Chicken Enchilada Puffs

I have made these delicious little chicken enchilada puffs twice this month already.  And the first time I made them my sister came over for a visit.  She loved them so much that she made me make some more to take home to her hubby.  When you pay a visit to The Recipe Critic you never leave hungry or empty handed. 🙂  I loved how easy these are to make.  I was even able to show my sister who isn’t very confident at cooking step by step how to make them.  You can have them in the oven by the time that the oven is preheated.  These puffs are packed with amazing flavor and the cream cheese inside is awesome!  This is one of those recipes that is especially great when you want to have a great meal that doesn’t require a lot of effort!

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Chicken Enchilada Puffs
 
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Delicious enchiladas wrapped in a puff making an easy dinner! Rating: 5 stars
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Tex Mex
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 package jumbo crescent rolls
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup Mexican Blend shredded cheese
  • ¾ cooked diced chicken (I used Tyson's in the refrigerated section)
  • ⅓ cup enchilada sauce
  • 2 teaspoons enchilada or taco seasoning mix
  • ¼ cup Mexican shredded cheese for sprinkling on top
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 and line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Soften cream cheese in the microwave for about 20 seconds. Stir in chicken, seasoning mix, enchilada sauce, ½ cup and Mexican shredded cheese until combined.
  3. Unroll crescent rolls on pan. Place a heaping tablespoon of chicken in the center of the two short ends of the crescent.
  4. Pull outer corners of the crescent roll over the chicken mixture, and then pull the long end over completely enclosing the filling.
  5. Sprinkle the tops of the puffs with the Mexican shredded cheese.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Notes
Recipe Adapted from Tidy Mom

Alyssa

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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Comments

  1. I know I’d love these!!

  2. These are super easy and very yummy! i might add some chopped green chilis next time. I will definately be making these again!

  3. These are really yummy! Next time I might try queso instead of enchilada sauce!

  4. What kind of enchilada sauce do you use?

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