Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store serves up this good tasting casserole.

Make Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole at home.

Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole

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Make Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole at home.

Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole

You can still recreate this seasonal casserole from the Cracker Barrel with this copycat recipe. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Copycat recipe, Cracker Barrel Recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 582kcal



  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg

Chicken Filling

  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Crust Mix all together in mixing bowl until smooth. Pour into greased 8x8 inch baking pan and bake at 375 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes until done. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  •  When cool, crumble cornbread and place 3 cups of cornbread crumbs in mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup melted butter to crumbs and mix well, set aside. Chicken Filling In a saucepan on medium-low heat, place butter and saute onions and celery until transparent, stirring occasionally. 
  • Add chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, salt, and pepper. Stir until well blended and soup is dissolved completely. Add chicken; stir and blend until mixture reaches a low simmer. 
  • Cook for 5 minutes, remove from heat. Place chicken mixture in 2 and 1/2 quart buttered the casserole dish or individual casserole dishes (about four). Spoon cornbread crumb topping on top of chicken mixture (do not stir into chicken filling) and bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. The crumbs will turn a golden yellow. Add a side order of country green beans or salad for a hearty meal.


Calories: 582kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 2111mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 3.9mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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  1. Gary

    Dear Jeanette – instructions clearly state “or individual casserole dishes (about four)” thus a wild guess is that this casserole might serve 4.

    • Stephanie

      Gary, the person who added in the time, did bad math or perhaps it is the new common core math where you kind of estimate things. Thank you for noting the math error and the weird character in the recipe. I have corrected this.

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