This was almost the dinner that wasn’t. I had picked up the ingredients with the intention of making chicken Cordon Bleu for dinner – and then realized that I wouldn’t be home in enough time to do the prepping and cooking necessary. Slow cooker to the rescue!
These are obviously less fancy than “real” chicken Cordon Bleu, but the flavor profile is the same and using the slow cooker makes it immensely easier for a busy night – a win-win! We gobbled these sandwiches up.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches
- 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 lb. deli ham diced
- 8 oz. Swiss cheese shredded
- 2 tsp. Herbes de Provence or a mixture of rosemary, thyme and oregano
- 1 1/2 cups honey mustard dressing divided
- Place the chicken on the bottom of the slow cooker. Top with ham and spices. Pour 1 cup of the dressing over. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 4-5.
- Remove chicken, shred and return to the slow cooker. Stir in shreded cheese and additional dressing. Cook for an additional 15 minutes. Serve on rolls.
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Kate is a home cook and new mom from New Jersey. In addition to sharing recipes with Eat at Home readers, she blogs her cooking adventures at Kate’s Recipe Box. When she’s not in the kitchen, you can find her reading or tending to her garden.
Leslie Roberts Clingan says
Oh. My. Goodness. These crockpot (really, crockpot??) Cordon Bleu sammies sound delish. Will be making these as soon as I go to the grocery for ingredients. Can’t wait to taste them!
Very, very good! Lots of flavor, and super easy. I used bonein chicken thighs instead of boneless chicken breasts… and wow! The whole family loves them!!
Beth Moore says
It may not seem as convenient, but the flavor of bone-in chicken is amazing isn’t it! I’m glad to hear that your family enjoyed it