Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole

It has just gotten down right frigid here in the Midwest this week.  I was looking for an easy meal to prepare since I am saving all of my energy for my big turkey preparing debut on Thursday.  I also wanted something warm and comforting since it was so darn cold outside!

Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Ya'll, this is so good!  My husband was all about it, my kid was all about it, and I enjoyed eating my portion of it too!  We even have leftovers!

This has minimal ingredients, about a half an hour prep time, and about a 35 minute bake time.  So, in a little over an hour, you can produce this meal for your family.

The following recipe states that it serves 8, however, we are a family of three and we probably have enough left for two of us to eat it. We kinda like big portions sometimes.... :)

2 cups of Egg Noodles
2 cans Cream of Chicken Soup
3 cups, divided Shredded Cheddar Cheese 
1 cup of Milk
1 Can of Cooked Chicken
Salt and Pepper (to taste)
1/4 cup of Ritz Cracker Toppings

Preheat oven to 350
Start your water for your noodles.  Once water comes to a boil, dump in your 2 cups of noodles.  Cook per package directions. 
Get out a big skillet and dump in your 2 cans of soup and 2 cups of the shredded cheese.  Set to med-high heat and slowly stir in the milk.  Continue heating and stirring frequently until cheese melts.
Drain your cooked chicken and toss that into the soupy cheese mixture. Add your noodles once those are done.
Stir it all together and prepare to dump all of that into a 2 1/2qt casserole dish where you will then sprinkle the top with the crumbled up Ritz crackers. 
Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.
At the end of bake time, sprinkle the top generously with the remaining shredded cheese (or more) and bake for another five minutes.

It comes out looking like this:

I highly recommend this recipe!  It was pretty easy to do and it was a really comforting meal that my family enjoyed. 

And after all the leftovers have been put away tomorrow and you are checking the days events, come on back for my Thanksgiving Day version of Operation: Get Out of Yoga Pants! 

See ya then!

This post is part of the From My Kitchen series.  Please feel free to browse the archive for my yummy deliciousness!


  1. This looks SO good! And I like the fact that it uses canned chicken so I don't have to cook any!!! Definitely pinning (and printing to hopefully make this week!)
    Thanks for sharing on the Daily Blog Boost last week!

    - Brooke -

    1. Brooke-this is EXACTLY why I loved this recipe, too! Canned chicken. LOL! Thanks for stopping by! You will have to let me know how your family likes it!

  2. This looks very yummy and it is very unique! Thanks for sharing with us at Countdown in Style! Don't forget to stop by to see if you are featured on Friday! xo

    1. Thanks so much Brittnei! It is super yummy! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Sounds so yummy! Will have it try it on one of cheat much gooey cheese!Thanks for sharing and linking up with Countdown in Style! Don’t forget to come back on Friday to see if you were featured!

    1. Thanks for stopping by April! Yes, it is A LOT of cheese...but it's so good...LOL!


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