Chicken and dumplings is one of those meals that leaves you feeling cozy and warm inside. It's hearty enough to leave everyone full, while not being so filling that you can't manage to clear your plate. This chicken and dumplings recipe can be made in a slow cooker.
Slow cookers are one of the most useful kitchen tools out there. They allow you to cook a fantastic meal without having to put much effort in. You can throw in the ingredients in early in the day, and leave it for hours unattended. This recipe won't take a full work day to cook, but it still takes several hours.
You'll be hard-pressed to find a simpler dinner recipe than this. Quick to prepare, easy, and light on the ingredients, it will quickly become a go-to for your family on busy days. The use of refrigerated biscuit dough for the dumplings is part of what makes this recipe so quick and simple.
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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 Tablespoons butter
2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup
1 onion, finely chopped
2 (10 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough, torn into pieces
1. Place the chicken, butter, soup, and onion into the slow cooker. Fill with enough water to cover.
2. Cover, and cook for 5 to 6 hours on High.
3. About 30 minutes before serving, place the torn biscuit dough in the slow cooker.
4. Cook until the dough is no longer raw in the center.