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    • #268953

      Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken & Dumplings Recipe

      * 3 quarts water, Bring it to a boil in a Lg Stockpot

      Add the Following:
      * 3-4 lbs cut up chicken leg quarters, skin removed
      * 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
      * 1 small sliced onion
      * 2 stalks celery, chopped
      * 1 clove garlic, peeled and quartered
      * 1 bay leaf
      * 4-6 whole fresh parsley leaves

      Let it simmer on low for about 2 hours.

      Remove the chicken from the stock and place in a bowl. Strain stock, reserving the strained stock only and then add:
      * 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
      * 1 tablespoon lemon juice

      Return the stock to the stovetop over medium heat, add the dumplings:

      Dumplings:
      In a small bowl combine the following to make a soft dough:
      * 2 cups flour
      * 1 tablespoon baking powder
      * 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
      * 1 1/8 cups milk

      The dough needs to rest 10 minutes before rolling, then roll them out like you would biscuits, about 1/2″ thick.

      Cut the dough into manageable pieces, circles, squares, whatever you want and slide them into the simmering stock.

      Cook for 24-30 minutes. While the dumplings are cooking, shred the cooked chicken meat. near the end, carefully at the chicken meat to the pot, stir and serve.

    • #442540

      I’m so grateful to find this recipe! My husbands always gripen about my chicken and dumplins and always references Craker Barrels… Im gonna knock him outta the water with this!

      lol Thankyou!!!!

    • #452040

      Just had this at Cracker Barrel Monday. I will try this as it the way my husbands Mother made dumplings.

    • #452133

      I haven’t been to Cracker Barrel for a long time but this sounds delicious. I’ve been looking for some creative ways to use chicken.
      Can’t wait to make it.
      Thank you,
      Cynthia

    • #458606

      Not even close to how Cracker Barrel makes there ckn and dumplins

    • #458611

      @Jordan23 585168 wrote:

      Not even close to how Cracker Barrel makes there ckn and dumplins

      lol, that’s rather interesting because i’ve eaten at cracker barrel and i’ve made this recipe and i completely disagree with you. this is pretty spot on actually.

      care to share your recipe jordan?

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