This Ranch Chicken Crockpot recipe is absolutely delicious and so easy to make! Pull-apart shredded chicken in a rich and creamy ranch mixture loaded with bacon and cheese! Add all of the ingredients to your slow cooker and allow it to do the rest of the work.

Creamy chicken is the best! Each bite is cheesy and hearty, just like in our easy tuscan chicken recipe.

Ranch Chicken recipe in a crockpot topped with bacon and herbs.

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Ranch Chicken Crockpot-

We love this delicious Ranch Chicken recipe, especially during the busy weeknights! Tender and juicy shredded chicken in a delicious and cheesy cream cheese and ranch mixture. This Ranch Chicken is a simple recipe and loaded with flavors.

If you like the flavor of this delicious creamy chicken recipe try our Instant Pot version of the crack chicken.

What is Ranch Chicken? Ranch Chicken is a classic chicken dish made with chicken, cream cheese, Ranch, Cheddar cheese, and bacon.
An easy recipe for homemade ranch chicken in a crock pot! The recipe is amazing and loaded with so much flavor, perfect for busy dinners.


With just a few simple ingredients you most likely already have on hand, you can have this recipe ready in no time!

  • Chicken- For this recipe, we like to use boneless skinless chicken breast, but you can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs or chicken tenderloins.
  • Cream Cheese- Your favorite cream cheese will work.
  • Ranch- We use Ranch powder for this recipe but you can also use Ranch seasoning mix (in packets).
  • Butter- Butter adds creaminess to the recipe.
  • Broth- Though we used chicken broth, vegetable broth may be used.
  • Garlic- This recipe calls for freshly minced garlic but you substitute for garlic powder.
  • Seasoning- To season this dish we use salt and black pepper.
  • Cheese- You can use any of your favorite shredded cheese for this recipe. Shredded cheese such as Colby jack, mild cheddar, Mexican blend, or your favorite cheese will work.
  • Bacon- This dish calls for chopped and cooked bacon, our Air Fryer Bacon is the easiest way to cook bacon.
Ingredients for ranch chicken in crockpot.


The instructions for this creamy ranch chicken recipe are so simple and only require 5 minutes of prep time!

  1. Add all the ingredients minus the shredded cheese and bacon into the crockpot.
  2. Cook time:  High for 3-4 hours or low for 6-7 hours with the lid closed.
  3. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the crockpot and shred it with two forks.
  4. Add the shredded chicken, shredded cheese, and bacon back into the crockpot and stir to combine with the sauce.
  5. Cook until the cheese melts and serve as desired.
  6. Serve and Enjoy!
Detailed tutorial collage of images how to make Ranch Chicken in Crockpot.


There are so many different ways to serve this chicken dish. Here are a few different side dishes to serve with the chicken with:

Slow cooker Ranch Chicken recipe! Chicken bread in a creamy ranch and cheese mixture cooked completely in a Crock Pot.


When do I know that the chicken is cooked?

Fully cooked chicken should have an internal temperature of 165F.

How do I reheat the chicken?

To reheat the chicken, you can reheat it in the microwave, oven, on the stovetop or in the slow cooker. You maybe need to add a splash of milk if the mixture 

Can I freeze my leftovers?

Yes, this pull-apart chicken may be frozen. Keep it in an airtight container or freezer bag. Thaw and reheat on low heat in a saucepan to serve.

How to store leftover Ranch Chicken?

You can store the leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2-3 days.

Creamy chicken ranch in slow cooker with a spoon for serving.


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Easy Ranch Chicken Crockpot (Crack Chicken)

Author: Valentina
5 from 7 votes
The easiest recipe for Ranch Chicken in Crockpot. This is the slow cooker version of our Crack Chicken recipe but made. Chicken breast in a creamy Ranch mixture. So easy and so delicious.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 12 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp ranch powder
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 8 oz bacon chopped and cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese


  • Add the chicken breast, cream cheese, minced garlic, ranch powder, butter, chicken broth, salt, and black pepper into the crockpot.
  • Close the lid and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-7 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and using two forks, shred the chicken breast.
  • Add the shredded chicken, cooked bacon and shredded cheese back into the crockpot and mix. Cook just until the cheese melts.
  • Serve as desired and enjoy!


4g Serving1018kcal Calories11g Carbs70g Protein76g Fat37g Saturated Fat6g Polyunsaturated Fat24g Monounsaturated Fat0.4g Trans Fat325mg Cholesterol1108mg Potassium0.1g Fiber4g Sugar1779IU Vitamin A3mg Vitamin C315mg Calcium1mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Easy Ranch Chicken Crockpot (Crack Chicken)
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 1018 Calories from Fat 684
% Daily Value*
Fat 76g117%
Saturated Fat 37g231%
Trans Fat 0.4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
Cholesterol 325mg108%
Potassium 1108mg32%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 70g140%
Vitamin A 1779IU36%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 315mg32%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)