I made my chicken in the crock-pot first by adding in the chicken and about 6 cups of water.   This made my broth and chicken for the recipe.  I then had just over 2 cups of broth left over for another time.

Crock-Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Crock-Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Ingredients

2 Pounds Chicken, Cooked and Shredded
3 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth
1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup
2 Tablespoons Stick Butter
6 Carrots, Chopped
2 1/4 cups Bisquick Dry Mix
2/3-3/4 Cup Milk

Instructions

  1. Add chicken, broth, cream of chicken soup, butter and carrots to crock-pot.
  2. Cook for 1 hour on high.
  3. In a bowl, mix bisquick mix and milk.
  4. Using a spoon, drop spoon size biscuits into the crock-pot on top of the chicken mixture.
  5. Cook for 35-45 minutes on Low.
  6. Biscuits will be done when they bounce back to the touch.

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