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Bacon Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe

Bacon Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe

“I get many requests for these. I love it because it's so simple, but looks like I spent the whole day preparing it." Sandi Guettler - Bay City, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 12 bacon strips
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 medium sweet onion, halved and cut into slices
  • Dash salt and pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  • 2. Meanwhile, flatten chicken to 1/8-in. thickness. Spread cream cheese down the center of each chicken breast; top with onion. Roll up from a long side; tuck ends in. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap two bacon strips around each piece of chicken; secure with toothpicks.
  • 3. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken roll-up equals 332 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 484 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Chicken Roll-Ups

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2015

"I thought this was okay but not great. Pretty bland in my opinion."

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2015

"My husband said this recipe is a keeper!"

Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"Mine were made with smaller chicken breast. but delicious non the less.

I coated the pan in butter to allow some of it to mix with the bacon grease and absorb. and some season salt. Mmmm when I learn how to post a pic I will"

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2012

"great for company and super easy and fast"

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011

"very yummy :)"

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"These are easy to make and very good. Next time I will try the Garlic and Chive Cream Cheese. I've made them a head of time too; and then just popped them in the oven when it was time to eat."

Reviewed Jun. 15, 2011

"I know I've written a review for these before, but all reviews seem to have disappeared?!?! Anyway, these are fantastic. I often make with a garlic and chive cream cheese. These are company pleasers and very simple. Our family loves them."

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"I don't like onions so I don't put them in mine and it still turns out really good, I make my husbands with the onions and he loves it."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"Fantastic and simple. Just made two simple changes which I will do again. Had herb & garlic cream cheese in the fridge, so used that. If I don't have that handy next time I'll put garlic and herbs in myself. Also I caramelized the onions with a bit of brown sugar in the bacon drippings. Delish and yummy enough for company."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"My family absolutely LOVED this dish. It was so easy to make and fabulous."

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010

"I added chives and an Italien cheese blend. De-lish! Definitely would make again!"

Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"I made this last night with a few extra ingrediences.

I put fesh chives, chopped jalopenos, bacon bits,salt and pepper with the cream cheese. It was fantastic. I love stuffed jalopenos so I made like the stuffed jalopenos inside the chicken wrapped in bacon.. I def. will make again."

Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"I finely chopped the onions and lightly sauteed them.

Everyone raved about how delicious this was. A keeper for sure."

Reviewed Sep. 21, 2009

"I'm working on a wedding menu. The kitchen doesn't have an oven. Is there a good way to make this ahead of time and reheat in the microwave?


Reviewed Feb. 18, 2009

"Sounds wonderful

Thank you and God Bless!"

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2009

"I have been making something like this for years I swiss cheese in the middle and it is yummy. I tried it this way and it was just as good."

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