Chicken & Egg Noodle Casserole Recipe
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Chicken & Egg Noodle Casserole Recipe

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A friend and her family went through a really difficult time, and I felt so awful for them. Bringing over this casserole was the one thing I could think of to help them out in a tiny way and let them know I was thinking of them. —Lin Krankel, Oxford, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 cups uncooked egg noodles (about 12 ounces)
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers (about 20 crackers)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 446 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 820mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook noodles according to package directions for al dente; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk soup, sour cream, milk, salt and pepper until blended. Stir in chicken and noodles. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, mix crushed crackers and butter; sprinkle over top. Bake 30-35 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken & Egg Noodle Casserole in Taste of Home November 2013

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Luv50s User ID: 8394303 260856
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2017

"I liked this recipe after adding onion, garlic, celery, mushrooms and some added seasoning per the reviews I read. Peas would be nice for some folks who like peas. The base recipe is perfect"

t User ID: 8970127 260586
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2017

"To make this a complete meal, we added frozen peas before baking. My husband can't eat spicy or heavily seasoned food, so the sour cream added just enough zip to make this recipe a winner in our home."

meeska User ID: 7309404 259000
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2017 Edited Jan. 5, 2017

"I agree with having to add more spice. But you definately have to add celery."

Stephanie User ID: 6758571 258742
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2016

"This recipe was really yummy. I had to double it to feed my crew but everyone really loved it. It is in our family cookbook now."

shermanhenryfloyd User ID: 6379642 255548
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2016

"Thank you for sharing this recipe and your generous spirit in helping a friend who experienced tragedy. This is wonderful "comfort food"! Added a bit of poultry seasoning and used potato chips as the topping just because they were on hand. Other than that, it was perfect. Others evidently thought so too or it would not have deserved almost 5 stars!!"

MsJoanne User ID: 6657204 255168
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2016

"This recipe is tasteless and tastes like mayo with chicken. Thankfully, I tasted the "sauce" before using it or this would have gone in the trash on first bite. I'd list all the things I did to make this more enjoyable but it's basically a whole new recipe (thyme, garlic/onion powder, parsley, shredded cheese, roasted red peppers, other veg etc.) Skip this one. There are far better on TOH."

txxschic User ID: 7785011 245245
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2016

"Yummy!! I just added onion and garlic but it is still very good without. Couldn't believe how good the buttered ritz cracker topping was. Next time i make my baked macaroni and cheese l will use the buttery cracker topping instead of my usual panko bread crumbs."

esc1123 User ID: 8790942 244806
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"Ok, yes, it was slightly tweaked. I used both cans cream of chicken. Added some dried minced onion & chicken stock base (about 1 Tb of each) and a dash of ground sage. Sprinkled plain Panko on top. Cooked for 20, sprinkled shake cheese & some shredded mozzarella on top, baked for 10 more minutes. DELICIOUS!!! The only other place I cheated was I used chicken pulled from a rotisserie chicken, so that added to the flavor. This is now my go-to comfort food"

PattyK1601 User ID: 904310 244772
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"We made this for dinner tonight. We took the suggestions from other reviewers and added the peas, minced onions, garlic pdr and the Bullion. It adapted very well to my gluten free diet using gf noodles, gf cream soup and topped with gf crackers. We consider this a definite keeper recipe. Thank you to all who have reviewed and made suggestions to this recipe."

MY REVIEW User ID: 963401 244767
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"This is one of my family favorites. However, instead of using the crackers, I left over crushed potato chips, crushed corn flakes cereal or crushed tortilla chips. Almost any variety will do. Adds a little extra flavor."

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