A quick easy main dish casserole is found in this Chicken Bubble Biscuit Bake. Loaded with chicken, bacon, hints of ranch, and tender store bought biscuit dough. Topped off with cheese it’s a wonderful comfort dish your family will ask for again and again.
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I took to Instagram and asked y’all what recipe you wanted me to post next. This Chicken Bubble Biscuit Bake was the overwhelming favorite! Y’all have the best taste. That’s why you’re my friends!
Last summer the girls youth group from our church needed help with their dinner menus for their yearly girls camp. They wanted the wonderful Chicken pocket dinner made with store bought crescent dough stuffed with chicken filling and baked. It’s a great recipe, but not super practical for a camping situation.
I love a good challenge though and knew there had to be a way I could help them out.
I found this delicious recipe that could be made and baked in dutch ovens. It had the same elements as the stuffed chicken pockets just in casserole form.
Rumor has it that the girls loved it and there were no leftovers! I’ll admit I get it! It’s become a favorite at this Nest and is such a great comfort dish.
This is a recipe your littles can help you make or one that your teenagers can certainly make on their own. With the exception of the refrigerator biscuits and cheese, it is a great pantry casserole.
How To Make Chicken Bubble Biscuit Bake
You’re gonna love how easy this recipe is to make. It’s your basic “dump it in the bowl and mix” dish!
Preheat your oven to 350°. Lightly spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray and set aside. (How we doing so far? Sorry being cooped up tends to make me a tad on the sarcastic side…we’ll get through this right?)
The first time I made this casserole I realized I wanted more of the filling to go with the biscuits. So I’ve revamped this from the original and now it’s perfect! I also recommend using the flaky layered biscuits. Let’s do this!
In a large bowl combine 3 cups cooked chopped chicken. You can use rotisserie chicken or even canned chicken. 2 cans cream of chicken soup, 1 1/2 cups sour cream, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 2 tablespoons ranch dressing mix and 1/4 cup cooked, chopped bacon.
TIP: You can use pre-cooked bacon or you can cook your own bacon. If you decide to cook your own bacon cut the bacon into bite size pieces before cooking. It will cook quicker and eliminates the step of chopping the bacon.
Cut one (12 oz) can refrigerated Grands Jr Biscuits into quarters. (Make sure you use the Junior biscuits and not the GRANDS…unless ya want to clean casserole off the bottom of your oven…cause your board or something!)
TIP: You can make your own biscuits if refrigerator biscuits are not available. Only use half the recipe in this casserole. Homemade Baking Powder Biscuits.
Toss with chicken mixture. (Don’t really toss’em…no need for violence. lol I know y’all been locked down with kids for a week now…but don’t blame the biscuits! Just gently place them in there and then carefully mix it all up.)
Pour chicken mixture into prepared baking dish and spread around evenly.
Y’all know me. I kicked this up just a tad more by adding an additional cup of grated cheese on top! The cheese makers of the world love me!
Place casserole in preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, until bubbly and biscuits are golden brown and the extra cheese has melted and is lightly brown.
The delicious filling is popping out from under those perfect bubble biscuits! Isn’t it divine! You just want to dig in and get to eating!
This is a magical casserole. I have to admit the first time I made it, I wasn’t to sure about tossing those little biscuit balls in with the filling! I just didn’t think it was going to turn out with a bubbly top…but it does!
I know what you’re thinking? Is it really as good as it looks? YES! It is! The flavors in this dish are out of this world thanks to that ranch dressing! It’s like fairy dust for chicken casseroles. lol
Your gonna want to face plant in that baking dish and lick up every last morsel! (You can, I won’t judge!)
Like I said at the beginning of this post, this is a super easy casserole to make and one that would be a great beginner casserole for the young cooks at your Nest!
Serve with a big green salad, or a side of fresh or frozen veggies, and you’ve got dinner my friends!
Other Great Pantry Casserole Recipes
- Chicken Rice Casserole
- Chicken Tortilla Casserole
- Chicken Cashew Casserole
- Chili Relleno Casserole
- Chicken Broccoli Casserole
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I wish you and yours a wonderful day and as always…
- 3 cups cooked chopped chicken, or canned chicken
- 2 cans cream of chicken soup
- 1 1/2 cups sour cream
- 1 cup grated cheese
- 2 Tablespoons Ranch dressing mix
- 1/4 cup cooked, chopped bacon
- 1 (12 oz) can refrigerator Grands Jr Biscuits
- 1 additional cup grated cheese for top of casserole
- Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
- Combine chicken, soup, sour cream, 1 cup grated cheese, Ranch dressing mix, and bacon. Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Toss with chicken mixture. Top with remaining cup of grated cheese.
- Pour chicken mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 25-35 minutes, until bubbly and biscuits are golden brown.
You can use canned chicken in this recipe and you can also make your own homemade biscuits if trying to keep this a pantry recipe.
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Serving Size:1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 633Total Fat: 42gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 170mgSodium: 1514mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 41g