Chicken Pockets

by bosssanders on August 2, 2012 with 3 comments

This has become one of our kids’ FAVORITE dishes!

Servings: about 4


  • 1 (8 oz) can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2-3 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1 sleeve Saltine Crackers crushed
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup milk or water
  • 2 spoonfuls sour cream (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. Soften 1/4 cup butter and 8oz. block of cream cheese. Then stir to a smooth consistency. Add cooked shredded chicken to the bowl.
  3. Lay out the 8 crescent dough on a cookie sheet. Stretch the crescent out.
  4. Place a couple spoon fulls of the creamy chicken mixture into the center of the crescent to fill it. Then fold the crescent around the mixture so that none of it is showing.
  5. In a separate smaller bowl, put the egg and a little bit of water, maybe a couple Tablespoons worth and beat together.Dip it into the blended egg. After dipping into the blended egg, proceed to dip it into the crushed saltine crackers and place on cookie sheet. Repeat for the remaining 7 crescents.
  6. Cook them at 400 F for 20 minutes. Keep an eye on them your oven might cook them quicker.
  7. For the sauce topping: Put can of cream of chicken and milk into a sauce pan. Add as much milk as you want to get it to the consistency you want i.e. thicker or runnier.

Personally, my favorite way to eat these are putting the “pockets” on a plate with some shredded cheese on top and then ladling the sauce on (not shown in photo).  YUMMY!

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  • Megan

    I found this recipe on Pinterest, and I love it! But right now I am a college student, so I am only cooking for one. Do these reheat well? I liked them the first night, and I’m hoping I can enjoy the rest of my leftovers later this week!

  • Brandi

    I do this, except I use ham…Ham pockets! Yummy and always a hit at my house!

  • Amber Sanders

    I do this, expect I mix in buffalo sauce with the chicken. Yummm. Bet Steven would like that

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