Chicken pot pie is nearly always a guaranteed win. Add bacon, and your odds are even better. Add a cream-cheese pie crust? That's a home run for sure!

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Cook and stir bacon in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 teaspoons drippings from skillet.

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  • Add vegetables and garlic to reserved drippings in skillet; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to boil. Add cream cheese product; cook and stir 1 minute or until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Remove from heat; stir in chicken. Spoon into 9-inch deep-dish pie plate or shallow 1.5-L casserole dish; top with bacon.

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Prepare dough for Foolproof PHILLY Pie Crust and roll into shape 1/2 inch larger than top of casserole dish; place over chicken mixture. Flute edge, sealing to edge of dish. Cut several slits in crust to allow steam to escape. Place on baking sheet.

  • Bake 40 minutes or until golden brown, covering edge of crust with foil for the last 10 minutes if necessary to prevent overbrowning.

Serving Suggestion:

For a delightful brunch idea, serve this Chicken and Bacon Pot Pie with a seasonal fruit salad.

Special Extra:

Add 1 Tbsp. chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce to chicken mixture before spooning into casserole dish.

Make Ahead:

Pot pie can be assembled ahead of time. Wrap with foil, then freeze up to 3 months. When ready to serve, unwrap and bake in 425 degrees F oven 1 hour 10 min. or until crust is golden brown and filling is heated through, covering edge of crust with foil strips before baking. (No need to thaw pie first.)

Substitute:

Substitute a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate for the casserole dish.

Nutrition Facts

418 calories; 26.1 g total fat; 106 mg cholesterol; 435 mg sodium. 21.6 g carbohydrates; 23.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
01/23/2016
I thought this dish has excellent Chicken flavoring. Personally I like to have a bold kick in my food so next time I will likely sprinkle in some Cheyenne Pepper. I might even add in a small amount of shredded cheese too. But over all this was a great dish simple too make. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/23/2016
I thought this dish has excellent Chicken flavoring. Personally I like to have a bold kick in my food so next time I will likely sprinkle in some Cheyenne Pepper. I might even add in a small amount of shredded cheese too. But over all this was a great dish simple too make. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/23/2016
I thought this dish has excellent Chicken flavoring. Personally I like to have a bold kick in my food so next time I will likely sprinkle in some Cheyenne Pepper. I might even add in a small amount of shredded cheese too. But over all this was a great dish simple too make. Read More
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