Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu {Mostly From Scratch}
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours 20 mins
  • ¼ C Salted Butter
  • ¼ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Avocado Oil
  • 1 & ½ C Milk
  • 1 C Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground Pepper
  • 1 T Chicken Base
  • Scant ½ C Flour (I use whole wheat)
  • 3-5 Frozen Chicken Breasts
  • 4-6 Pieces Thick Sliced Ham
  • 5-8 Squares Of Sliced Swiss Cheese
  • 6 Oz Seasoned Stuffing Dry Mix (approximately 2.5 cups)
  • ½ C Salted Butter (melted)
  1. In a medium sized saucepan, over medium heat, add the butter, oil, milk, water, salt, pepper, & chicken base. Whisk together and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the flour, whisk until smooth. Reduce until desired thickness.
  2. Grease a 6 or 7 Quart slow cooker.
  3. Evenly spread half of the sauce mixture into the bottom.
  4. Then layer and spread evenly: chicken, ham, swiss cheese, the rest of the sauce, stuffing mix, and drizzle ½ cup of melted butter over the top.
  5. Cover and set slow cooker on High for 4-5 hours, or Low for 6-7 hours.
  6. Crack the lid for the last half hour of cook time to reduce sauce to desired consistency.
  7. Serve with green salad, or your favorite steamed vegetable.
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