Cream Cheese and Chives Chicken
This terrific recipe for Cream Cheese and Chives Chicken was submitted by B. Abbott of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.
4 whole boneless chicken breasts
16 strips of uncooked bacon
2 (8-ounce) packages of Philadelphia brand cream cheese with chives
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Garlic powder to taste
- Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
- Divide each whole chicken breast into two separate breasts. Flatten each breast to about a 1/4 of an inch thick. Salt, pepper and garlic powder each breast to taste.
- Divide each package of cream cheese into quarters. Put one quarter of cream cheese in center of chicken breast and roll breast around cream cheese. Then wrap 2 strips of bacon around each breast.
- Place prepared breasts in 9 x 11-inch baking pan. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. If you prefer the bacon crispy on top, turn on broiler and watch closely until desired doneness is attained.
Makes 8 servings.