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I’m going to share Grandma’s Legendary Chicken and Dumplings secret recipe, which creates soft, chewy dumplings, tender chicken, and veggies smothered in a creamy sauce. This easy and delicious crock pot chicken and dumplings recipe is the ultimate easy-to-make comfort food that tastes just like Grandma’s.

You Can Make Perfect Dumplings With This Secret

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The best part is that it requires minimal hands-on time, making it the perfect option for busy individuals who want to enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

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Do You See The Secret Ingredient?

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The beauty of this recipe is how easy it is to make really homemade chicken and dumplings without a lot of prep work. You will use simple ingredients along with a fresh chicken.

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Why This Recipe Is So Easy: It’s Made In A Crockpot

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First, place the boneless, skinless chicken breasts into your large 6-quart slow cooker. (Be sure they are thawed, not frozen) Top them with the diced onions – we’re building flavor right from the start!

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Mixing Up The Sauce Is A Snap

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Now, in a medium bowl, let’s mix together the cream of chicken soup, cream of celery soup, broth, and seasonings.

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Easy To Make Extra Creamy Dumpling Sauce

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Whisk until creamy and smooth. Spread that creamy soup mixture over the chicken in the slow cooker.

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Classic Veggies For Chicken and Dumplings

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Now, let’s add the bag of frozen peas and carrots on top. Cover the crockpot with its lid and cook on high for 4 hours. But here’s the trick – no stirring! We want to keep that heat inside.

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Fork Tender Chicken

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After 4 hours, remove the chicken breast. Try to do this quickly, replacing the lid to keep the broth bubbling on high. On a cutting board or large plate shred the chicken pulling it with two forks.

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It’s Almost Time To Add The Magic

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Stir in the shredded chicken quickly and place the lid back on. Continue cooking on high.

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Here Is Grandma’s Secret – Don’t Tell

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Next, we are going to prep the biscuits. Place a piece of canned biscuit dough on a cutting board. Using a sharp, long-blade knife, cut the biscuit into thin strips. Rotate the cutting board and cut the strips in the other direction to create small squares.

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Easiest Way To Make Chewy Soft Dumplings

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Quickly open the slow cooker lid and drop the uncooked biscuit strips right on top. Put the lid back on, and let it cook for an additional 1 hour. At the thirty minutes to go mark,  slightly lift the lid just enough to gently stir the dumplings with a long-handled spoon.

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Perfect Chicken and Dumplings Are Ready To Serve

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