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Cream Cheese, Garlic, and Chive Stuffed Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Cream Cheese, Garlic, and Chive Stuffed Chicken, by , is from Jaki-Lynn's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Contributor:  
Jaki-Lynn Dixon
Added: Monday, March 23, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons dried chives
1 clove garlic, minced
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, butterflied
4 slices bacon, cooked almost to done
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, chives, and garlic.

Divide the mixture into 4 balls.

Place 1 cream cheese ball in the center of each butterflied chicken breast half.

Fold the chicken over the cream cheese, wrap with a slice of bacon, and secure with toothpicks.

Arrange the chicken in a baking dish. Pour the butter over the chicken.

Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bacon is crisp and the chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Variations:
-chive & onion cream cheese
-add crumbled bacon to cream cheese instead of on the outside
-coat chicken in bread crumbs
-mix shredded mozzarella in with cream cheese mixture

 

 

 

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