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Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs Recipe

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You’ll love the flavor of this Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs Recipe! Simple chicken recipes like this make for the perfect weeknight dinner. A great way to get food on the table fast!

This tasty dish requires only simple ingredients. It can even be a great grab-and-go dinner if you have to make something and head out the door!

I love that there are so many ways to use chicken! Tender and juicy chicken wrapped in crescent roll dough is one of my favorite quick meal hacks!

Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs

This easy chicken recipe’s “puffs” portion makes the chicken so light and fluffy! Not overcooking the dough is probably the hardest part of the recipe, but it’s not that hard to do!

As you can see, it’s a great meal that you can easily make and pair up with a side salad, steamed veggies, or even some homemade french fries.

My boys love hearty meals and comfort food, so this chicken puff recipe is right up their alley. I love to make this at least once per month!

Is chicken breast juicy and tender meat?

Chicken breast is often celebrated for its lean profile and versatility in the culinary world, making it a staple in many diets. However, achieving a juicy and tender result can sometimes be challenging due to its low-fat content.

When cooked with care, chicken breast can become succulent and soft, melting in your mouth with each bite. The key lies in the cooking technique—brining the chicken before cooking, grilling it to perfection without overcooking, or using methods like sous vide to ensure even and precise temperatures.

With the right approach, chicken breast can transform into a delectably moist and tender meat, proving that this popular protein choice does not have to sacrifice flavor for health.

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Make it a Meal:

If you’re ready to take charge of meal planning, now is the time. You’ll love seeing how fast and easy it can be to stop stressing over dinner!

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Best Chicken Recipes:

Once you make this Simple Chicken Puff Recipe, it’s time to start planning more meals that use chicken as the main ingredient.

Here are a few of my favorite options that everyone will love:

You’ll want to make this Keto Sesame Chicken Recipe for your next meal!

Find out how fast and easy it can be to whip up this Cajun Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe!

Feed the family with this simple Crockpot BBQ Chicken recipe!

I can’t wait to hear what you think about this Grape Chili Chicken recipe!

Crockpot Candy Chicken is addictive – you’ve been warned!

The flavor of this Hasselback Buffalo Chicken Recipe is one of my favorites!

The great thing about making this Skinny Chicken Broccoli Soup Recipe is the flavor!

How do I reheat leftovers of this simple Chicken Puff recipe?

Reheating leftovers of a simple Chicken Puff recipe requires a method that maintains its crispiness while ensuring the chicken filling is thoroughly warmed. The best way to achieve this is by using an oven. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Place the Chicken Puffs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to prevent them from sticking and to ensure even heat distribution. Heat them for about 10-15 minutes, checking occasionally until they are heated all the way through. To prevent the puff pastry from drying out or burning, you can loosely cover the top with aluminum foil.

This method reheats the Chicken Puffs, restoring them close to their original texture and flavor, making your leftovers just as enjoyable as when they were first made.

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Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs

Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Premake the filling of these quick and easy chicken puffs and cut down dinner time by half!


  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 3/4 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 10 ounce cans refrigerated crescent roll dough


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, slowly cook skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, onion and garlic.
  2. Cook until onions are tender and chicken is browned and cooked through.
  3. In a bowl, mix chicken mixture, cream cheese and butter until creamy.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  5. Unroll croissants and divide in half to create 12 rectangles. Put one tablespoon of the chicken mixture on each rectangle. Fold into balls.
  6. Place balls on a large baking sheet. Bake in the oven 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 472Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 88mgSodium: 472mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 13g

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Healthy Meal Plan Weekly Volume 16 - Five Spot Green Living

Thursday 8th of February 2024

[…] Spaghetti and Meatballs in the Crockpot / Use frozen meatballs to make up this quick dinner! 2. Quick and Easy Chicken Puffs / Add some broccoli, garlic and olive oil in the oven for a complete meal. 3. Slow Cooker Chicken […]

Miz Helen

Sunday 28th of April 2013

What a great idea! Your recipe is fabulous and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and come back soon! Miz Helen

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