Slow Cooker Creamy Cider Chicken is a simple, slow cooker chicken recipe with bacon

Slow Cooker Creamy Bacon Chicken

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This super comforting, crock pot chicken is one of our favorite fall meals! Pile it on buns or eat it as is for a low carb dinner!



  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (8 oz.) blocks cream cheese
  • 3 ounce package real bacon bits
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • Canned fried onions for topping
  • 8 Pretzel buns


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper then add it to a slow cooker along with the cider and cream cheese.
  2. Cook on low 6 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken, shred, then place back into the slow cooker and mix together with the cream cheese and cider and then stir in bacon bits.
  4. Serve on a bun with crunchy fried onions on top.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information is for the chicken only, not the buns or fried onions

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American

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