Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwiches

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

These Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwiches, also known as Crack Chicken, are a delightful combination of tender chicken, creamy ranch seasoning, gooey cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and fresh scallions, all served on a soft bun. This dish is perfect for busy days when you want a satisfying meal with minimal effort. The slow cooker does all the work for you, resulting in a flavorful and comforting sandwich that will please the whole family.


  • 1-2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning mix (or 1 packet)
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • Buns for serving


  1. Prepare the Slow Cooker: Place chicken breasts in the basin of a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Season: Sprinkle the ranch seasoning over the chicken. Add cubed cream cheese on top.
  3. Cook: Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.
  4. Shred and Mix: Once the chicken is cooked through, stir to distribute the cream cheese sauce evenly, then shred the chicken with two forks. Stir in the bacon, scallions, and 1 ½ cups of cheddar cheese.
  5. Melt Cheese: Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese over the top, cover, and allow to melt for about 10 minutes.
  6. Serve: Pile the creamy chicken mixture onto buns and enjoy.

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 4 hours | Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings | Calories: 704 kcal per serving

Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently in the microwave or on the stove.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding your favorite toppings such as avocado, tomatoes, or pickles.
  • You can also serve this chicken mixture over rice, pasta, or salad for a different meal option.
  • Make sure to use real bacon for the best flavor, but you can also use turkey bacon as a lighter alternative.
  • Adjust the ranch seasoning to your taste preference; you can add more or less depending on how flavorful you want the dish to be.

Enjoy these indulgent Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwiches for a delicious and easy meal that will become a family favorite!”

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