ranch dressing and half a pound of bacon!!

        1. Michelle H.

          Thank you for sharing that it worked with one pkg of each of those. Did it turn out more like the picture? I just made it as is, and it is so creamy I could never stomach it as a sandwich. It is an incredible dip, though!

    1. Judy Lee

      Try Mascarpone and make the homemade ranch.
      Black Pepper ¼ C
      Parsley Flakes 1 1/2 C
      Garlic Salt ½ C
      Kosher Salt 2 Tbsp
      Granulated Garlic ¼ C
      Granulated Onion 3/4 C
      Dill Weed 2 Tbsp

  3. deb

    do you think it could be done with a whole skinned chicken (cooking time would vary of course)? I was just thinking about fixing the mississippi roast recipe with chicken but this sounds much better. heck i may even try this with beef roast

      1. Dianne

        Uh oh, I just saw this part. I just did like you said and dumped the chicken, cream cheese and ranch mix in the crockpot but didn’t mix it!!! Do you think it will turn out ok?

      1. Vicki

        Thanks. I made it today and got an “eh I’d eat this again” Which in my house is about as good as it gets. The leftovers are going in the freezer for a week or two. I think next time I might add only one ranch pack because it did seem a little salty and with the flavored cream cheese I don’t think you really need two. Thanks again for a good new and different recipe.

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  5. Stacy

    Made this last night-what a hit! This is one of those recipes you pass on to friends, and anytime my kids eat quickly, I know it’s a hit! You are a whiz at desserts AND other recipes!

  6. Judy Plaatje

    Made the Slow Cooker Crack Chicken this afternoon. Absolutely DELICIOUS!! Didn’t have time to cook in the crock pot, so I browned the chicken just a little in an oven-proof skillet, added the cream cheese and Ranch Dressing Packets, and put in the oven for about 45 minutes. Shredded with 2 forks, mixed it all together – and took to a pot luck this evening. Topped with shredded cheddar and bacon bits. EVERYONE luved-luved-luved it!! Made a simple homemade dinner-roll recipe for the buns. Just sooo good!! Unfortunately there was only about half a cup of the Crack Chicken to bring home for left-overs! Everyone asked for the recipe. Hated to tell them it was so easy! 🙂 This recipe is going in my Recipe Book – marked “DELICIOUS”!!! Thanks for all your great recipes – and this one too!!

  7. kamil

    I made some substitutes… I used the reduced fat Philadelphia cream cheese n turkey bacon… it was great minus the guilt. I also I put it on tortilla instead of a bun… yummy

      1. Jamie N.

        Patty Field: one would think this was your blog, or that you must benefit from the interaction in the comments since all you seem to do is put everyone & everything else down or have all negative remarks for everything. Sheesh! MOVE ON!!!

    1. Chelle

      Potato salad,baked beans,macaroni salad,cottage cheese,green beans,lettuce salad….. I could go on and on but maybe some ideas there for you?

  8. Ronda

    Crack Chicken: I can’t wait to try it. I had all the ingredients so they went straight into the crockpot. It’s 9:30 pm now so appears I’ll have a tasty low carb lunch tomorrow!

  9. Juliana

    Ohhhh this looks SO good! Making it right now, had to make some ranch seasoning myself, it tastes pretty good so we’ll see.. But everything smells delicious, can’t wait for it to be done!!

  10. Carrie

    So, are we to assume that this post is sponsored by Target? (Target chicken shown and the flashing ad from Target). You really should disclose that information. Honestly, Your posts are all too often are “sponsored”. It seems that your blog has turned into one giant corp. ad. It seems you will take money from anyone and plug an ad anywhere. You even have an ad from Campbell’s in your recipe! Too many ads for me….too little honestly. I’m unsubscribing.

    1. Shelly

      This post isn’t an ad for Target at all! I actually VERY rarely do sponsored posts. The ads that are displayed are quite often out of my control, as I use an ad network who fills my ad space. I featured the Target chicken because that is what I used and I do shop frequently at Target. This post is completely authentic to my life.

      1. Hedy

        It looks sinful and delicious! Unless you are a regular shopper at Target how would one possibly know your chicken is from Target? Some people can see the negative in anything…

      2. Jennifer

        Not sure who piddled on her Post Toasties but WOW. See that, I snuck an ad in.;) Not sure why it even matters if it’s sponsored but that lady clearly doesn’t know how ads work.

