Creamy Cheesy Crack Chicken Casserole

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This crack chicken casserole is super creamy and cheesy. It’s the perfect dish to feed a large crowd. Deliciously creamy, made with tender chicken, pasta, Ranch, cheddar cheese and topped with crispy bacon. The perfect weeknight meal.

Creamy Cheesy Crack Chicken Casserole

Creamy Cheesy Crack Chicken Casserole

Creamy Cheesy Crack Chicken Casserole

This crack chicken casserole is super creamy and cheesy. It's the perfect dish to feed a large crowd. Deliciously creamy, made with tender chicken, pasta, Ranch, cheddar cheese and topped with crispy bacon. The perfect weeknight meal.

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

Bacon:

  • 12 slices bacon (diced into 1-2 inch pieces)

Chicken:

  • 1.5-2 lbs uncooked chicken (cubed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika

Veggies:

  • 1 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

Cheesy Mixture:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 package (1oz) Dry Ranch Seasoning Mix (optional)
  • 1 package (8oz) cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz) cream of chicken soup, condensed

Toppings:

  • chopped cooked bacon
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup panko crispy bread crumbs (optional)
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