These Crockpot Crack Chicken Sandwiches are made with boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, seasonings, cream cheese, ranch dressing, bacon, and cheddar cheese and are super easy to make and are always a welcome addition when added to the party menu.
If you love crack chicken and you love sliders, then you’ve come to the right places. This crock pot crack chicken recipe has long been a favorite among my family and friends. I love making them for dinner, backyard parties, and potlucks. I basically love to make them whenever I have an excuse! They make the perfect dinner or party food because they’re easy to eat, and they absolutely explode with flavor. If you’ve never made them before, be prepared for your tastebuds to be amazed!
Crockpot Crack Chicken Sandwiches
These delicious mini chicken sandwiches are super easy to make and loaded with flavor. Tender, juicy chicken breasts combine with a creamy sauce made of cream cheese, ranch seasoning, garlic, and other tasty seasonings along with bacon and cheese. It’s all shredded and then placed on delicious slider buns to create sandwiches that will have everyone begging for more. If I bring these to a potluck or party, I always make two batches. They’re that good.
If you have questions about these crack chicken sandwiches, then I have answers. The following FAQ answers all the most commonly asked questions about crack chicken and sliders.
What is Crack Chicken?
Crack chicken is a recipe combining chicken breasts with cream cheese, ranch, cheddar, and bacon.
Why do They Call it Crack Chicken?
Crack chicken is rumored to have been created at a fried fish restaurant in Michigan. The first iteration is said to have been seasoned chicken wings, and the customers began calling it crack because it was so good.
What are Sliders?
Sliders are simply small sandwiches. Originally, they were the name given to small pressed hamburgers, but these days, any small sandwich is called a slider.
Why are They Called Sliders?
As just stated, sliders were originally mini hamburgers. In the 1940s US Navy servicemen began calling them sliders because of their extreme greasiness. It was said that in one or two bites, they’d just slide right down. Hence, the name sliders.
How Long is Crack Chicken Good?
You can store it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days in an air-tight container. Always store the crack chicken separately from the buns.
Can you Freeze This Crack Chicken Recipe?
Yes. Simply chill it in the refrigerator, then transfer it to an air-tight, freezer-safe container.
What Goes with Crack Chicken Sandwiches?
These delicious sandwiches pair well with all of your favorite sides. Some great options include:
- French fries
- Sweet potato fries
- Macaroni and cheese
- Baked beans
- Corn on the cob
Storing Crack Chicken Sandwiches
Store the crack chicken in an airtight container for up 3 – 4 days in the refrigerator. For longer storage, you can freeze it for up to 3 months. Store the rolls separately in their original container.
Crockpot Crack Chicken Sandwiches Ingredients
It only takes a few ingredients to create these delicious sandwiches, and they’re all kitchen staples. Any ingredients you don’t have are easily found at your local grocery store. The list couldn’t be simpler.
- Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
- Yellow onion, diced
- Garlic salt
- Slap Ya Mama®
- Black pepper
- Cream cheese
- Dry ranch dressing mix
- Bacon, cooked and crumbled
- Cheddar cheese, shredded
- Slider buns
How to Make Crockpot Crack Chicken Sandwiches
Making these sandwiches is as easy as gathering up the ingredients. In just a few simple steps, you’ll have some of the most delicious sliders you’ve ever made.
Step 1: Cook the Chicken
Add the chicken, onion, bacon, dry ranch seasoning mix, Slap Ya Mama seasoning, garlic salt, pepper, and paprika to your slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 3 – 4 hours.
Step 2: Shred Chicken and Add Cream Cheese
Shred the chicken using shredding claws or two forks. Then, stir in the cream cheese and continue to cook on low for an additional 30-40 minutes. Then, top the mixture with shredded cheese and cook for another 10 – 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Serve on slider buns immediately.
Try These Delicious Slow Cooker Crack Chicken Sandwiches Today
These crock pot crack chicken mini sandwiches are so easy to make, addictive and you absolutely owe it yourself to give them a try. With a cooking process that is basically throwing everything into a crockpot and then walking away, it makes the perfect meal for busy days. This crack chicken is even delicious made into a lettuce wrap, as well. Give it a try, and I know you’ll find yourself making it again and again.
More Crockpot Recipes You Might Enjoy
Crockpot Chicken Broccoli and Rice – This recipe is made with juicy chicken, tender rice, broccoli florets, and topped with shredded cheddar cheese. A filling and delicious meal that is healthy!
Crockpot Chuck Roast – A perfectly seasoned and fork tender chuck roast, loaded with potatoes, celery, onions, and carrots. This makes the perfect dish for a weeknight dinner.
Try this delicious Crockpot Spicy Chicken recipe from Great Grub Delicious Treats. This easy recipe is made with boneless, skinless chicken breast, jalapenos, green enchilada sauce, and spicy Cajun seasoning, and is so delicious.
Crockpot Crack Chicken Sandwiches
- 2-3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
- ½ yellow onion, diced
- 2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama®
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1 package dry ranch seasoning
- 6 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- Slider buns (we used jalapeno cheddar slider buns)
- Add the chicken, onion, bacon, dry ranch seasoning, Slap Ya Mama, garlic salt, pepper, and paprika.
- Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours.
- Shred the chicken and stir in cream cheese. Cover and cook on low for an additional 30-40 minutes.
- Top with shredded cheese. Cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- Serve on slider buns immediately.
Here are a couple photos that are perfect to save to your favorite Pinterest boards.