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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

"This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! It is wonderful on a cold, snowy day. I have four children who are picky eaters, and they LOVE this! Enjoy!"
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6 h 10 m servings 385 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 37g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 18.1 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 1245 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place the chicken, butter, soup, and onion in a slow cooker, and fill with enough water to cover.
  2. Cover, and cook for 5 to 6 hours on High. About 30 minutes before serving, place the torn biscuit dough in the slow cooker. Cook until the dough is no longer raw in the center.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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This recipe is AWESOME with a few modifications. I made it for my mom, husband, 3 year-old and 8 month old and it was a HUGE hit with all of us! My husband liked it better than his grandma's hom...

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AAAhhh. What a mistake! Tasted like the frozen bagged slow cooker chicken and dumplings from the grociery store. IF I EVER attempt this again...I will cook the chicken and ingredients for an hou...

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This recipe is AWESOME with a few modifications. I made it for my mom, husband, 3 year-old and 8 month old and it was a HUGE hit with all of us! My husband liked it better than his grandma's hom...

Excellent! Only adjustments needed are as follows: Use 2 cans of cream of chicken soup (as directed- don't deviate with other cream soups) cover with 1 14 oz can of chicken broth (no need to co...

Sorry if this get long winded, but I love dumplings. I cant believe how good this recipe is! Ive been raised on my Great Grandma's recipe from West Virgina, and was sure this would be horrible. ...

Wonderful recipe. And for all the morons who simply make a totally different recipe by their additions, subtractions, cooking a bit longer or shorter...try posting your own recipe and stop givi...

I'm giving this 5 stars for it's easiness and flavor. It tastes close enough to homemade to be really enjoyable. I used 2 cans cream of chicken, 1 can chicken broth, and 1 & 1/2 soupcans of wate...

This was great! I made changes as suggested by others. I used 8 small breasts, used chicken broth instead of water, added a bit of white wine (less than 1/4 cup). I seasoned the chicken before...

WONDERFUL!! I used chicken broth instead of water and did not use the onion. Did season with salt, pepper and a little onion powder. I put on low in morning before going to work and let cook ...

It really irritates me that people give a recipe 5 starts and then proceed to change it so that it's not even the same recipe anymore. If you don't like the recipe as is then don't give it a hi...

I finally made this recipe today for our Sunday lunch. This was very tasty with my changes. First of all, I have the oblong slow cooker, so I used 6 small to medium sized breasts, first I poured...