Easy Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits

This easy CrockPot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits recipe is simple and delicious. An easy comforting meal that makes you want seconds. 

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits

This has to be the easiest chicken and dumplings recipe ever. The slow cooker does all the work and the premade biscuits are just as good as dumplings. 

Chicken Thighs vs. Chicken Breasts

Either piece of chicken works. The thighs are juicier. You can also add both instead of using one or the other. Just make sure it is boneless and skinless pieces of chicken. 

Prepping the Biscuits

Since we are using premade canned refrigerated biscuits you need to do a little prep work. 

  1. Pop can open and layout each biscuit. 
  2. Flatten each biscuit by hand or rolling pin. 
  3. Cut biscuits into 1/8s. You can use a pizza cutter and cut them like pizza slices. Or you can cut them in the straight lines making squares. 

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits

More tips for the Biscuits

  • The biscuits do soak up some of the liquid. Before you start your Crock Pot you may worry that your Chicken and Dumplings are too soupy! Don’t! Just let the biscuits do their job. (Scroll down to “Handling Leftovers” for reheating tips.)
  • Avoid the biscuit dough sticking together as much as possible. When the biscuits cook in the Crock Pot they will cook together. Having some liquid in between each is best so you don’t end up with one huge biscuit. 

Easy Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits

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Variation Ideas

Although this Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits recipe is easy and perfect comfort food just as it is there are a few variations you can try! 

  • Add 1/2 cup of chopped carrot. 
  • Use chicken breast instead of thighs. Or a combination of both. 
  • Lighten up the recipe by using low-fat cream of chicken, milk, and chicken broth. 
  • Try my Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings with homemade dumplings. 

Handling Leftovers

  • As mentioned above under “More Tips for Biscuits” the biscuits do soak up the liquid. If you are reheating the next day you may need to add a little more milk or chicken broth and stir. 
  • Microwave the chicken and dumplings in 30-second intervals stirring in between until heated through. 

Easy Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits Recipe

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings with Canned Biscuits
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Easy Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits

Easy chicken and dumplings recipe using canned biscuits for the dumplings.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword CrockPot Chicken and Dumplings, Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 239 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson

Ingredients

  • 1 (10.75 oz) can Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 16 oz Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1.5 to 2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 can refrigerated biscuits flatten each biscuit and cut into 1/8 pieces

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients into your slow cooker except the biscuits and stir.

  2. Cook on High for 3 hours.

  3. Shred chicken, add biscuit pieces and stir.

  4. Cover and cook on High for 1 hour.

  5. Stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuits
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Protein 24g48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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