Slowcooker Chicken and Dumplings

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings is a hearty and comforting meal that is perfect for cold days. The recipe is easy to make in a slow cooker, and uses simple ingredients that are easy to find. The chicken and vegetables are cooked in a creamy and flavorful broth, while the dumplings are light and fluffy. The frozen peas add a pop of color and texture to the dish. This recipe can be easily customized by adding other vegetables or seasonings. Enjoy this delicious and comforting meal!


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 4 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 6-8 hours


  1. In a slow cooker, add the chicken breasts, chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, diced onion, sliced carrots, sliced celery, thyme, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.
  2. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  3. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred it with two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper, melted butter, and milk. Mix until a dough forms.
  5. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto the top of the chicken mixture in the slow cooker.
  6. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high heat for 30-40 minutes or until the dumplings are cooked through and fluffy.
  7. Stir in the frozen peas and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes or until they are heated through.
  8. Serve the chicken and dumplings hot.