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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Each chicken breast is coated with herb-flavored cream cheese, rolled up and wrapped in bacon, making this dish an excellent choice for special get-togethers.

Gooseberry Patch DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened to 1/2-inch thickness
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chive-and-onion flavored cream cheese, softened and divided
  • 2 tablespoons chilled butter, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon, divided
  • 2 slices bacon


Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Spread one tablespoon cream cheese over each chicken breast; top with one tablespoon butter and 1/4 teaspoon tarragon. Roll up and wrap with one slice bacon; secure with a toothpick.

Place chicken seam-side down on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork. Increase temperature to broil; broil 8 to 10 minutes or until bacon is crisp.


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