Easy Chicken Million Dollar Casserole

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
This is one of the tastiest chicken casseroles and with the addition of this cheesy flavored crunchy topping, it's addicting and irresistible.

"Million Dollar Chicken Casserole" is a very rich creamy casserole just bursting with flavor and so comforting and we have some great tips to make the best meal quickly below.

Shredded boneless chicken with cream cheese sauce in one of the tastiest casseroles ever.

Although we make our own cream of chicken soup recipe (recipe is below) the quickest casserole is made with canned soup.

It's super easy to make with roasted chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken for any quick weeknight meal.

This is a wonderful addition to your recipe collection for most asked-for casseroles.

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chicken in a creamy sauce casserole

Easy Steps

  1. Prepare a 4-quart casserole dish with cooking oil spray or butter
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  3. You need to whip the cream cheese until smooth before adding the other ingredients.
  4. Pour into the casserole dish then top with cracker crumb
  5. Sprinkle with shredded cheese
  6. Full Recipe in the Printable Recipe Card at the end of this post below
  7. Don't forget to try some of our other variety meals4 Delicious Easy Weeknight Casserole recipes

a shredded of several blends of cheeses for chicken casserole

Tips and Suggestions for Million Dollar Chicken Casserole

  1. Mix both in separate bowls and whisk the ingredients first before blending together
  2. if cooking chicken from the raw state, try adding some bacon or sausage for a meatier hearty flavor
  3. cheese crackers or another flavored cracker topping is a great alternative to regular flavored
  4. If you prefer a crispier cheese then broil on high at the end of baking for 2 minutes
  5. Don't forget to grease the pan
  6. Substitute low-sodium soups if needed for dietary constraints
  7. Always preheat the oven first
  8. Let the casserole sit for 5 to 7 minutes before serving
  9. Serve with a side of French fries, crunchy garlic bread, or flatbread pizza

how to make homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

Shopping List for Chicken Million Dollar Casserole

  • shredded or cubed chicken breasts cooked (rotisserie chicken is perfect for this recipe)
  • cream of chicken soup or make our homemade recipe above
  • sour cream
  • mayonnaise
  • cream cheese
  • granulated garlic powder
  • dried Italian herbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • buttery cracker and cheese topping:
  • any brand of cheese or  buttery crackers
  • melted butter 
  • pinch of granulated garlic powder and black pepper
  • blended extra-sharp cheddar cheese

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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Easy Chicken Million Dollar Casserole

Easy Chicken Million Dollar Casserole

It is a rich casserole made with shredded or cubed chicken in a creamy sauce named Million Dollar Chicken Casserole because of its hearty flavors.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 35 MinTotal time: 45 Min


  • 2 boneless shredded or cubed chicken breasts cooked (around 1 1/2 pounds and rotisserie chicken is perfect for this recipe)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1- 8-ounce package of cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herbs salt and pepper to taste
  • Buttery Cracker and Cheese Topping:
  • 1 cup crushed cheese crackers any brand buttery crackers
  • 4 tablespoons of melted butter
  • pinch of granulated garlic powder and black pepper
  • 1 cup of blended extra-sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 4-quart casserole dish with cooking oil spray or butter.
  2. Whip the cream cheese with an electric beater until smooth.
  3. On low speed add the soup, herbs, and any other seasoning salt, and pepper to taste.
  4. Note: for a little heat add a dash of hot sauce or cayenne pepper
  5. Fold in the chicken.
  6. Pour into the prepared casserole dish.
  7. Top with crackers mixed with butter on top.
  8. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  9. Cover loosely with parchment paper or cooking oil sprayed foil for the first 15 minutes then remove
  10. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the cheese is melted and it's bubbling.

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  1. A great idea to use crackers as the topping! Bet it tastes amazing.

  2. Sounds simple and looks delicious.


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