        Now, to my question: have you tried this with reduced fat or fat free cream cheese?
        Thank you!!

          1. ajea

            Could not agree more, Donnette. Just found this out in cancer treatment. Go full fat. With protein, full fat repairs your cells, needs it; and you actually eat less because full fat is so satisfying taste-wise. But the cancer doctors had to really break down the latest dietary research for me because I was a loyal, fanatic, anti-fat person. I’ve lost 55 pounds.

            Then I found out the doctor that started the anti-fat movement in 1970 did it with purposefully missing data, and faulty trials. This came out in 2014, and quickly buried because so many famous doctors have made a career out of the anti-fat/reduced fat/fat-free movement.. Doctor’s papers have been removed from scientific medical journals. He is banned from publishing, and I think medical institutions took away his medical credentials.

          2. KimC

            You’re absolutely correct! Sugar and carbs actually feed cancer cells, as well as increase seizure activity in people who have seizures. Without sugar, cancer cells can’t feed. Cells need fat to grow and reproduce healthy cells.

      3. Jeannie

        I understand about Target, Wal Mart ……………. showing up as ads. Mine advertises Avon. I am positive none of the ingredients can be bought from AVON.
        This looks delish. just need to substitute the cream cheese & Ranch Dressing so my D-I-L can enjoy it as well.

        1. Joe

          Geez, Patty, take a pill. You sound as if you need some professional help.dealing with your anger issues. Sniping at, and calling other posters derogatory names – people you DON’T EVEN KNOW! – is indicative of something else going on.

      1. lulu

        *You’re (You might want to be careful of calling another person an idiot when your unnecessary and unwarranted mean comment includes a grammatical error.)

    2. Bob

      Maybe “Carrie” should get her recipes from a cookbook, although she would have to go to a store..(you know the kind that sponsors ads on blogs) to buy it. Actually she should probably just stay off the internet if she does not know how blogs or the web in general work.

    3. JoAnn VanDersarl

      The ads are posted by an external advertising service. They have an automated “bot” that scans any page that is using their advertising code. The bot scans the text to determine what the article is about then serves up an ad that is most relevant to the content on the page. So if the bot “thinks” that the article is about children’s clothing, the advertising server will place ads on the page that are relevant to the topic on the page, so you might see ads for children’s clothing, children’s bedding, toys, etc. The blogger has no control over which ads appear on the page. The purpose of this strategy is to serve up ads that readers are the most likely to be interested in since the advertisers know that if you’re here to read an article about car engines you probably won’t be interested in something not relevant to that topic, such as diapers or home decor. 🙂

    4. Patty Field

      When I look at it, I have advertisments from Walmart. Does this mean it’s Walmart sponsored? No, it means whatever you were looking up prior to seeing this recipe was at that store. So, you were the one looking up things at Target!

    5. Patty Field

      Your computer settings need to be changed, or you have a virus. I don’t have any advertisements on mine. You must have been looking at Target, that’s why it copied the link.

    6. Jenny

      Um, the ad that you see will be based on the cookies on your own computer. Basically, it’ll relate to websites YOU have visited. There are no Target ads among the ones I see, but there are ads from websites I’ve been to. There’s no need to be so hostile when you don’t even know what you’re talking about.

    1. Shelly

      You could certainly use 2 cans of Cream of Chicken Soup in it’s place..the texture might be different, but it would still be good!

    2. Kriss P

      My favorite hot chicken sandwich recipe uses cream of chicken soup and handfuls of crushed potato chips. Just mix it and add more chips until you have the right consistency. I usually use canned chicken breast, 2 big cans to one can of soup. You can also use low salt chips and healthier cream of chicken soup. Making the chicken bacon ranch today! It may become my new favorite.

      1. Leigh Ann

        Yes, this is how I remember hot chicken sandwiches! I like the idea of adding a little cream cheese in it, so I think I’ll mix the two recipes next time! Gotta have the potato chips, though. lol

    3. Zou Yang

      Yes! No cream cheese. Replace chicken with tofu; cream cheese replaced by puree of lima bean. 2 Tbls. fish sauce instead of ranch dessing. Cook quickly in micro wave.

