Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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cheesy chicken casserole

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Steven Pennington
Plan ahead week night dinner. Keeps in the refrigerator for a 3-4 days. Freezes easily.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 8 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs 15 mins
Course Casserole
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Servings


  • 4 Chicken Thighs Cubed
  • 24 oz Can of Cream of Mushroom /or Chicken Soup
  • 2 Croissant Roll packages
  • 1 Medium large Potato Yukon Golds work great, small dice cut
  • Onion Add to taste
  • Garlic Add to taste
  • Carrots Add to taste
  • Sweet Peas Add to taste
  • Broccoli To Taste
  • 2 Cups of Your Favorite Cheese or blend of Cheeses
  • Favorite House Seasoning
  • Pinch Salt & Pepper


  • First step, using your first roll of Croissant dough, layout to cover the bottom of your casserole dish. No need to spray with non-stick spray. The dough has enough butter to insure no sticking.
  • Next cover the bottom of your casserole dish with cubed Chicken Thighs
  • Add Onion, Carrots, Garlic, Sweet Peas, Broccoli, Potatoes (Add to taste)
  • Add a nice layer of Cheese
  • Next add a generous layer of Cream of Mushroom /or Cream of Chicken Soup
  • Next cover with more Cheese
  • Add your last roll of Croissant Dough to the top then cover nicely with another layer of Cheese
  • Sprinkle the top of the Croissant Dough with your favorite house seasoning, I like using creole seasoning.
  • Pinch of Salt and Pepper
  • Cover and refrigrate for 20 minutes before cookinig
  • Enjoy
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Cheesy Chicken Casserole takes no time to make

and even better making ahead for the busy work week

Ingredients and Step-by-Step Instructions

Cheesy Chicken Casserole Recipe

The Ingredients for Make-Ahead Cheesy Chicken Casserole



First, layout one package of croissant dough covering the bottom of the casserole dish


4 Chicken Thighs (Cubed)

( Or whichever part of the Chicken you enjoy)


Next, Add  Garlic, Onion & Potatoes

( Add To Your Taste)





Add The First CHEESE LAYER 🙂


 Then Add layers of Broccoli, Carrots, Sweet Peas and cover with Cream of Mushroom or/Cream of Chicken Soup  24 oz Can




Next Step, Add Creole Seasoning Or Some Of Your Favorite House Seasoning

Finish by Covering With More Cheese 🙂



cheesy chicken casserole

Cover With Saran Wrap, Then Straight Into The Refrigerator

(20 Minutes)


OVEN TEMP @ 350 FIRST 30 MINUTES Covered With Aluminum Foil

Then UN-cover And Raise TEMP To 425 FOR Another 15-20  MINUTES


Cheesy Chicken Casserole Photo After Baking



Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole


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Chef Steven Pennington

Chef Steven Pennington

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Le Cordon Bleu Chef sharing food adventures from around the world with a style of cooking rooted in southwestern flavors using French culinary technique.