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Chicken Enchilada Puffs – Easy Weeknight Dinner

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These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They’re stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and they taste amazing!

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

Chicken Enchilada

If there’s one thing my family loves, it’s a good chicken enchilada recipe! We’ve tried lots of different varieties, whether green or red, with vegetables or without, and we love pretty much all of them. These chicken enchilada puffs are one of our favorite twists! They have all the delicious flavor of a chicken enchilada, but they are wrapped up in a cute little crescent roll package. They’re so easy to make, and they taste amazing. Soft, flaky crescent rolls are stuffed with a creamy cheesy chicken filling to make a super delicious meal that’s ready in under thirty minutes!

How to make Chicken Enchilada Puffs

These chicken enchilada puffs are so easy to make that the kids can help too! You’ll mix together a simple chicken filling, then roll out your crescent rolls. Place about 1/4 cup of filling in the bottom of each crescent roll, then roll them up into little bundles.

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NOTE – You can certainly use store-bought red enchilada sauce, or you can make your own homemade enchilada sauce with our favorite recipe!

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

I like to make a little twist out of the end of the crescent roll dough, but you can wrap it around the puff instead if you prefer.

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

Next, you’ll sprinkle the puffs with a little extra cheese. Extra cheese is never a bad thing, right?

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

Bake the puffs in the oven until they’re golden brown and crisp. Look how gorgeous they are!

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

My whole family loves these, and they disappear in a heartbeat at our house. The recipe below is the perfect amount for my family of 4, but if you’re cooking for a crowd, you could easily double or triple the recipe. These tender little puffs are packed with flavor and so delicious If you’re looking for a fun twist on a traditional chicken enchilada recipe, these chicken enchilada puffs are for you!

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

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Chicken Enchilada Puffs

Chicken Enchilada Puffs

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They’re stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and they taste amazing!

Course Main Course
Keyword chicken, enchilada
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/4 cup red enchilada sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package refrigerated crescent rolls

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment or silicone and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken, cream cheese, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, and enchilada sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Roll out the crescent rolls, then place 1/4 cup filling at the bottom of each triangle. Fold the edges over, and roll up. Place on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Sprinkle the puffs with the remaining cheddar cheese. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They're stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and taste amazing!

To make these Chicken Enchiladas into the perfect meal, serve it with the following –

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These delicious and savory chicken enchilada puffs are the perfect easy meal! They’re stuffed with a cheesy chicken enchilada filling, and they taste amazing!
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