        1. Lynn

          I think everyone needs to be kinder. I don’t think rock throwing is what cooking and good food is all about. Shame on you. We are all just trying to stay alive and love one another..

      1. Angie Young

        Maybe you should stay off the internet! Crack isn’t always referring to a drug. Sometimes it’s used as crackpot, which is what you are!

    1. Patty Field

      Oh, so the song “gimme crack corn, and I don’t care” was about crack in the 1840s? No, it was about slavery. Don’t put a negative meaning on everything!

      1. Patty Field you really have a thing for quoting things incorrectly, don’t you? Acting ugly and posting clearly incorrect information in the process just makes you look extremely stupid, rather than the person you are attempting to insult with your unnecessary, rude and derogatory comments that actually show and confirm your clear lack of knowledge, tact and maturity. There is no excuse for your negative, rude and extremely immature behavior. I’m sorry, I just came across this awesome recipe and was reading through the comments for any additional helpful information and I was extremely put off and offended by the despicable and unnecessary comments posted by this ugly person. I don’t normally comment on anything unless I have a very helpful idea or suggestion to add for people to try if they’d like, but I just couldn’t hold back the disgust I felt in response to this person’s ugly comments and attitude. Thank you to all of the people who posted positive and helpful comments on this thread.

  11. Judy Plaatje

    Hi Shelly – I just happened to be on this site today – – looking for a recipe for Enchilada Seasoning. This gal has everything homemade – so we don’t have to be eating all that bad stuff – to have these delicious meals. Just checked for homemade Ranch Dressing – and it’s right there. Best Homemade Ranch Dressing from Scratch –

    PS – LUV all your posts. Gain weight just reading them!! 🙂 Keep up the good (and absolutely-delicious) work!!

  12. Teija

    I’m going to have to try this one, probably this weekend when I will be gone all day Saturday. How nice it will be to come home and supper will be ready! Sounds like a winner to me!

  13. Marie

    Do you have any idea the calories, sugars, fat, sodium, carbs per serving. I’m watching my diet and would love to make this. Thank you

    1. Lynn

      It’s really easy enough to do yourself and more accurate using the actual ingredients you will put in. If you are watching your diet you should definitely google the nutritional info on what you need to know. I can tell you with the Ranch seasoning the sodium is going to be high!

    2. WLS

      Calories are a whopping 591 for the recipe itself, per serving. Add a bun and any side dishes and your pushing near 1,000 calories.

      Fat grams weigh in at 46 per serving. Add in bread and sides and it climbs, depending on the types.

      1. Patty Field

        Just deduct the calories from your daily total, and enjoy. Also, if you do an extra hour of aerobic exercise, this wI’ll burn an extra 300 or so calories.

  14. Be still my beating heart. I had no idea that “crack” on the internet meant cheese, ranch, and bacon. I am so behind the times. But I am all in! This looks so good. I might make it just to pretend that I’m at a sunny summer BBQ, enjoying warm weather and not stuck in yet another winter storm named Irma. Or whoever. Yum!

  15. I’m so not one to buy pre-made packaged mixes, but I bought Ranch mix to make Crack Dip for the Superbowl, and can’t stop thinking about it! It’s SO good! And then you turned it into a dinner? SIGN ME UP, MAMA! 🙂


        1. Renee

          I’m making this right now and it smells so good. I can’t wait to try it. A big thanks to Laurie for sharing the link to the homemade ranch seasoning. I made a batch of the dry seasoning to add to the crock pot and make some dressing. So good, it tastes and smells like the packaged stuff without all the salt, MSG, and other yucky ingredients.

        2. Andi

          I am interested in using your homemade ranch dressing mix in this recipe. How much do you use? Thanks!!! This chicken is so good, just trying to cut the sodium down .

          1. Shelly

            You could but you are going to be shredding the chicken, and using bone-in chicken makes that a little more difficult.

      1. Anna

        Homemade Ranch Dressing mix:

        5 heaping Tbsp. of dried onion powder
        2 1/2 Tbsp. of dried parsley
        2 tsp. paprika
        1 Tbsp. salt
        2 tsp. pepper
        1 tsp. garlic powder
        1 tsp. celery salt

        Mix together in mini grinder or blender. (I’ve never blended it, just mixed together) Store in air tight container (I use a mason jar) 1 Tbsp.= 1 envelope of Ranch mix.

        1. Beverly

          Just FYI one of the main ingredients that creates the HV Ranch “flavor” is the spice, dill. I think without it there would be something missing. I don’t know for sure & I’m not giving negative comments about your recipe. Just something I know about “ranch” flavoring that I wanted to add to the comments. This may be just a touch better with a small amount of dill.

        2. Ranch dressing, homemade or the packet both work great in hamburgers too. It isn’t too much and gives them a nice flavor when you want something just a bit more than a plain hamburger patty on a bun. Hubby loves them.

          1. Dianna

            I know it’s odd but we hate the taste of sour cream and cream cheese…is there anything else you could substitute? Love all your recipes sweet and savory!

        3. Shalen K Greiner

          ½ cup buttermilk powder
          2 tablespoons parsley
          1 teaspoon dill
          1 tablespoon onion powder
          2 teaspoons onion flakes
          1½ teaspoons garlic powder
          ¾ teaspoon salt
          ½ teaspoon pepper
          2 teaspoons chives

          1. Carolyn

            Maybe not harmful to the general population, Dan,or to you, but to those of us that live day to day with an MSG intolerance, it is very real. It causes migraines, as well as intestinal, vision, and heart issues. I have to carry around a paragraph of MSG synonyms when I shop since so many manufacturers these days hide this ingredient under other names. It can be naturally occurring as well , so the label can advertise “No Added MSG” yet still contain MSG. I make most things from scratch and going out to eat is like tossing a dice. Not fun. I am happy that you and many others do not have to live with this issue, but please do not reduce what others have to live with as a conspiracy theory.

          2. Patty Field

            This is all in your head. First time I made this , took it to work,and was asked if it had HV in it. Stupidly I said yes, and 10 people feigned allergic reactions. Second time I made it I told them it was made from scratch ranch dressimg, no one got sick! Natural occurring MSG is in tomatoes, potatoes, grapes, and the list goes on. So, unless you have a reaction to the foods that have naturally occurring MSG, you’re full of it.

          3. Charles

            Thanks for sharing your “PHD free” wisdom, Patty. MSG allergies are very real. I’ve had issues with even naturally occurring MSG that have sent me to the emergency room with migraines that were unbearable. The fact that you lied to your guest and that no one that became ill, that you know of, just means that you were darn lucky. Ignorance is no excuse and God help you if your guests find out that you lied to them if they became ill. It’s people like you that spout opinion without facts to base their thoughts on that make like people less.

          4. Emmie B

            This is fantastic information, thanks for sharing. I agree with you, many of the people on here that are “so allergic” to MSG when everyone is around to hear about their ailment are the same people that live in the McDonalds Drive through on the way home…

          5. Sherry

            I agree with you… Once a evil woman cooked deer meat and purposely coated it with powered eggs… Gave me diarrhea instantly. She thought it was all in my head…

          6. Pace

            OMG That what an awful thing to do to people. Why anybody else avoids certain foods whether as a choice or necessity is none of your business.

          7. Yvonne Rahmes

            Patty Field, this, and your second comment (“I’m a nutritionist genius”) is the most immature rude lude and crude comment I have seen in a long time. If your field is important to you, you need to show respect for someone else’s allergies. Your lack of courtesy is disgusting. There is no excuse for your kind of mean spiritedness on a friendly recipe forum. Be nice or get off.

          8. Sherry

            Perhaps someday you will suffer from a food intolerance and you will see things differently… Intolerances have thresholds once they are met, then people get sick.

          9. Angie Young

            If you’re really allergist to MSG, here’s the list of everything you must avoid! Better not eat out any more, anywhere.

          10. Jackie

            I too have to be careful with MSG… it causes me to wheeze and become short of breath. I used to love HV Ranch! Lots of items has msg T ouldnt even think.

          11. Dee

            Carolyn, for me, MSG means an evening in bed with a migraine. I have many food and medication sensitivities. Aspartame and Tylenol are just two of the other most common ingredients that make me very sick. Even if there is just a trace in something, I can tell by the near-immediate nausea and sometimes subsequent vomiting. I feel your pain, Sistah! If you are on FB, look up Spoonie groups.

          12. mary

            My husband has a heart condition that is triggered by MSG, and it is VERY real! There is one ranch mix that doesn’t have it in it and I’ve used it before with success!

          13. Milly Miller

            She might be like my mom and have allergic reaction to the MSG…not to do with it being harmful, but harmful to her.

        1. Lisa

          I found a mix at my local grocery store here in Canada. The brand isn’t called Uncle Dons if I member correctly. Says right on the front of the package “MSG free”

        2. Kylie

          Patty you are a gross person. Who plays with food allergies and intolerances!? I agree some people hear the word and “react” but some are very real. I was having reactions to did with high msg before I even knew what it was-as a kid. Gtfo. If I knew where you worked I’d report you so fast

      2. Lisa

        Keep your mayo jar empty. When you need home made. Just add milk mayo seasoning package and shake!!! Left in jar to stay left over. At the kitchen gadgets store. I got a little laddle perfect to scope out servings. That’s all I use mine for at all. If you have to mix large gathers amount. Just use 1/2 gal. Mi
        K jug. Set on table easy pour because of handle. Enjoy! ?

      3. Becki

        Please do! I sometimes can’t eat packaged mixes because of what’s in them. Have learned to make all sorts of “almost like” ones but not ranch yet.

        1. Acmazz

          This was the absolute BEST thread I’ve ever read on a recipe site!! It’s amazing how people can argue and name-call about literally everything…even slow cooker chicken. Loved it! BTW…I’m on TEAM PATTY!!! MSG allergies have been debunked with this little thing called SCIENCE long ago. Look it up. It’s psychological. HAHAHA!!

          NOTE: Patty never said she was a nutrionalist. In fact, she specifically said she WASN’T but your anger and eagerness to pounce prevented you from actually READING her comment completely.

          1. Acmazz: Actually, if YOU had taken the time to READ Patty’s comment it actually does say, and I quote, “I’m a nutritionist genius.”

            Note: In the United States, the title “nutritionist” can be applied to anyone who offers general nutritional advice. Nutritionists are not as regulated as dietitians, and even those who do not have any professional training or knowledge can legally call themselves nutritionists.

            Therefore, even if she is a “nutritionist” as she says, it does not necessarily mean that she is educated as such or knows what she’s talking about. Unless, of course, she is actually a professionally registered or certified nutritionist. If that does happen to be the case though, I definitely wouldn’t want to professionally consult with someone who acts as unprofessional, childish, derogatory, judgmental and rude as she does. Her employer and clients should read her comments on here to first hand see her showing her true colors and personality, as well as her tendency to post incorrect quotes and information in her extremely rude, immature, unprofessional and insulting comments in reference to complete strangers who did and/or said nothing to deserve them. Mature, kind and professional adults do not act or speak to people that way.

    1. lol, I made “crack dip” for a nice treat for my co workers, I work with all women lol, anyhow, they LOVED it! they couldn’t stop eating it and raving about it

        1. Rhoda

          I always use half a cannof Rotel. I also use the fiesta ranch packet. I also add 1/4 chopped onion and garlic. I love this recipe.

    1. Meg

      They have spicy Ranch Dressing powder I use one of those and one regular! For a party I shred some cheddar and offer that on the side to top the sandwich with

          1. Shelly

            Sure, the only thing is that when the chicken cooks it releases liquids, and when you shred it the chicken absorbs the liquid back and mixes with the cream cheese to make the sauce, if that makes sense? If you leave the chicken whole, the sauce might be a little thin. Of course, you can try it, and if the sauce doesn’t mix up smoothly, you can always just shred the chicken 🙂

      1. John

        This recipe is amazing, cousin’s wife made it!! When making it myself (and doubling the recipe), I thought the ranch was overpowering. I’m a ranch fanatic so to be too strong of flavor to me, is saying something!! So much that I had to cut it with sour cream!! Great recipe but too much ranch seasoning I thought. Considering there are various flavors of cream cheese to use AND you’re adding bacon already, there should be plenty of flavor using only 1 ranch packet. Dynamite recipe recipe all things considered.

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